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Food and Nutrition Level 3 at Sandhurst School

Course description

Practical food preparation is at the centre of the course and the learning units will be linked closely to this at all stages.

The course is suited to students who are able to demonstrate strong practical skills, willing to research and work independently, showing self-motivation, interest and determination.

This is a two year qualification and all assessment is through both exam controlled coursework.

Course content

Qualification structure and content The WJEC Level 3 Diploma in Food Science and Nutrition is made up of four units:

  1. Meeting Nutrition Needs of Specific Groups
  2. Ensuring Food is Safe to Eat
  3. Experimenting to Solve Food Production Problems
  4. Current Issues in Food Science and Nutrition

The course will include work experience in the hospitality industry, and visits to various hospitality businesses. Some units include practical tasks, so students will require a chef uniform and ingredients.

Entry requirements

Ideally students will progress from Level 2 Catering and Hospitality, at merit grade or above.

Future opportunities

This course will give students a good understanding of the current thinking on nutrition and food science. Students can go on to study in Food Science, Hospitality or Event management.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sandhurst School directly.

Last updated date: 01 November 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years