The Higher qualification Home Economics: Fashion and Textile Technology consists of 2 Units, Resource Management and Consumer Studies. Learners will gain knowledge of textile properties and characteristics as well as studying technological developments. They will study the manufacturing industry and consumer rights. The course encourages imagination and creativity in the preparation and making of textile products.
The Higher qualification Home Economics: Health and Food Technology course consists of 2 Units, Resource Management and Consumer Studies. It focuses on the physical, chemical, nutritional, biological and sensory properties of food. Learners are encouraged to be creative in preparing and producing food and in evaluating finished products.
The Higher qualification Home Economics: Lifestyle and Consumer Technology consists of 2 Units, Resource Management and Consumer Studies. It covers healthy eating and food preparation skills. The course develops knowledge and understanding of the requirements for parenting and child development. The course also offers learners opportunities to develop and use specialist textile craft skills.
The Higher Home Economics Courses are at SCQF level 6.
For more information on SCQF levels and how Higher fits in to the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework, visit our SCQF section.
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