Intermediate Certificate: Bakery

Fife College


Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus


You will learn about craft baking, and the art of making bread and dough products, as well as gaining specialist knowledge in pastry and cake decoration.

As well as bakery qualifications, you will also learn professional cookery and service skills that can lead to a career in bakeries, cafes, coffee and farm shops, and retail catering outlets. Understanding what it takes to organise and run a food outlet within your college campus will give you the hands-on experience required for preparing, producing, promoting, and selling food products as part of an enterprise experience.

You will study: Craft baking; Cake decoration; Bread making; Food preparation techniques; Dough products; Pastry; Food service; Food hygiene; The Core Skills of ICT, numeracy and communication will be developed and certificated on this course.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4 including English; or SVQ Professional Cookery at SCQF Level 4; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Interview.

Progression Routes

Further study or Modern Apprenticeship

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Culinary Arts and Hospitality

SCQF Level