Who is the qualification aimed at?

The qualification is designed for professionals in the catering industry who want to specialize in patisserie. It will provide a range of skills for a front-line worker or learner aspiring to specialize in pastry, desserts and cakes within a kitchen environment.

What topics are covered?

Throughout the course learners will gain knowledge, understanding and skills covering:
– Food safety and health and safety principles
– Preparation of: Breads and bread rolls
– Pastry dishes and/or products
– Cakes and confectioners’ items
– Hot and cold desserts
– Decorative media for variety of pastry dishes and/or
products including chocolate and sugar work.

Why should I take this training course?

This qualification is ideal for learners who wish to work in a pastry, bakery kitchen environment. It will equip you with the knowledge and skills to work safely, professionally and effectively while specializing in patisserie.

How is it assessed?

The qualification is made up of 9 units. 2 units are assessed via multiple-choice exam, 1 unit is assessed by written assessment and the remaining 6 units are assessed via practical assessment, submitted as a portfolio of evidence.

How long will it take?

This guided learning hours for this qualification are 456 hours.
6-7 month, 5 days a week, 90% Practical, 4-5 hours per day

Course Dates

Diploma in Patisserie & Baking
Intake 1: 1st March 2020
Intake 2: 1st September 2020

What are the entry requirements?

Learners should be able to write, read and understand English. Candidates must also be at least of 16years of age when starting this qualification.

What can I use this qualification for?

With an international accredited qualification in Patisserie and Baking, you will find employment with in the Pastry & Baking business sector nationally and internationally. This ranges from 5 star hotels, Resorts, Restaurants, Cruise Ships, Yachts, Patisseries and Catering Companies.
Pastry Chefs are one of the world’s most sought professionals.

What are the costs for the course ?

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