The WJEC Level 3 Diploma in Food Science and Nutrition has been designed to provide learners with underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills needed to progress to further study and training.
You will learn to demonstrate an understanding of the science of food safety and hygiene, nutrition, and nutritional needs of specific groups in a wide range of contexts.
Practical sessions will support the gaining of theoretical knowledge and ensure learning is a tactile experience.
Throughout this qualification you will study 3 units from the following:
• Unit 1 – Meeting nutritional needs of specific groups (mandatory)
• Unit 2 – Ensuring food is safe to eat (mandatory)
• Unit 3 – Experimenting to solve food production problems (optional)
• Unit 4 – Current issues in Food Science and Nutrition (optional)
A minimum of 5 subjects at A*– C (Grade 4 or higher) or equivalent with at least a Grade 5 in GCSE English and Science or a grade (5,5) in combined science. Additionally, it is preferred if students have a Grade 5 in GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition or a Merit in the BTEC
equivalent course of Hospitality and Catering