Professional Patisserie & Confectionery Certificate Level 2

Professional Patisserie & Confectionery Certificate Level 2

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Professional Patisserie & Confectionery Certificate Level 2

Professional Patisserie & Confectionery Certificate Level 2

Do you want to pursue a career as a specialist in the area of patisserie and confectionery? This course will give you the professional level skills you need, to progress onto a higher level course or employment.

As well as the practical skills you will develop, you will learn about the industry, developing an understanding of the operations, costings and planning involved.

You will complete a Level 2 course in Food Safety, alongside your main course modules.

 
Duration 1 year
Study mode Full time
Start date 04/09/2018
Campus Printworks
Course code 60215-01
Fee 16 - 18: no fee. 19 +: £1,190.

What you learn

Course themes:

• Hot and cold desserts

• Biscuits, cake and sponge products

• Fermented-dough products

• Pastry products

• Basic chocolate and confectionery skills

• Food safety

• Health & Safety

• Nutrition

Benefits / Skills you will develop

You will build skills to allow you to successfully complete your programme of study and progress either to a higher level or into employment. To assist you with this as part of your programme you will complete a work placement. You will have the opportunity to work within the regional area, nationally or abroad, for example, placements in France, Italy, Finland, Iceland and Germany.

How you will be assessed

You will be continuously assessed on both the practical and theory elements of your main programme.

The L2 Award in Food Safety and qualifications in English and Maths (if required) have external exams set.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

The course is delivered at the Printworks Campus. You will complete your practical sessions within specialist patisserie, cake decoration and chocolate areas with state of the art equipment relating to the subject area.  Your theory sessions will take place in classrooms with IT facilities and learning resources.

Entry requirements

Students are required to have an interest in the subject.

Entry qualifications can be from one of following categories: 

Level 1 qualification in related subject e.g. L1 Introduction to Hospitality Skills or L1 Food Industry Skills

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D or above including English

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D or above including GCSE in Hospitality or Catering

What's next

On successful completion of this programme you can progress onto the following programmes:

L3 Professional Certificate Patisserie & Confectionery

L3 Professional Certificate Bakery

Apprenticeships are also available dependant on suitability.  

You may wish to enter full time employment in an intermediate role relating to patisserie and confectionery for example pastry chef, chocolatier, confectioner, and baker.

 

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