Are you looking for a career in a bakery or catering outlet?  You will learn about craft baking, and the art of making bread and dough products, as well as gaining specialist knowledge in basic pastry, desserts and cake decoration. You will learn about food hygiene, customer care and the service of food and beverages. 

This hands-on course will give you the opportunity to experience what is required for preparing, producing, promoting, and selling food products as part of an enterprise activity including running our successful in house bakery.  This course includes a work placement in the local area.

  • Team working
  • Problem solving
  • Organisational skills
  • Communication 
  • Numeracy
  • One year full-time

The course includes bakery, food preparation, and food service subjects in our fully-equipped bakery, production kitchen, and training restaurant facilities:

  • Craft baking
  • Cake decoration/finishing
  • Bread making and dough products
  • Pastry
  • Food service
  • Food hygiene
  • Enterprise
  • Core skills 

One of the following:

  • Four National 4s to include English/Communication
  • SVQ: Professional Cookery (including Hospitality) SCQF Level 4
  • Advanced Certificate: Patisserie
  • MA or SVQ courses in the industry
  • Bakery operative
  • Junior pastry chef
  • Junior cook
  • Bistro assistant
  • Locker - £10.00 
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise