St Mary’s College (Wellington) St Mary’s College (Wellington)

Year 10 Food Technology

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge:

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Nau mai, haere mai and welcome to Food Technology! In this course we cover all you the basics of what you need to know about Food Technology. 

This year we have covered healthy eating choices, knife skills, cooking hygiene, safety in the kitchen, baking among other things. 

We have cooked this year: Chicken wraps, Veggie wraps, Wedges, Stir Fry, Muffins, Cinnamon Rolls, and next we are looking at pastry.

Learning Areas:



Level 1 Food Technology

Career Pathways

Sports Coach/Official, Food Technologist, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Labourer, Agricultural Technician, Chef, Science Technician, Community Karitāne, Event Manager, Demonstrator, Maitre d’Hotel, Health Promoter, Nanny/Child Carer, Naturopath, Speech-Language Therapist, Medical Physicist, Dancer, Chiropractor, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Psychologist, Trainer, Pharmacist, Oral Health Therapist, Diagnostic Radiologist, Dietitian, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Driving Instructor, Early Childhood Teacher, Health and Safety Adviser, Veterinarian, Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Massage Therapist, Cook, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Retail Manager, Beekeeper, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Meat/Seafood Process Worker, Microbiologist, Baker, Cafe Worker, Chemical Engineer, Biochemist, Biotechnologist, Brewer, Butcher, Dairy Processing Operator, Buyer, Waiter/Waitress, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Kitchenhand

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary contribution of $100 for ingredients


All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:

and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.