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Food Science and Nutrition at West Derby School

Course description

This course is aimed at students who like cooking and learning about food. You will gain knowledge about Food Science and Nutrition. You will have the opportunity to learn about the relationship between the human body and food as well as practical skills about cooking and preparing food. You should enjoy all aspects of food preparation and cooking. There is a strong emphasis on practical work, making this an ideal choice for students who prefer learning through doing.

You can achieve an Award, Certificate or Diploma in Food Science and Nutrition, depending on the number of following Units studied:
Unit 1: Planning to meet nutritional needs (mandatory)
Unit 2: Developing practical food production skills
Unit 3: Ensuring food is safe to eat
Unit 4: Experimenting to solve food production problems
Unit 5: Current issues in consumer food choice

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s at Grade A*- C in different subjects

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 June 2014

Key information

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