BAKERY (NPA) (Full-Time)

BAKERY (NPA) (Full-Time)

Course Outline:

This course provides and opportunity to develop basic practical skills and knowledge of bakery, professional cookery and hospitality and prepares the learner for further study at SCQF Level 5.

Mandatory units include:

  • Craft baking: an introduction
  • Bread making: an introduction
  • Cake decorating: an introduction
  • Pasty
  • Food preparation techniques: an introduction
  • Cookery processes: an introduction
  • Food hygiene for the hospitality industry
  • Hospitality organisation of practical skills
  • Local hospitality provision
  • Hospitality: working in the hospitality industry
  • Hospitality: working front of house
  • Hospitality: working in the professional kitchen
  • Hospitality: introduction to events

Optional units:

  • Food and beverage service: counter
  • Food and beverage service: table
  • Personal development: self and work
  • Numeracy
  • Information communication technology

This Course will start August

Education Progression:

      • National Certificate in Bakery at SCQF Level 5 or
      • National Certificate in Professional Cookery at SCQF Level 5 or
      • National Certificate in Hospitality Operations at SCQF Level 5

Entry Requirements:

      • No formal entry requirements
      • A keen interest in cooking, baking and the hospitality industry is essential

Career Progression:

    • Employment as a trainee in the bakery, catering and hospitality industry