Entry Requirements

This is a Level 5 course aimed at S5 and S6 students only. Students will have studied Practical Cookery in S4 or will have shown a keen interest in Hospitality in S3.

Aims of the Course

The course aims to develop a range of practical food preparation skills and techniques using appropriate tools and equipment. Students will develop their knowledge and understanding of the functional properties of food along with the ability to prepare food safely and hygienically. In addition, they will be able to use personal creativity to design, make and evaluate cake products.

Course Description

Units covered will include:

  1. Cake baking
  2. Cake finishing


Assessment in this course consists of a practical element and a written paper.