13FST

Year 13 Food Science and Technology (13FST)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs J. Mac Callum

The aim of this Food Science and Technology focused programme is to offer a complimentary University Entrance opportunity to students interested in subjects such as health, science, sport, physical education, food technology and dietetics.

Food technology involves all aspects of food science, including production, processing and distribution of food. Students work to improve manufacturing methods through preservation, storage and new product development.


Pre-requisites

Year 12 Food Science and Technology or HOD approval.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$75 to cover the costs of food consumed and the student handbooks.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91611 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.4 - Develop a prototype considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91612 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of how technological modelling supports technological development and implementation
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91643 v3
NZQA Info
Processing Technologies 3.60 - Implement complex procedures to process a specified product
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.