Bakery (Level 5)

Ayrshire College


Kilmarnock Campus


This is a gateway to an exciting career in the baking industry. You'll immerse yourself in the art of baking, develop skills that are not only in demand but also deeply satisfying. There are many opportunities for employment - baking for hotels or restaurants or working in large-scale commercial bakeries, specialist or artisan bakeries. You might even pave your way towards becoming a Head or Executive Chef. You may even decide to venture into entrepreneurship, setting up and running your own bakery business.

Content includes:

baking skills; professional insights; cake decorating; customer presentation; work experience; and, national competitions.

You’ll also gain essential, transferable skills such as communication, numeracy, ICT, teamwork and problem solving – skills that will serve you well in all aspects of life, education and work.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements

Progression Routes

Bakery and Patisserie (Level 6)

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hospitality and Professional Cookery

SCQF Level