Food is one of the basic needs of man. Without good food an individual would not be able to function properly in all spheres of life. Good food promotes health and therefore it is important that students are exposed to ways of selecting preparing and cooking wholesome food for themselves and others
Food and nutrition as a vocational subject prepares students for the world of work. It also encourages the creative use of local foods and associated food service to meet the nutritional needs and other demands of consumers.
Students will acquire basic knowledge about food and nutrition and understand the relationship between nutrition and health. Students will be able to identify career opportunities in food and nutrition and acquire skills for further studies as well as apply the general principles underlying meal planning, selection, preparation and serving of food to feed family and other consumer for different occasions.