Level 2

Professional Patisserie and Confectionery Level 2 Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

This course offers an introduction into basic craft skills required to become a professional pastry chef. You will make a wide range of sweet and savoury items including; bread products, pastry products, hot and cold desserts as well as cakes and biscuits. This course is suitable for those wishing to have a career as a pastry chef, as well as enhancing their basic practical skills.

Entry Requirements

  • Level 1 qualification or two GCSEs at grade 3/D in maths or English
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

  • Produce hot and cold desserts and puddings
  • Produce biscuit, cake and sponge products
  • Produce fermented dough products
  • Produce paste products
  • Investigate the catering and hospitality industry
  • Food safety
  • Health and safety in catering and hospitality
  • Healthier food and special diets
  • Catering operations, costs and menu planing
  • Applying workplace skills
  • Maths and English

Assessment & Feedback

  • Practical assessments
  • Written assignments,
  • Written theory papers
  • End-of-year practical synoptic assessment

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

School leavers: FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Adult: Course fee based on 2018-19 for UK/EU students

What Next...

  • Progress in your career as a pastry chef
  • Professional Patisserie and Confectionery Level 3 Diploma