Bakery Level 2

Start Date
Course Course
Catering & Hospitality
City Campus

About this Course

This course further develops the bakery skills that you gained at Level 1, allowing you to develop skills in cake decoration and patisserie, as well as creating bread products. This will prepare you for work in the baking industry at an operational level, in both confectionery and bread production.

Key Units

Key Study Areas

  • Processing bread
  • Proving
  • Baking and frying fermented dough products
  • Cake decoration skills in making covering pastes, finishing and packing fermented dough products
  • Handling and storing bakery ingredients and supplies
  • Using chocolate couverture and ganache

Entry Requirements

Level 1 Diploma in Bakery and Functional Skills at Entry 3.


  • Practical Assessment
  • Exams

Where does this Lead

You could progress onto a Level 3 Patisserie Diploma course or a part-time Cake Decoration Level 1 qualification designed to further develop cake decorating skills. You can also progress onto further study for science or technical qualifications leading to test bakery or research and development.

Future Opportunities

Many student go on to pursue careers in professional kitchens and bakeries as bread and dessert specialists. 

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Will this course suit me?
It is important that you are motivated and enthusiastic about working in the baking industries. You should have a desire to learn new skills and an interest in making and baking a wide range of cakes, breads, scones and pastries.

Extra Costs

You may have to purchase appropriate clothing/uniform to wear during your practical classes. 

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