National 5 SQA Study Guides from Bright Red

BrightRED Study Guides for National 5 help you develop and apply invaluable knowledge and skills for your SQA exams. National 5 courses are made up of a number of Units and a Course Assessment. The Course Assessment consists of a question paper exam and/or coursework such as assignments, portfolios and practical activities. Our National 5 Study Guides cover each of the mandatory units and also include an extensive Glossary of key terms.

These full-colour books cover all content in an easy-to-learn format and are packed with BrightRED features including Don't Forget text boxes for key points  and Things To Do And Think About questions and exercises. Every National 5 Study Guide is also fully supported with lots of free online links, tests and activities at the award-winning BrightRED Digital Zone.

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Pam Thomas

A brand New Edition of our popular National 5 Practical Cake Craft Study Guide. Fully up-to-date.


ISBN: 978-1-84948-333-9, 96pp

This New Edition of our National 5 Study Guide for Practical Cake Craft focuses on the core content of the National 5 syllabus. This is a predominantly practical course that links to the growth industry of artisan bakery and confectionary. During the course, students will develop a range of artistic techniques and, drawing on all aspects of design such as shape, colour, texture, balance and precision. Students will also be given the opportunity to create and produce a variety of individualised products and to creatively interpret a design brief. 

The ONLY Study Guide available for Practical Cake Craft is also supported online with a wealth of extra material, tests and links on the BrightRED Digital Zone. 


  • Cake Baking
  • Cake Finishing
  • Course Assessment
  • Recipes