Course Details

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

    The course will give you the skills to create desserts, patisseries, work with chocolate, learn the techniques of artisanal baking, as well as help develop your skills beyond the kitchen in planning, preparation, calculating costs and health and safety.

  • Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

    Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

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

  • Once you’ve completed this Level 2 course you’ll have the opportunity to progress onto a Level 3 qualification in either Advanced Professional Cookery or Professional Patisserie and Confectionery, or move into work in the hospitality industry.

    All these skills will help you to excel in a career in the hospitality and catering industry. You may find yourself working in hotels and restaurants, or even running your own professional kitchen

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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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