Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 3 Food Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

This university-approved course extends skills and knowledge gained in Level 2 Food Technology. We will investigate ingredient selection, food product design and processing skills. 

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

  • Mille-feuille
  • Explore ethical food issues for New Zealand society. 
  • Product design

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Dietitian, Food Technologist, Cook, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Beekeeper, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Meat/Seafood Process Worker, Microbiologist, Baker, Cafe Worker, Chemical Engineer, Biochemist, Biotechnologist, Brewer, Butcher, Dairy Processing Operator, Waiter/Waitress, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Kitchenhand, Chef, Chemical Production Operator

Course Costs and Equipment

$180 – ingredients for 4 terms, and booklets.
General Stationary


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