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FOODS AND NUTRITION 10                                                                                                        MFDN-10

Here is your chance to have fun while learning skills and knowledge you will use for a lifetime!  Foods and Nutrition 10 is a course for Grade 9 and 10 students.  This course provides the opportunity for you to have a wide range of experiences in basic food preparation.  Examples of recipes you will make are: muffins, cheese biscuits, pizza pretzels, pad thai, salads, cream of vegetable soup, ice cream, chicken fajitas and sweet and sour pork.  Table setting and etiquette are included.  You will develop an understanding of the importance of nutrition and the impact your choices may have on your health and well being.  On completion of the course you will have acquired confidence in the kitchen, as well as a number of skills and techniques from which you, your family and friends will all benefit!
 


 

FOODS AND NUTRITION 11 Applied Skills or Fine Arts Credit                                                                MFDN-11

Foods and Nutrition 11 builds on what was learned in Foods and Nutrition 10.  It provides the opportunity to learn techniques and develop a variety of skills while working with and becoming familiar with a wide range of food.  You will cook almost every other day and make recipes such as: chocolate souffle, fritatta, apple and pumpkin pie, cinnamon buns, sourdough bread, soup, home made pasta, cupcakes, tandoori chicken and paella.  You will also participate in the annual gingerbread house competition! The importance of good nutrition for a healthy lifestyle will be stressed through discussions of current issues and research in nutrition.  The opportunity to complete FOODSAFE, a course developed by the Province of British Columbia for food handlers, is included.  The FOODSAFE certificate is a real asset on a resume when applying for jobs anywhere in the food industry.  During a year of Foods 11 you will have lots of fun, gain tons of knowledge and be a super cook by June!  Don’t miss this opportunity!

 

 

 

FOODS AND NUTRITION  12 Applied Skills or Fine Arts Credit                                                              MFDN-12

Foods and Nutrition 12 is the most advanced foods course offered at the secondary school level.  It builds on all the knowledge and expertise gained in previous courses. This course includes the designing and preparation of food and meals to meet a variety of situations.  These could include food for yourself, a family, special diets, celebrations or special occasions. Throughout the year there will be many fun experiences and lots of cooking! Examples of recipes include: ponderosa cake, eggs benedict, cheese souffle, creme brulee, bagels, chicken pot pie, sushi, homemade ravioli, lemon meringue pie, chili, chicken souvlaki and ice cream.  You will also participate in the annual gingerbread house competition. Upon completion of this course you will have the knowledge and skills to be a fantastic cook!

 

 

SPORTS NUTRITION 12 (Health Science and Wellness)                                                                                 YAH--2A
 

This course will focus on nutrition for athletes.  You will learn how good nutrition will keep the body well and in optimum form and how to cook healthy food.  Some of the topics covered will be: how nutrition needs differ for athletes, breakfast, lunch and dinner for the athlete, after workout snacks, analyze protein bars and powders and much much more!

 

 

 
COURSES IN CULINARY ARTS
 
Culinary Arts, or what we all refer to as “cooking”, is one of the most popular hobbies and occupations in the world today.  Famous cooks and chefs are written about in magazines, there are numerous cooking shows on TV and, of course, everyone loves to eat and has their favourite restaurants.  There are more people that work in this industry than in any other and everyone enjoys the fruits of their labour.  It is a fun and creative profession.
 
There is always a need for cooks and chefs in the industry.  With most families being two income households, people are relying more on restaurants than ever before as their schedule become busier and busier.  For the traveller at heart who has a Professional Cooking degree, finding a job anywhere in the world is much easier than in any other profession.  Templeton offers its students the chance to learn in one of the busiest and most successful teaching cafeterias in the city.  Students learn Eastern and Western cuisine, as well as, all aspects of a bake shop.  In addition to serving daily meals to staff and students in the school, the Cafeteria caters to groups in the school and the community.  This training helps students get started on their pathway to becoming a Red Seal Chef, which is the highest level that a chef can attain in North America.
 
 
CAFETERIA TRAINING/COOKS TRAINING 11                                                                                  MCAFT11
 
This introductory course provides students with a learning situation comparable to a professional quantity food service kitchen.  In this active participation class, students will learn basic restaurant skills in safety and sanitation, food preparation (baking, sandwich and salad making, meat, fish and poultry cookery, short-order cooking, soups and sauce preparation, vegetable, pasta and rice cookery), operation and maintenance of industrial equipment, and customer service.  Although the emphasis is on quantity production, the principles and skills learned may also be applied in the home.  If you love to participate and do hands on work, this course is for you.  Students will also be taught Foodsafe Level 1 and given the chance to receive their certification.  Foodsafe is a requirement for anyone wanting to work (part-time or full-time) in the food industry.
 
 
CAFETERIA TRAINING/COOKS TRAINING 12                                                                                  MCAFT12
 
This course builds on the skills learned in Cooks Training 12.  It gives students further training in quantity (commercial) food production and catering. Although the emphasis is on quantity production, the principles and skills learned may also be applied in the home. It is the intent that students will develop valuable skills which can be used to acquire a job and/or to make career choices.  Units of study include kitchen organization, use of industrial equipment, menu planning, safety and sanitation, counter and table service, cashiering, as well as food preparation skills in baking, sandwich and salad making, meat, fish and poultry cooking, short order cooking, soups and sauce preparation, vegetables, pasta and rice cookery.  Students will be given the opportunity to choose recipes and prepare them for selling.  If you love to participate and do hands on work, this course is for you.  
 

 

 

TEXTILES 10                                                                                                                                MTXT-10

 

Open to students in Grade 9 or 10

 

In this introductory course students will learn basic sewing and pressing techniques, about the selection and care of fabric, and how to use a variety of sewing equipment-including the serger.  Textiles 10 starts with a series of skill developing samples using time-saving techniques, which will be applied to sew 2 garments of your choice: PJ bottoms, skirts, t-shirts, simple dresses, or shorts. Students will also have the opportunity to explore textile crafts.

 

 

 

TEXTILES 11 Level I or Level II Applied Skills or Fine Arts Credit                                                            MTXT-11

 

Level I: Open to grade 11 or 12 students with little or no previous sewing experience.

 

Level II: Open to grade 10 or 11 students who have successfully completed Textiles 10.

 
 

Level I:  In this introductory course students will learn basic sewing and pressing techniques, about the selection and care of fabric, and how to use a variety of sewing equipment-including the serger.  Textiles 11 – Level I starts with a series of skill developing samples using time-saving techniques, which will be applied to sew 2 garments of your choice: PJ bottoms, skirts, t-shirts, simple dresses, or shorts are among some popular choices. Students will also have the opportunity to explore textile crafts. 

 

Level II:  In this intermediate course students will have the opportunity to work with more challenging fabrics and sewing techniques.  Students will sew three garments of their choice with increased difficulty such as swimwear, active wear, or formal/career wear.  Students will also have the opportunity to explore knitting, quilting, and/or making soft toys.

 

TEXTILES 12 Applied Skills or Fine Arts Credit                                                                                          MTXT-12

Open to Grade 12 students.  Textiles 11 – Level II highly recommended.

Open to students in grade 11 who have completed Textiles Level II.

 

This is an advanced course in sewing and tailoring.  Students will sew three garments one of which must be a fully lined jacket or coat.  This garment will allow students to apply tailoring techniques to give clothes the extra fit, shape, and stability they need, as well as the opportunity to use difficult fabrics like wool or velvet.  Specialty seam finishes, and detailing such as embroidery, beading, piping, and will also be explored.

 

FASHION DESIGN 11 Applied Skills or Fine Arts Credit                                                                               YVHE-1B

Prerequisite:  Textiles 10 or Textiles 11 highly recommended. 

Open to students in Grade 11 or 12 with or without sewing experience. 

Open to students in Grade 10 who have successfully completed Textiles 10.

 

Fashion Design is an introduction to the knowledge and development of skills necessary for the Canadian apparel industry, which is gaining importance in the world market.  The main objective of the course will be the creation of a Fashion Design Portfolio - an entrance requirement to many post-secondary schools.  In completing this Portfolio, students will become familiar with current fashion trends, local designers, the principles of design, complete fashion illustrations, and sew three different garments suited to their level of ability.

 

FASHION DESIGN 12A Applied Skills or Fine Arts Credit                                                                            YVHE-2A

Open to grade 12 students.  Fashion Design 11 highly recommended.

Open to students in Grade 11 who have successfully completed Fashion Design 11.

 

Students will further develop their Fashion Design Portfolio, started in Fashion Design 11A, in preparation for the interview process of applying to a Fashion Design school of their choice.  In addition, students will experience the entire process of clothing production from illustration to pattern drafting to sewing.

 

FASHION DESIGN 12B  Applied Skills or Fine Arts Credit                                                                             YVHE-2B

Prerequisite: Fashion Design 11

This course explores the commercial aspect of the fashion industry such as distribution and sales.  Students will further develop their Fashion Design Portfolio as well as plan and develop an entrepreneurial venture.

  

PSYCHOLOGY (FAMILY STUDIES) 12                                                                                          MFM-12PSY

Have you ever wondered what makes people who they are and why we do the things we do? If yes, then this is the course for you! Psychology 12 covers many different topics such as: social groups, attitudes, conformity, personality types, the brain and mental illness, wellness, stress management, relationships, communication, grieving and loss.  You will also learn to use your critical thinking skills as we examine different theories and research.  The final project for this course involves creating and carrying out your own research.

 

TOURISM 11                                                                                                                               MTRM-11

Did you know that tourism is the world's largest industry and biggest employer? In British Columbia tourism is the second biggest industry and adds $26 million to the economy every day. That's over $1 million dollars every hour!   Tourism is the world's fastest growing industry.  With tourism you get to interact every day with people from different places and cultures. And if your passion is traveling, tourism gives you an opportunity to work around the world, then come back and continue your tourism career right here in BC.  If you are the type of person who prefers a job that allows you to do something different every day, tourism could be the career for you. Tourism professionals tell us that one of the things they enjoy the most about their jobs is the fact that each day is different with new opportunities and challenges to face. The primary goal of Tourism courses is to help students prepare for the transition from secondary school to a sustainable career in the tourism industry.  Students will have the opportunity to learn and practice employability skills, as well as the technical and applied skills relating to specific occupations in this diversified career field.  The sectors of Tourism are: Food and Beverage, Accommodations, Recreation and Entertainment, Transportation, and Travel Services.  Field Trips to local attractions, volunteer opportunities in the school community, and BC Ministry of Tourism certificate programs such as WorldHost Fundamentals, WorldHost Solving Problems Through Service, Sales Powered by Service and/or WorldHost Customers with Disabilities are highlights of this course.

 

TOURISM 12                                                                                                                              MTRM-12

Prerequisite: Tourism 11

Tourism 12 builds on the knowledge and skills from Tourism 11.  It further expands to a national and international perspective of the Tourism Industry.  Units of study include Travel Planning, the Business of Tourism, First Nations Tourism, Tourism Operations, and Tourism Industry Experience.  BC Ministry of Tourism certificate programs such as WorldHost Japan, WorldHost Service Across Cultures, and/or Serving It Right are highlights of this course.

 

FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE/TOURISM 11/12                                                                    XAT--11CUL

Tourism is one of BC's leading industries and the Food and Beverage sector continues to grow with jobs in constant demand.  This course has been developed for students to receive training and work experience so that they are qualified to work in this industry.  They will be given the opportunity to acquire basic industry certifications such as World Host, Food Safe and Serving It Right.  They will also be doing hands-on training in table service, that will qualify them to be a waiter/waitress, hostessing, and food service.  This course is a half-year course and is paired with Tourism 11/12.​​​​​