NATIONAL 5 PRACTICAL CAKE CRAFT
Why study National 5 Hospitality: Practical Cake Craft?
This course will teach pupils how to plan, prepare and bake cakes that look good, taste good and are safe to eat. Baking and decorating cakes will suit a pupil if they enjoy using art and design skills in a creative and practical way. Cake production is part of the Scottish hospitality industry, which is vibrant and growing. The course is a springboard for a range of careers in the hospitality industry, which employs a significant proportion of the nation’s workforce.
What other school subjects might help me to be successful?
Entry into this course is at the discretion of the school. You would normally expect to have completed EITHER a National 5 in Practical Cookery or in Health and Food Technology.
What will Pupils study?
The course is practical and relevant to the world of work. Pupils will learn how to research cake recipes, trends and designs, and experiment with recipes, cake designs and finishing techniques. They will also learn how to interpret a design brief to create your own innovative cakes and biscuits.
Pupils will also be given the opportunity to complete a Food Hygiene certificate – this is sponsored by The Royal Environmental Health Institute for Scotland. Follow the link:
How is the course structured?
Typically the course centres around two key themes.
How is the course assessed?
Which course could I do next?
Which jobs relate to this area?
|Assignment (30 marks)
Question Paper (25 marks)
Items of assessment could also include:
|National 5 Practical
Cookery – see Nationals
in a nutshell
National 5 Practical Cake
Craft – see SQA
|Browse the career related links below:
Option Choice Handbook
Nationals in a Nutshell