NC (SCQF Level 5)


  • Professional Cookery, Hospitality & Events Management

Why take this course?

You may be looking to gain a qualification that demonstrates practical and creative skills in the time honoured craft of bakery. You may be looking to reskill, change career or set the foundations for a business enterprise.

There is now a rising demand for skilled artisan bakers and confectioners whose craft skills and knowledge produce fresh quality bakery, pastry and confectionary products.

This course provides an exciting opportunity to be part of our ambitions to raise the profile of craft bakery.

What you will experience

  • Craft baking  
  • Measuring and mixing  
  • Prepare and produce dough products 
  • Post baking processes  
  • Aeration 
  • Flour Confectionery Processes 
  • Food Hygiene for the hospitality industry 
  • Pastry 
  • Cake Decoration: gateau finishing process  
  • Cake decoration: Royal icing  
  • Patisserie 
  • Cake decoration 
  • Cake decoration: Sugar paste