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Applied Food Science and Nutrition Level 3 Diploma at Haslingden High School, Specialist Arts, Maths and Computing College

Course description

Food Science and Nutrition offers exciting, interesting experiences through the acquisition of knowledge and understanding in purposeful, work-related contexts, linked to the food production industry. It will allow learners to demonstrate an understanding of the science of food safety and hygiene, nutrition and food production 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 the individual.

Course content

- Unit 1: Meeting nutritional needs of specific groups
- Unit 2: Ensuring food is safe to eat
- Unit 3: Experimenting to solve food production problems
- Unit 4: Current issues in food science and nutrition

Entry requirements

Grade 4 at GCSE English. There is no requirement to have studied the subject previously, although the subject does support progression from GCSEs in Catering, Biology, PE and Humanities.


This course is assessed through coursework assignments (50%) and examinations (50%).

Future opportunities

Together with other relevant qualifications at Level 3, such as in Biology, Chemistry, Sociology and Maths, learners will gain the required knowledge to be able to support entry to higher education courses such as: food and nutrition, human nutrition, public health nutrition, or food science and technology

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haslingden High School, Specialist Arts, Maths and Computing College directly.

Last updated date: 07 February 2017
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