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Proficiency in Baking Skills - level 3 Diploma at Buxton & Leek College

Course description

This course is suitable for you if you're already working in a bakery or already have a Level 2 Craft Bakery qualification. It's also suitable if you have a Level 3 professional qualification in either food production or cookery skills.

You'll spend one day a week in college improving the bakery skills you developed at Level 2. Working with others as part of a team, you'll take part in practical sessions and portfolio building. There are also theory and IT sessions.

Course content

 You'll gain the professional skills you'll need to work in a bakery setting.

 - You'll get the best of both worlds - college and work - so you'll learn and earn a wage.

 - Your employer will work in partnership with us to deliver your training

Entry requirements

You'll need a Level 2 qualification in Craft Bakery, Professional Cookery or Food Production.


You'll be assessed while carrying out tasks in college and your workplace, as well as through your portfolio and a question and answer session.

Future opportunities

You'll be able to apply for supervisory or trainee management jobs or move on to a foundation degree here at the University of Derby Buxton.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Buxton & Leek College directly.

Last updated date: 24 February 2016
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