Professional Patisserie - Level 2 Diploma

Start Date: 15 September 2022
Duration: 1 Year - This course is taught over 1 day per week
Attendance: Part Time
Location: Victoria Centre
Suitable for: School Leavers (16-18)

About The Course

The course equips you with fundamental basic techniques for pastry, bakery and confectionery, so that you are able to pursue a career as a pastry chef. 

This course is endorsed by the Craft Guild of Chefs and British Culinary Federation and taught by our award-winning culinary arts pâtisserie team.

What Will I Study?

Topics covered can include:

  • Health and safety and maintaining a safe environment
  • Food safety
  • Healthy eating and special diets
  • Food costing and control including menu planning
  • Work place skills including CV writing, personal development planning, applying for work positions and interview preparation and evaluation and team work, catering for an event
  • Hot and cold dessert: preparation and presentation
  • Pâtisserie: pastries and tarts
  • Bakery: sweet and savoury products including batters
  • Cakes, biscuits and sponges

What Will I Need?

You will need:

  • Three GCSEs at grade 2 or above, including English Language and Maths

All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

How Will I Be Assessed?

The course is assessed throughout the year with practical assignments and written tests.

What Will It Cost?

SCHOOL LEAVERS

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free.

Additional Costs

You will be expected to purchase the required uniform and equipment for the programme, which reflect both industry norms and safety requirements. These should specifically conform to Westminster Kingsway College standards and are approximately £350; further information will be provided at enrolment. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

What Can I Do After?

This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as Professional Patisserie - Level 3, or an apprenticeship.

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