Introduction to Bakery (Stranraer Academy) @ SCQF Level 4


The introduction to Bakery has been designed to provide candidates with a range of bakery /baking skills and understanding. It recognises that learners will be at a stage where they are making choices about their future. As a result, it offers multiple exit routes, either towards employment or further study, depending on the wishes of the candidates. Completing the award will put candidates in a stronger position to move to the next stage of their career and should increase their chances of doing this successfully.

Course code





1 year

3 hours a week in class

1 hour a week directed study

Independent study may also be required

Entry Requirements

An interest in cookery

An ability to study at SCQF level 4.

Information and Interview Session Requirements

There are no requirements for an interview for this course but you should have a basic knowledge and an interest in the industry with a view to potentially looking to have a career within it if you would like to join this course.

Course Content

During the course you will develop your understanding of bakery.  You will learn practical skills for bakery. You will gain a strong foundation in Bakery which will enable them to reflect on their present situation in a bakery context.


Assessment will include some written assessment and practical assessment of your bakery.


Upon completion of the programme you can progress to a range of full-time and part-time professional cookery, hospitality and bakery courses at Dumfries & Galloway College.

Career Prospects

Bakery could lead to employment within the bakery industry. It will provide invaluable practical experience and knowledge to candidates who aspire to the more technical professions which exist in bakery. Enable candidates to consider the various options open to them and to make informed career choices for their future.

Additional funding information


Course Contact Details

Michelle Hodgson -

Selling Points

An opportunity to develop your bakery skills.

A first step into the growing hospitality industry.