Level 3

Professional Patisserie and Confectionery Level 3 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 programme is for anyone who works or wants to work as a patisserie chef in the catering and hospitality sector. The course will give you an overview of the many elements that make up being a professional pastry chef, which is a specialised and unique role within the catering & hospitality sector. If you an experienced professional chef ready to take your cooking skills to the next level, or a student progressing from the Level 2 Patisserie programme, this course will help you by providing you with an industry-standard qualification. 

Entry Requirements

  • Level 2 qualification in Patisserie or similar, plus GCSE grade 4/C in English or Maths

  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

  • Produce fermented dough and batter products
  • Produce petit fours
  • Produce display pieces and decorative items
  • Produce paste products
  • Produce hot, cold and frozen desserts
  • Produce biscuits, cakes and sponges
  • The principles of food safety supervision
  • Supervisory skills in the hospitality industry
  • Exploring gastronomy
  • Maths and English

Assessment & Feedback

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

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment.

What Next...

You are prepared for employment in the industry.