Farnborough College of Technology
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About this course

This course is ideal for School Leavers who want to pursue a career in the manufacturing of patisserie and confectionary.

This qualification is aimed at you if you see yourself becoming a pastry chef. This qualification is focused on achieving the requirements around the patisserie and confectionary side with an emphasis on advanced skills. You might have progressed from achieving a Level 1 qualification, but this is not a requirement.

Who is this programme for?

This qualification is intended for patissiers, pastry cooks and other professional catering roles. This qualification is also an ideal starting point for anyone who enjoys baking and wishes to develop their skills and knowledge to a high standard.

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Studies include

How will I be taught?

You will develop your skills through a wide range of practical activities within our training kitchens, and will produce hot and cold desserts, breads and cake products in our Gallery Restaurant.

What modules are covered?

You studies will include:

  • Investigae the catering and hospitality industry 
  • Food safety in catering
  • Health and safety in catering and hospitality 
  • Healthier foods and special diets 
  • Catering operations, costs and menu planning
  • Applying workplace skills
  • Practical tasks in the training kitchen
  • Produce hot and cold deserts and puddings
  • Produce paste products
  • Produce biscuit sponge products
  • Produce fermented products
  • Tutorial
  • Work experience
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What Next?

On successful completion of this course you will be able to progress onto the Level 3 Certificate/Diploma in Professional Patisserie and Confectionary.

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

You might have progressed from achieving a Level 1 qualification but this is not an entry requirement. You will also need GCSE Maths and English Language Grade 4 and above. 

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