If you want to specialise in this skilful, creative and demanding area of cookery, this course will teach you specialist pastry, cake and confectionery techniques with an emphasis on practical learning. You'll be learning in our specialist patisserie kitchen on equipment that you'd expect to find in the industry's top pastry kitchens. We enter several competitions as a way of boosting your creativity and skills - already our students have been successful and won awards so you'll be building on good foundations.
Some of the speciality items you'll create are:
- Hot and cold desserts and puddings
- Paste products
- Biscuit, cake and sponge products
- Fermented dough products.
The name of the course, as it appears on your qualification or certificate, will be Certificate in General Patisserie and Confectionery - Level 2
Practical and written assessments with internal and external moderation.
Three GCSEs grades A*-G including English or maths; OR other related qualifications and experience.
There is a materials fee to cover the cost of food and materials you'll use for assessments. You'll need to buy uniform to wear on the course. Your tutor will confirm the cost of this when you come in for interview.
Patisserie and Confectionery Level 3.
All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.
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11 Sep 2017 Full TimeMertonWhere and whenLocation:MertonTimes:DaytimeDuration:1 yearStudy mode:?Full TimeDays:WeekdayStart:11/09/2017End:22/06/2018Code:CB19611AA/MD17
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