Domain - Food Technology and Nutrition

Domain - Food Technology and Nutrition

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Level 1

Apply knowledge of hygiene and safety in preparation, serving, and storage of food
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15620 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe food hygiene practices; explain causes and symptoms of food poisoning and food spoilage; and prepare, serve, and store food hygienically and safely.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Apply knowledge of basic nutrition needs in assessing how well an individual's needs are being met
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15623 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of basic nutrition, and assess a nominated person's dietary intake against a health promoting model or models.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate use of single-function equipment in food preparation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15625 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to select single-function food preparation equipment, and use the single-function food preparation equipment in food preparation.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Provide nutritious food for an adolescent
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard and AS90747 have been replaced by AS90956.

6631 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan nutritious food for three days for an adolescent, and prepare and serve a meal for an adolescent according to the plan.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Investigate legal requirements for the packaging and labelling of food
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6633 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the legislative requirements for the labelling of food, and investigate the packaging of foods.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of basic human nutrition
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6634 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan nutritious food for three consecutive days for an adult; describe the function(s) of selected nutrients; describe the four food groups and their contribution to health in terms of major contributing nutrients; and prepare and serve a meal for an adult according to the food plan.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Apply knowledge of nutrition to fruit and vegetables
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6635 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: compare the nutritional composition of selected fruit and vegetables; describe preparation and storage methods for the selected fruit and vegetables; and prepare and serve fruit and vegetables.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Apply knowledge of nutrition to bread and cereal food
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6636 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: compare the nutritional composition of selected bread and cereal food; describe preparation and storage methods for the selected bread and cereal food; and make a yeast-bread product, and prepare and serve rice and pasta.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Apply knowledge of nutrition to milk and milk products
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6637 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: compare the nutritional composition of selected milk varieties and milk products; describe preparation and storage methods for milk, cheese, and another milk product; and prepare and serve food using milk and a milk product.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Apply knowledge of nutrition to meats and alternatives
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6638 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: compare the nutritional composition of selected meat and alternatives; describe preparation and storage methods for the selected meat and alternatives; and prepare and serve meat and an alternative.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Identify cultural influences on food choices, customs and beliefs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

90143 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate and apply safe food-handling practices and strategies
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

90144 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Plan and prepare food to meet the nutritional needs of an identified individual
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard and unit standard 6631 have been replaced by AS90956.

90747 Achievement Standard 6 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Interpret and apply food and nutrition information
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

90748 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 2

Apply knowledge of age-related nutrition needs in providing food for an adult or older person
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 Version 1 of this unit standard replaced unit standard 6629 and unit standard 6642 in February 1999.

15619 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of age-related food and nutrition needs of adults and older persons; plan nutritious prepared food for three days for a nominated adult or older person; and prepare and serve a meal for the nominated adult or older person.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Develop, with guidance, and apply an evaluation for an activity in Food Technology or Nutrition
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15621 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to develop, with guidance, a method for evaluating the outcomes of a Food Technology or Nutrition activity, and evaluate the activity in terms of outcomes.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate use of multi-function equipment in meal preparation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15626 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to select two items of multi-function food preparation equipment, and use the multi-function food preparation equipment in food preparation.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Apply knowledge of age-related nutrition needs in providing food for a child
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

6632 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of age-related food and nutrition needs of children; plan nutritious food for three days for a nominated child; and prepare and serve a meal for the nominated child.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe and prepare locally available food
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6640 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe local food sources and safe gathering practices, and prepare, cook, and serve a local food.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Provide nutritious food for a family
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6641 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the nutritional needs and the provision of food for families; plan nutritious food for three days for a nominated family; and prepare and serve a meal for all members of the family.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Apply knowledge of age-related nutrition needs in providing food for a toddler
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6643 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of age-related food and nutrition needs of infants and toddlers; plan nutritious food for three days for a nominated toddler; and prepare and serve daily food for the nominated toddler.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Provide nutritious food for a vegetarian
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6644 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the food and nutrition needs of vegetarians; investigate the special dietary requirements of a nominated vegetarian; plan nutritious food for three days for the nominated vegetarian; and prepare and serve a meal for the nominated vegetarian.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Provide nutritious low cost food for a family
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6645 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the provision of nutritious low cost food; plan nutritious food for three days for a nominated family using low cost food; and prepare and serve a nutritious low cost meal for the family.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Develop a food product
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6646 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to investigate a consumer's reasons for an adapted food product or recipe, and investigate adaptations to a food product or a recipe to enable the selection of optimum variation with documentation.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Preserve foods for the family
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6651 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain food preservation methods, and preserve family foods.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explore a nutritional concern for a targeted group
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard, AS90244, and AS90245 have been replaced by AS91299 and AS91301.

90243 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe beliefs and practices associated with vegetarianism
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard, AS90243, and AS90245 have been replaced by AS91299 and AS91301.

90244 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Examine the nutritional considerations of people with high energy needs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard, AS90243, and AS90244 have been replaced by AS91299 and AS91301.

90245 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Examine New Zealand food choices and eating patterns
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91304.

90246 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 3

Develop and apply an evaluation for an activity in Food Technology or Nutrition
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15622 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to develop a method for evaluating the outcomes of a Food Technology or Nutrition activity, and evaluate the activity.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Provide food for two people with significantly different food needs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15624 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: investigate the special dietary requirements of two people with significantly different food needs; plan nutritious prepared food for two days for the two people; and prepare and serve a meal for the two people.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate creativity in meal preparation and presentation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15627 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan creative meals, and prepare and serve creative meals as planned.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of food safety
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6630 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify food safety and its role in preventing contamination of food; identify the purpose and features of a food safety programme; explain the hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) system; and use the HACCP system to write a food safety programme for family use.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explore nutritious food choices
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard and AS90531 have been replaced by AS91466 and AS91467.

6639 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: design a survey method to investigate food choices, eating patterns, and related data for a nominated group; implement the survey and collate the data; and describe the results of the survey.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Provide nutritious food for a person with altered food needs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6647 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: investigate the altered food and nutrition needs of a nominated person; plan nutritious food for three days for the person with altered food and nutrition needs; and prepare and serve a meal from the plan for the person with altered food and nutrition needs.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Prepare, plan, and serve food for a special occasion
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6648 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to establish a food plan for a special occasion, and prepare and serve food for the special occasion.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Investigate the relationship between food and lifestyle and the food and nutrition guidelines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6649 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define the parameters for investigating the relationship between food, lifestyle, and life conditions; investigate the food eaten and life-style of a nominated person or people; and analyse information related to food eaten, lifestyle, life conditions, the food, and nutrition guidelines.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explore microbial activity in food
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

6650 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to investigate microbial activity in food, and analyse the implications of microbial activity for food safety and production.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explore a current nutrition issue affecting New Zealand society
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard and unit standard 6639 have been replaced by AS91466 and AS91467.

90531 Achievement Standard 6 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Discuss strategies for achieving health-enhancing changes for an individual
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

90532 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Discuss the influences of media messages on food choices
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91471.

90533 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Discuss the effects of globalisation on food choices in New Zealand
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91469.

90534 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Data as at 17 January 2022