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City and Guilds Certificate for Proficiency in Baking Industry Skills - Level 2

This qualification is focused on the practical skills and knowledge involved in professional baking. Learners will be assessed in a professional kitchen and on completion will be able to work confidently in a variety of bakery roles within the industry.

  • Select, Weigh and Measure Bakery Ingredients
  • Prepare and mix dough
  • Produce laminated pastry
  • Understand how to temper chocolate

  • Baker
  • Confectioner
  • Food Processing Operative
  • Manufacturing Production Manager

City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma for Proficiency in Baking Industry Skills


  • Successful interview plus 2 Standard Grades at grade 3 or above or National 4.
  • Applicants who do not meet this criteria, but have relevant experience or alternative qualifications, may be considered.

Further Advice for full-time applicants:

  • Please create an online account when starting your application.  Your login details for the old College website are no longer valid
  • Before starting the application process, please ensure you already hold or are working towards the relevant entry qualifications required for the course you are applying for
  • Ensure you use your own personal email address when creating your online account
  • Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email immediately – if you do not receive an acknowledgement e-mail immediately, please check your SPAM/Junk folder
  • Please include as much detail as possible in your personal statement such as; the reason you are applying, future career plans, previous employment, relevant experience, hobbies and interests
  • Disclosing support needs in your application will not affect your chances of being offered a place on a course at Forth Valley College
  • If your application is successful, you will be invited for interview.  For January start courses interviews will be in Nov/Dec and interviews for August start courses will take place between February and May
  • If your application is unsuccessful, you will be offered support in finding a suitable alternative course
  • Applicants who provide a mobile phone number on their application form will be sent a text reminder prior to the day of interview
  • If you are unable to attend an interview or wish to withdraw your application – please email

  • Location

    Stirling Campus

  • Attendance


  • Start date

    28 August 2017

  • End date

    15 June 2018

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5