SQA Craft Baking


If you enjoy baking then this is the course for you!

This class is for anyone looking to develop their knowledge and skills of baking on a personal or professional level.

Under the guidance and advice of our award-winning Chef Instructor Tony Budde, you will learn the skills and knowledge to a variety of baked goods such as sausage rolls, appe turnovers, pancakes, profiteroles, jaffa cakes, bread, carrot cake and so much more.

Tony will guide you through the class, providing you with step-by-step instructions and assistance and advice throughout.  You will work at your allocated professional cooking station and all ingredients, kitchen equipment and full recipes are provided (please bring plastic tubs to take home your baking)  

Upon completion of the course you will be awarded a SQA Craft Bakery SCQF Level 5 qualification.

Course code



Both Campus Sites


3 hours per week x 12 weeks

6 hours per week x 6 weeks



Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements, however having a keen interest in baking for personal or professional development would be beneficial.

Course Content

This 12 week (evening) or 6 week (day) course will cover a huge variety of craft baking skills that will enable you to create some great pieces of baking! 

You will create your very own puff pastry products, for example: Sausage rolls; Eclairs and the fillings.  You will also create a variety of garnishes, which include ganache, syrups, icing & buttercream. 

Throughout the course you will also get the opportunity to learn the vital skills to make the perfect bread and rolls, of all sorts of varieties.

plus so much more!!!

For full details of the qualification please visit https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/66380.html


In order to achieve the SCQF 5 qualification, you will be expected to complete theory work from the supplied workbook, at home, each week.
You will also undertake practical assessments throughout the duration of the course.



At the end of the course you will have the necessary knowledge and skills to begin a career in the hospitality/bakery industry i.e. cafes,coffee shops & pattisseries.

Course Contact Details

If you would like more information or to reserve a place on a course, please get in touch.

Telephone: 01387 734199
E-mail: shortcourses@dumgal.ac.uk

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