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NBSC Balgowlah Boys Campus

NBSC Balgowlah Boys Campus

The Boys Campus of the Northern Beaches Secondary College

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Food technology


Food Technology is studied as an elective in Stage 5 and Stage 6.Students are engaged in learning about food in a variety of settings, enabling them to evaluate the relationships between food, technology, nutritional status and the quality of life. Students develop confidence and proficiency in their practical interactions with and decisions regarding food.


Students are provided with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of food and the impact it has on society. They are given practical experiences in the classroom using a range of modern technologies. 

Topics covered include:

·         Food systems in the production, processing and consumption of food

·         The nature of food and human nutrition

·         Cultural influences

·         The Australian Food Industry

·         Food for Special Occasions

·         Food in Australia

·         Food Service and Catering

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