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Food Science & Nutrition Level 3 at LAT16 Wilmington Academy

Course description

The course is structured by only one unit but has a practical coursework element and a theory element that has a written exam.

The main focus is Meeting Nutritional Needs of Specific Groups. The mandatory unit will enable the learner to demonstrate an understanding of the science of food safety, nutrition and nutritional needs in a wide range of contexts and through on going practical sessions, to gain practical skills to produce quality food items to meet the needs of individuals.

 

Course content

Year 1: 

The course will be both internally and externally assessed. The external exam is a 90 minute written paper which consists of both long and short answered questions which will be sat in June 2017. Learning aims will be assessed at every opportunity throughout the year.  Internal assessment- Meeting Nutritional Needs of Specific Groups will be both internally and externally assessed.

There are 3 sections that will be controlled through the year. Assessment is carried out in practical lessons with students creating/ modifying recipes.

Year 2: 

This Diploma size qualification is most suited to those that are interested in a career or further learning in relation to food science and nutrition.

 

Entry requirements

Minimum of 5 9-4 grades in GCSE Examinations including English and Maths

Assessment

Assessment is carried out in practical lessons with students creating/ modifying recipes

Future opportunities

This course is particularly useful for students wishing to study any aspect of the fast growing Hospitality Industry including Event Planning and expanding cooking knowledge from a variety of innovative and contemporary styles of food from a broad spectrum of catering businesses across the world. Students will learn to work independently to a high standard and will take into account the industries standards for behaviour, safety and performance.

Students will develop transferable skills that support study in a wide range of subjects at university and the transition to employment. 

Further information

For more information on this course please contact:

jacqui.murty@wilmingtonacademy.org.uk

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 12 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 years

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