Level 3 Food Science and Nutrition

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2021/2022 Adaptations to Vocational and Other General Qualifications Published

We have published details of adaptations to the assessment of our vocational and other general (non-GCSE/GCE) qualifications for the 2021/22 academic year. View the adaptations here.

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Level 3 Certificate in Food Science and Nutrition Specification
Level 3 Diploma in Food Science and Nutrition Specification
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An understanding of food science and nutrition is relevant to many industries and job roles. Care providers and nutritionists in hospitals use this knowledge, as do sports coaches and fitness instructors. Hotels and restaurants, food manufacturers and government agencies also use this understanding to develop menus, food products and policies that that support healthy eating initiatives. Many employment opportunities within the field of food science and nutrition are available to graduates.

This is an Applied General qualification. This means it is designed primarily to support learners progressing to university. It is mainly designed for those wanting to pursue careers or learning in related areas such as the food industry production. The range of units available would support learners’ progression from study at Level 2, but in particular GCSE`s in Food and Nutrition, Catering and Hospitality, Biology, Physical Education and Humanities.

By studying for this certificate alongside other relevant qualifications at Level 3 e.g. GCE Biology, Physical Education, Sociology, learners will gain the required knowledge to use the qualification to support entry to higher education courses

Why choose Eduqas?

  • Knowledge and understanding of all food safety and nutritional needs

  • Exciting and interesting experiences linked to the food production industry leads to many employment opportunities within this field

The Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed that those qualifications approved for inclusion in the 2020 performance tables will also be included in performance tables for 2021 and 2022.

View the DfE 2020 Performance Tables list here.

 

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WJEC/Eduqas ENDORSED TITLES

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WJEC Level 3 Certificate in Food Science and Nutrition 978-1-911208-58-7 Anita Tull, Jillian Bryant

 

WJEC/Eduqas NON-ENDORSED TITLES

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WJEC Level 3 Diploma in Food Science and Nutrition

978-1-912820-70-2

Anita Tull

 

Access a collection of interactive units that bring together a number of elements including general data, exam questions, their marking schemes and examiner comments, which will lead you through a review of exam questions.

 

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Training and Guidance for Summer 2021

 

WJEC Eduqas has produced Professional Learning training and guidance packs to support the application of marking schemes and grading.  These view on-demand materials offer expert instruction from senior Eduqas examiners and include marking exemplar and grading exemplar. These materials aim to:

  • develop your understanding in applying the marking schemes
  • improve your confidence in awarding marks accurately
  • exemplify the characteristics of learner responses at differing levels of achievement
  • provide guidance on how to grade learner evidence.

These materials are suitable for all teachers who need guidance in marking and grading this qualification, and Heads of Department who wish to internally moderate their team's marking.

These materials are now available for you to access as many times as you wish from our secure website here.

 

 

Upcoming Professional Learning Events

 

There are no live events currently scheduled for this qualification. 

 

Our annual programme is published and open for bookings during the summer term. Sign up for the latest updates here.

 

Materials from previous courses can be found on the Secure website and/or under the Materials tab.

Please visit our secure website to view training materials for this subject.

Food Science & Nutrition - Preparing for Internal Assessments

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