Food Technology

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2 units for each of Preliminary and HSC

Board Developed Course

Category A

Exclusions: Nil

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What will I be doing in this course?


Students will develop knowledge and understanding about the production, processing and consumption of food, the nature of food and human nutrition and an appreciation of the importance of food to health and its impact on society. Skills will be developed in researching, analysing and communicating food issues, food preparation, and the design, implementation and evaluation of solutions to food situations.


In the Preliminary Course students will study:

  • Food Availability and Selection
  • Food Quality
  • Nutrition


In the HSC Course students will study:

  • The Australian Food Industry
  • Food Manufacture
  • Food Product Development
  • Options: Contemporary Food Issues in Nutrition or Contemporary Food Issues in the Marketplace


It is mandatory that students undertake practical activities. Such experiential learning activities are specified in the ‘learn to' section of each strand.