Year 9 Food Technology

Course Description

Year 9 students will use the technological design process to create a food product. Basic skills in personal hygiene, food safety, preparation and presentation of food are covered through a range of practical and theory activities.

There is an emphasis on collaboration and regular attendance is required to ensure individual and group success.

Recommended Prior Learning




Year 9
Open entry
Year 10
Open entry

Level 1 Food Technology


Open entry.

Year 9 or 10 Food Technology is an advantage.

Level 2 Food Technology


14 credits in Level 1 Food Technology or at HoD discretion.

Level 2 Hospitality


Entry at HOD discretion.

An interest in food preparation required. 

Level 3 Food Technology


14 credits in Level 2 Technology or at HoD discretion.

Level 3 Hospitality


Entry at HOD discretion. 

An interest in food preparation required.



Courses will only run based on minimum entries

Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course

You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths