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Food, Science and Nutrition Level 3 Diploma at Broughton Hall High School

Course description

This is an exciting new course which will give students an in depth understanding of food science and nutrition and the impact of food and nutrition on the lives of individuals and on society today. Students will gain an understanding of how to identify hazards and minimise risks when producing food to meet the nutritional needs of specific groups. Students will use their understanding and knowledge to plan complex dishes and in depth dietary plansto meet the nutrition needs ofspecific individuals. The course includeslots of practical tasks, including experimental work.

Course content

Students will complete 4 units over the 2 years. Each unit is assessed internally, however there is an external written examination for unit 1. Students will be required to produce an in depth research project on a chosen issue within food science and nutrition.

This course delivers an understanding of food science and nutrition which is relevant to many industries and job roles. There are many employment opportunities within the field of food science and nutrition. Care providers and nutritionists in hospitals use this knowledge, as do sports coaches and fitness instructors. Hotels and restaurants, food manufacturers and government agencies also use this understanding to develop menus, food products and policies that support healthy eating initiatives.

Entry requirements

Students should have studied and gained at least Grade C in Food Technology or Catering at GCSE

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Broughton Hall High School directly.

Last updated date: 05 September 2016

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