Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 1 Food Technology Full Course

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960461

This course is designed for learners who want to pursue a future in Food Technology, encompassing both academic knowledge and practical skills. It explores various topics related to food and nutrition, including hygiene and safe food practices, the nutritional needs of adolescents, cultural aspects, and factors that influence well-being. In addition to theoretical learning, learners will also acquire hands-on practical skills that complement the course material.

Course content: Learners will complete three projects during the year including:

  • Designing a freezable nutritious meal to be donated to Love Soup.
  • Creating a culturally infused bread product for a client. 
  • Drinks and Nibbles, create mocktails and nibbles.

Learning Areas:


Assessment Information

AS 92012 is also used in 11CLTX and 11 MTEC
please be aware that this standard will only be awarded once therefore if a learner wants to take both of these subjects it is advisable to chat with the HOL

Please note that the standard credit totals displayed below as well as the standard descriptions are subject to change before the start of 2024 due to the upcoming NCEA Level 1 changes.

Career Pathways

Food Technologist

Course Costs and Equipment

$160 – Ingredients and booklets


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.