Stage 5

Food Technology

Food 1

The study of Food Technology provides students with a broad knowledge and understanding of food properties, processing, preparation and their interrelationships, nutritional considerations and consumption patterns. It addresses the importance of hygiene and safe working practices and legislation in the production of food. It also provides students with a context through which to explore the richness, pleasure and variety food adds to life.


Industrial Technology

Through the study of Industrial Technology Years 9–10 students develop knowledge relating to current and emerging technologies in industrial and domestic settings. Students study the interrelationship of technologies, equipment and materials used in a variety of settings and develop skills through hands-on interaction with these in the design, planning and production of practical projects.

Industrial Technology subjects offered at Kildare Catholic College:


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