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Processing Technologies

Processing technology focuses on formulating and knowing how to formulate processed products. Processing is relevant to food technology, biotechnology, chemical technology and agricultural technologies. Students develop understanding and skill in the combining of materials/ingredients to formulate a new product.

The components of Processing Technologies are:

Implement a process

Implement a process focuses on undertaking appropriate procedures to process a specified product. Products may include but are not limited to: fermented or non-fermented foods and beverages; biologically active products; household chemicals; toiletries; cosmetics; paper; resin or fibreglass products.

Learning objectives, indicators of progression, and teacher guidance

Knowledge of processing

Knowledge of processing focuses on the underpinning concepts associated with processing.

Learning objectives, indicators of progression, and teacher guidance

Knowledge of Product Preservation, Packaging and Storage

Product preservation, packaging and storage focuses on the ways in which products can be treated during and after their development in order to maintain their integrity over time by inhibiting internal degradation and/or protecting them from external damage.

Learning objectives, indicators of progression, and teacher guidance

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