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Qualification name Certificate in Food Science and Nutrition
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation WJEC (Formerly Welsh Joint Education Committee)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 4th September 2023
Cost £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

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This course is open to students who have achieved 5 or more grades at grade 4 or above at GCSE including English or Maths. In addition, students starting this course should also have achieved at least a grade 5 in GCSE Food Science, or Level 2 Diploma in Food Science & Nutrition Merit.

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The nature of the course:The Level 3 Diploma has been designed to provide you with underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills to progress to further study and training in a food related degree or career. An understanding of food science and nutrition is relevant to many industries and job roles. Hotels and restaurants, food manufacturers and government agencies also use this understanding to develop menus, food products and policies that support healthy eating initiatives.

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This is an applied qualification which means that each unit within the qualification has an applied purpose which acts as a focus for learning. You will research authentic case studies and consider how the use and application of learning impacts on individuals, employers, society and the environment

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Course components: three units are completed which include unit 1 and Unit 2 which are mandatory. Unit 1 Meeting Nutritional Needs of Specific Groups - Mandatory Unit Internal assessment worth 25% external 25% Unit 2 Ensuring Food is Safe to Eat - Mandatory unit External assessment worth 25% Internal 25%Unit 3 Experimenting to Solve Food Production Problems - Optional Unit Unit 4 Current issues in Food Science and Nutrition- Optional Unit Internal assessment worth 25%

Future Pathways:?Dieticians?Nutritionists?Sports Coaches?Public Health Roles?Product Development

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Name Minster School
Address Nottingham Road
NG25 0LG
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