Food Technology


1. Course details

Qualification name Diploma in Food Science and Nutrition
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation WJEC (Formerly Welsh Joint Education Committee)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours FullTime
Course start date 01 September 2020
Cost description Bursaries available.
Attendance pattern Daytime

2. Who this course is for

The course has been designed to encourage a broad view of Design and Food Technology. It is practically based and includes applied food science and nutrition work, food design, function of ingredients, manufacture and marketing. A lot of this is taught through practical work, developing students' advanced culinary skills throughout the 2 years. There is the opportunity to study independently through coursework and at A2 this can be a subject of choice and real interest to the individual.

3. Entry requirements

An Average GCSE Point Score of 5.5 is required, as is Maths GCSE grade C and English GCSE grade C. It would be useful to have a science background, particularly Biology and Chemistry.

4. What you'll learn

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5. How you'll learn

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6. What you'll need to bring

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7. How you'll be assessed

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8. Next steps

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9. Venue

Name Sacred Heart Catholic High School
Address Fenham Hall Drive
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE4 9YH
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Email enquiries@shhs.org.uk
Phone 0191 2747373
Website http://www.sacredheart-high.org/

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