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For individuals wishing to build a career in professional cake decoration, we have developed these specialist qualifications.

FDQ has designed this range of qualifications in order to train the next generation of confectioners and cake decorators.

We can work with colleges to bring fresh talent into the sector equipped with critical cake decoration skills and knowledge to carve out a successful career. 

These cake decoration qualifications cover a broad range of practical skills and knowledge including the following areas:

These qualifications will assist learners in preparing to enter the workforce or alternatively can help those already working in cake decoration to build their skills and knowledge off the job. The college based training which is linked to these short qualifications is based upon short courses of practical skills development.

Cake decoration qualifications

Suite purpose

These qualifications are designed for learners who are either working in or preparing to work in professional cake decoration roles.

They offer learners the opportunity to develop intermediate professional cake decoration skills. They are designed to recognise achievement in professional cake decoration skills in confectionery operations.

To find out how to add this qualification to your provision, please call or email us today.

 

 

Fees

Level 1 Award in Cake Decoration - £42.50

Level 1 Certificate in Cake Decoration - £60.00

Level 2 Award in Professional Cake Decoration - £42.50

Level 2 Certificate in Professional Cake Decoration - £60.00

Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Professional Cake Decoration - £80.00

FDQ Level 1 Award in Cake Decoration

Qualification structure

FDQ Level 1 Certificate in Cake Decoration

Qualification structure

FDQ Level 2 Award in Professional Cake Decoration

Qualification structure

FDQ Level 2 Certificate in Professional Cake Decoration

Qualification structure

FDQ Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Professional Cake Decoration

Qualification structure

Professional food qualifications

These offer learners the opportunity to develop practical skills and knowledge in an off-the-job learning environment.These qualifications are designed to support progression into further learning and work-based learning. 

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June Update

26/6/2020

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Cornish Baker first in England to achieve Level 2 Craft Baker Apprenticeship

19/6/2020

Jason Bennellick, of Prima Bakeries, Scorrier, has become the first bakery apprentice in England to successfully complete the L2 Craft Baker Apprenticeship, achieving a Merit grade.

The L2 Baker Standard contains three distinct routes, one of which is Craft Baker. This specialism was designed to revive traditional craft bakery skills, which the apprentice must prove in their bakery end-point assessment.   

Supporting Jason in his apprenticeship learning and end-point assessment preparation were Truro and Penwith College. The college introduced the Baker Apprenticeship Standard in 2018, in recognition of the importance of the baking industry to the Cornish economy.

Baking Lecturer and course developer, David Williams, who himself has 40 years’ experience in craft bakery said he was ‘very proud’ of Jason’s achievement. He added,

‘It has been a pleasure to work alongside Prima to develop our Bakery Apprenticeship programme and deliver the skills needed in the workplace’

Prima’s Managing Director, Mark Norton, described the bakery apprenticeship as ‘exemplary’ and that Prima were keen to take on a new apprentice to help build the future of craft baking in Cornwall.

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