The course will provide you with knowledge, understanding and the skills required to progress onto further bakery courses. On this course, you will be able to make a range of baked goods including bread, pastries, pies, cakes, gateaux and desserts.
Successful achievement will allow you to progress onto our NQ Bakery Level 5 course.
Two National 4 qualifications, SCQF Level 4 English or ESOL Level 4; OR
other equivalent qualifications or experience.
Information and Interview Session Requirements
You will be required to attend a face to face interview or a interview on teams video to further discuss your application. You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.
Where COVID restrictions are in place we will invite you to either a video meeting or telephone discussion call, but remember to tell us all about yourself in your personal statement!
This is a key aspect of the application process. You must confirm your attendance should you be offered an appointment.
During the information and interview session, we will ensure the entry requirements and your aspirations and career plan are appropriate for the course and the level of course you have applied for. It is therefore important that you prepare well for this.
- Introduction to Cake Decoration.
- Introduction to Bread Making.
- Introduction to Craft Baking.
- Cake Decoration.
- Food Hygiene.
Bakery units are assessed through a series of practical tasks on a continuous basis.
Open and closed book assessments for theory subjects.