Design and Technology: Food Technology (4545)

GCSE Design and Technology: Food Technology helps students develop their creativity, with making of food products a vital feature of their experience of taking this specification.

This two unit specification requires students to develop their application of knowledge and understanding when developing ideas, planning, producing products and evaluating them.

This course has 60% controlled assessment in order to recognise the importance of practical work within this subject.

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Related specifications

There is a choice of specifications for this subject. Please check with your teacher or exams officer if you are not sure which to select.


Amended due to Changes to GCSEs. Short courses are no longer included in performance table headline measures.

Codes and references

Qualification type GCSE
Specification title Design and Technology: Food Technology
Specification code 4545
Certification code 4547
QAN codes 50044850

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