23 Jan 2023

Study mode

Full Time


Framwellgate Moor Campus


18 weeks


Level 2

Awarding body

City & Guilds

Course code

Fee Information

If you are aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years, your course could be free dependant on the level of the course and your eligibility criteria.

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FREE if eligibility criteria met
Standard Fees of £0

Please note, these prices are for the current academic year and may be subject to change for our courses starting in future years.

Want to gain new skills in patisserie and baking? This course is perfect for you if you want to develop your skills to take the next step in catering.

Course details may be subject to change

This introductory course will give you an insight into patisserie and bakery including employability skills.

This patisserie and confectionery course is suitable for you if you have little or no experience. It covers basic craft skills and focuses on pastry items.

This course will prepare you to progress to a relevant Level 3 course or apprenticeship, or employment.

Entry Criteria

No specific entry requirements

Study Aims

Develop your patisserie and confectionery skills, as well as an awareness of health and food safety in the catering industry.

This patisserie and confectionery course will give you the opportunity to bake biscuits, cakes and sponge products. You will also create hot and cold desserts, paste products and fermented dough products.

This course is designed for those who work or want to work as Patisserie Chefs in the catering and hospitality sector.

Times of Delivery

Any times indicated are based on current courses and may be subject to change in future years. Full timetables will be confirmed at the start of each course.

Teaching and Assessment

This course is delivered via taught sessions, group activity, and practical lessons. Assessment will be will practical observation and assignments.

Where can it take me?

Cooks £14,040 Potential salary

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Chefs £18,200 Potential salary

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Kitchen and catering assistants £11,960 Potential salary

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