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Starts

2 Sep 2024

Study mode

Full Time

Campus

Framwellgate Moor Campus

Duration

1 Year

Level

Level 3

Course code

HOSPF3003A01

Fee Information

Standard Fees of £3345.00

Advanced Learner Loan Fees of £3345.00

Please note, these prices are for the current academic year and may be subject to change for our courses starting in future years. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college, please see Fees and funding for more information.

Age 16-18

FREE (If meet residency criteria and not enrolled at another educational institution).

If you are aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, not enrolled at another educational institution and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years, your course will be FREE. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips.

Age 19+

If you are aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, not enrolled at another educational institution 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. The rules regarding fee reduction are complicated, we would encourage you to contact our Advice, Support and Careers Team on 0191 375 4400, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or connect on live chat (bottom right of your screen).

Student Finance

If you are aged 19 or over and not eligible to get your course free, you could apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from the Student Loans Company to help towards the cost of some, or all, of your fees. If the amount of Advanced Learner Loan available to you is less than the Advanced Learner Loan Fee for your course, you would need to pay the difference. See our Funding Your Study page for more information or visit the Student Loans Company website to find out more.

Course details may be subject to change.

Do you want to work as a patisserie chef in the catering and hospitality sector?

This qualification will allow you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in this exciting and fast-paced industry.

Entry Criteria

4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and maths

Entry Criteria

A level 2 Patisserie or Level 2 Pro-Cookery qualification or two years working in a relevant professional role.

Kits & Uniforms

Additional Costs

You will be required to purchase a uniform and kit from our supplier, Russums. You will receive a list at your interview.

What are the next steps?

You will meet with a course tutor to find out more about the course, discuss which course is right for you and see the facilities. Please bring your GCSE grades/predicted grades or any other relevant qualifications.

Modules Studied

  • The principles of food safety supervision for catering
  • Supervisory skills in the hospitality industry
  • Produce dough and batter products
  • Produce petits fours
  • Produce paste products
  • Produce hot, cold and frozen desserts
  • Produce biscuits, cake and sponges
  • Produce display pieces and decorative items
  • Exploring gastronomy
  • Practical assessment module

Times of Delivery

Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

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 assessed though:

  • Observation
  • Written exam
  • Assignments
  • End of year exam

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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