Food Technology

 

Food Technology 100hr

 

Board Developed Course

 

 

Please click here for details of fees for this subject

 

Why study Food Technology?food pyramid

 

Food technology enables students to combine designing and making skills with knowledge and understanding, in order to create quality products in the classroom. The course seeks to develop student's confidence in all aspects of preparation and making skills. This exciting subject allows students to be innovative and creative while enhancing their employment opportunities

 

Working in the Food Technology industry involves:

 

Students developing a range of skills which enable them to gain positions within food production plants as well as within laboratories or government organisations.  The food technologist or nutritionist may often work in areas of agriculture, as dairy technologists, in hospitals as diet supervisors and in many of hospitalities openings such as cooks, chef's, hotel motel managers and catering officers.  Some students take up careers in technical sales and marketing.

 

Samples of occupations students can aim for in the Food Technology industry:

  • FoodProcessing

  • Technician

  • Agriculture

  • Technician,

  • Health worker

  • Winery worker 

  • Hotel Motel

  • Manager 

  • Hospital food service manager

  • Food and beverage manager

  • Chef

  • Butcher

  • Caterer

  • Cook

  • Baker

Course description:

 

Food Technology has developed into a profession in its own right, Food Technology is the application of food science to the practical treatment of food materials for conversion to safe and acceptable products. Food Technology addresses the importance of hygiene and safe working practices and legislation in the production of food. Students will develop food-specific skills, which can then be applied in a range of contexts enabling students to produce quality food products. Food Technology provides students with a broad knowledge and understanding of food properties, processing, preparation, nutrition patterns and consumption patterns relative to all Australians.

This course continues the pattern of study for students who chose design and technology a beginners guide to Food Technology 100. Each topic will be explored in greater detail and extension activities will be included. in the 200 hour course

 

Course Structure:

Food Technology (100 indicative hours)

 

  • Food in Australia
  • Food selection and health
  • Food trends
  • Food for special needs

The qualifications possible from a study of the Food Technology course:

100 or 200 hour School Certification

For more information on possible outcomes please visit the NSW Board of Studies website:            http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au 

 

Course costs:

Please click here to see the fee page for this subject

Additionally:  Excursion costs

Refunds: Students who exit the course before its completion may be eligible for a partial refund of fees. The amount of the refund will be pro-rata, dependent upon the time and resources the student has spent in the course.

 

 

 

Food Technology 200hr

Board Developed Course

 

Why study Food Technology?

 

Food technology enables students to combine designing and making skills with knowledge and understanding, in order to create quality products in the classroom. The course seeks to develop student's confidence in all aspects of preparation and making skills. This exciting subject allows students to be innovative and creative while enhancing their employment opportunities

 

Working in the Food Technology industry involves:

Students developing a range of skills which enable them to gain positions within food production plants as well as within laboratories or government organisations. The food technologist or nutritionist may often work in areas of agriculture, as dairy technologists, in hospitals as diet supervisors and in many of hospitalities openings such as cooks, chef's, hotel motel managers and catering officers.  Some students take up careers in technical sales and marketing.

 

Samples of occupations students can aim for in the Food Technology industry:

  • Food Processing Technician,

  • Agriculture Technician,

  • Health worker

  • Winery worker 

  • Hotel Motel Manager

  • Hospital food service manager

  • Food and beverage manager 

  • Chef

  • Butcher

  • Caterer

  • Cook

  • Baker

 

Course description:

 

Food Technology has developed into a profession in its own right, Food Technology is the application of food science to the practical treatment of food materials for conversion to safe and acceptable products. Food Technology addresses the importance of hygiene and safe working practices and legislation in the production of food. Students will develop food-specific skills which can then be applied in a range of contexts enabling students to produce quality food products. Food Technology provides students with a broad knowledge and understanding of food properties, processing, preparation, nutrition patterns and consumption patterns relative to all Australians.

This course continues the pattern of study for students who chose Food Technology 100. Each topic will be explored in greater detail and extension activities will be included in the 200 Food Technology course.

 

Course Structure:

Food Technology (200 indicative hours)

  • Food in Australia
  • Food for special occasions
  • Food equity
  • Food trends
  • Food service and catering
  • Food product development
  • Food for special needs
  • Food selection and health

The qualifications possible from a study of the Food Technology course:

100 or 200 hour School Certification

For more information on possible outcomes please visit the NSW Board of Studies website:            http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au 

 

Course requirements:

Students will be required to provide a clean, medium size tea towel for all practical lessons.

 

Course costs:

Please click here to see the fee page for this subject

 

Additionally:  Excursion costs

Refunds: Students who exit the course before its completion may be eligible for a partial refund of fees. The amount of the refund will be pro-rata, dependent upon the time and resources the student has spent in the course.