Craft Bakery

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


Baking has never been as popular as it is today with the showcasing of artisan breads, celebration cakes and savoury products. This course is an excellent opportunity for students to study and prepare for a career as a baker with excellent career opportunities and progression routes open to those who successfully achieve the qualification.

This course is an excellent introductory qualification for students wishing to pursue a career in the creative, technical and exciting world of bakery. It is structured to help develop the skills, knowledge, and understanding you'll need to secure employment in this specialist area.

If you have an interest in learning how to produce bakery products, bread, cakes and pastries to a professional commercial standard read on. Your time will be spent mainly in a practical environment within the bakery. There will also be classroom-based tuition to help with your understanding of the subject.

Entry Requirements

Relevant subject at National 4, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

On completing the programme you may progress to Pastry Chef (SCQF 6) or into a range of employment opportunities.

Start Date

August, January



Study Method

Blended learning
Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hospitality and Professional Cookery

SCQF Level