The course builds on the fundamental basic techniques for pastry, bakery and confectionery, furthering your skills and knowledge 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 and pâtisserie team.
You will also have the opportunity to work towards the Westminster College Diploma, which is over and above our standard level 3 qualification.
Topics covered can include:
You will need:
All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
The course is assessed throughout the year with practical assignments and written tests.
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.
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.
This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, an apprenticeship or other employment.