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A Level Food Technology at The Ridings Federation Winterbourne International Academy

Course description

Who is the course for?

Students who enjoy investigating, designing and making products. This course covers a variety of topics through both practical, experimental and designing sessions.

What will I be studying?
AS: Unit 1: Students produce an externally moderated portfolio with three distinct sections demonstrating their creativity and flair when investigating, designing and making products.
Unit 2: Students study a variety of elements such as additives, processes, food components, large-scale production, preservation and quality of food in relation to the manufacturer and consumer.

A2: Following on from AS the A2 course consists of a further 2 modules.
Unit 3: Students develop knowledge and understanding of a range of food commodities in relation to nutrition, product development and food innovation.
Unit 4: Students produce an externally moderated portfolio whereby they develop a sustainable product for a chosen client, they will be expected to interact with their client and work on their feedback to produce an exciting new product.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Ridings Federation Winterbourne International Academy directly.

Last updated date: 14 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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