N5/Higher Health & Food Technology
Health & Food Technology
Level: National 5/Higher
Units to be covered are:
Food for Health
Food Product Development
Lifestyle & Consumer Choices
This course covers a range of topics including health, nutrition, dietary needs, and the functional properties of ingredients. Pupils will plan, make & reflect on food products & consider how contemporary issues affect food choices. It will include practical cookery (1 dish per week) which will allow pupils to develop a range of practical food preparation skills and techniques using appropriate tools & equipment as well as develop organisational skills needed to research, plan, prepare & evaluate products & processes.
Due to the high cost of food stuffs, pupils are expected to contribute towards the practical lessons, it is anticipated that this will be £15.
Unit by unit assessment
Assignment worth 50 marks
Question paper worth 50 marks
S6 – Health & Food Technology Higher
Possible Careers Include:
Catering, Home Economics Teacher, Nursing, Food Technologist, Retail Management, Social Worker, Quality Control, Trading Standards, Care Worker, Hotel Management, Environmental Health Officer and Journalism.
National 5 and Higher Health and Food Technology Health and Food Technology pupils can expect weekly homework activities. This will range from investigations into functions of ingredients to past exam questions. There will also be elements of preparation and research for their Technological Projects as well as revising topics for assessments and the prelim exam.
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You will be notified of homework due dates in class
Careers within the Food Industry