Course Details

  • If you have a passion for baking or already work in hospitality and want develop your skills in patisserie making and artisanal baking then this course is for you.

    The course will give you the skills to pursue a career in the hospitality industry as a pastry chef or patissier. Throughout this course you’ll learn to produce petits fours, hot, cold and frozen desserts, paste products, artisanal baked goods, practice gastronomy and create display pieces and decorative items. You’ll also learn to supervise a safe working environment and develop skills for the workplace including planning, preparation and food safety.

  • You’ll need to have a Level 2 qualification in Professional Cookery or Patisserie and Confectionary. The main thing required is a passion for the industry.

  • You’ll be assessed through a variety of practical and written assessments giving you the opportunity to demonstrate the skills you have developed.

  • With this qualification students should progress directly into employment, where they can apply their skills in any of a variety of professional hospitality environments. Work environments may range from hotels and restaurants to specialist bakeries.

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  • If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?

    Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it’s about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!

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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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