Otumoetai College Otumoetai College

Year 10 Technology Food (Half Year)

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. May.

This course covers aspects of the NZ Curriculum in Technology through the use of authentic problem solving. Technology Food investigates the use of a range of ingredients and students have an element of freedom when designing the concept ideas that they will produce. 

This assists students in making informed decisions about their own and others food choices and developing a product based on the needs of a client.

This course will provide students with a very good foundation for Level 1, 2 & 3 Technology Food and/or Hospitality. Students wishing to experience Food Technology as well as other half year Technology courses may select to do so.

The following skills will be gained: use of the technology process, design and research skills, production of client based concepts, technical cookery skills.

This subject could lead to careers in: Food Technology, Culinary Arts, Baking and Patisserie, Chef/Barista, Food based careers and applicable trades.

Learning Areas:

Year 10 Technology, Technology Soft Materials & Processing [Food, Hospitality, Fashion & Design & Textiles]

Assessment Procedures

L1 Hospitality, L1 Technology Food

Career Pathways

Cook, Meat/Seafood Process Worker, Microbiologist, Baker, Cafe Worker, Chemical Engineer, Biochemist, Butcher, Buyer, Waiter/Waitress, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Kitchenhand, Chef, Science Technician, Demonstrator, Dietitian, Maitre d’Hotel, Food and Beverage Factory Worker, Food Technologist, Health Promoter, Nanny/Child Carer