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Introduction to Bakery NQ

(SCQF level 4)

Food, Events, Hospitality & Tourism, Faculty of Leisure and Lifestyle

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Part-time

Start Date

29th Aug 2017, 36 weeks

29th Aug 2017, 36 weeks

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 234

Overview

Our NQ Introduction to Bakery course introduces students to the foundation skills, knowledge and expertise needed to work successfully in a professional bakery. The course provides an opportunity to study three SQA Units at SCQF Level 4; namely, Craft Baking; An Introduction, Cake Decoration; An Introduction and Bread Making; An Introduction. These units will introduce you to the wonderful world of Bakery and will give you an opportunity to make a range of breads, cakes and pastries. There will be an opportunity to design and make novelty cakes, celebration cakes and individual cakes.  

This is a professional vocational programme and appropriate clothing must be worn. Students will need to buy specialist equipment for use on the course.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 4. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  •  SCQF Level 3 in Numeracy & Communication
  • Food, Catering, Home Economics or Cake Decoration at SCQFLevel 3 or above

What you study

  • Craft Baking; An Introduction
  • Bread Making; An Introduction
  • Cake Decoration; An Introduction

After the course

Careers

  • NQ Intermediate Bakery

Continuing study

Successful students can progress on to:

  • Intermediate NQ Bakery

Teaching

How the course is taught

  • Theoretical knowledge is dleivered through practical application
  • Practical goods are assessed by the Course Tutor on a weekly basis

Assessment methods

  • Written Assesssments for all SQA Units
  • Practical Assessments throughout the course.

Additional Information

Materials

You'll need to buy specialist equipment for use on the course; including, Protective Clothing for use in the Bakeries

Dress code

  • Appropriate clothing and footwear for the bakery.
  • Apron to protect your uniform
  • Tea towel for drying dishes.
  • Mode of Study:
    Part-time
  • Start Date:
    29th Aug 2017, 36 weeks
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 234