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Patisserie and Confectionery (Bakery)

Course Code: CIPC
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Awarding body: City & Guilds (C&G)
  • Duration: 24 weeks
  • Course type: Part-time
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: Mondays, 9.00am - 3.00pm

What's it all about?

This new level 2 course will give you the skills and knowledge to produce professional-quality baked goods. It covers all of the basic elements and is an excellent foundation for further studies.

By studying this course, you will also develop the confidence to work in a professional bakery or restaurant and is the perfect introduction for any aspiring bakers or pastry chefs.

Course information

You will cover the following units:

  • hot and cold desserts and puddings
  • pastry products
  • biscuit, cake and sponge products
  • fermented dough products.
Please be aware, this course will require you to purchase kit/uniform to allow you to participate in the practical sessions. We will provide further information once you have been offered a place on the course.

No previous experience or qualifications necessary.

You will be assessed via a combination of short answer tests and practical assignments.

On completion of this course, you might wish to progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Confectionery and Patisserie, which will build on your solid foundation of skills and allow you to learn more advanced cookery techniques.

You could also progress to an Apprenticeship or find employment with a local hospitality business.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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