10 Food Technology (Full year option)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss S. Brooks

Course Objectives:

Food Technology teaches students the skills needed in all areas of food such as Food Processing and Production, Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science, and Hospitality. The course provides a thorough preparation for students considering taking Food Technology or Hospitality in the senior school. The course has four main areas of learning:

Health and Safety: students are taught the basics in health and safety in all aspects when preparing food 

Processing: students begin to process their food products to produce the best possible outcome 

Nutrition: students explore a range of nutrition concepts ranging from nutrition to substitutions to big picture meal planning 

Brief and Prototyping: students explore contexts,  form briefs, test and trial a products and prototype a product in its intended setting 

Course Content:

The topics covered in this course include:

  • Cake Boss - Health and Safety, Ingredients, Equipment and Processes 
  • The Long Lunch - Community and Culture 
  • Master Chef - Innovation and Nutrition 
  • Food Photography - Brief, Prototype and Conceptual

Assessment: Project work associated with each unit will be assessed at the end of each unit.

Learning Areas:


Assessment Policy & Procedures

11 Food Technology

Year 11, 12 and 13 Food Technology

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

We would like to provide extra ingredients to enhance learning and we encourage a voluntary payment of $80 to cover these. Students will get to consume or take away the items they produce.

Pathway Tags

Food Technologist, Secondary School Teacher, Dietitian, Health Promoter, Naturopath, Baker, Cook, Cafe/Restaurant Manager

Useful Links Disclaimer

We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.