Farnborough College of Technology
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About this course

This qualification is aimed at you if you are looking to further your learning to become a pastry chef. This qualification is focussed on achieving the requirements around the patisserie and confectionary side with an emphasis on advanced skills.

You might have progressed from achieving a Level 2 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 ideal for anyone who enjoys baking and wishes to further develop their skills and knowledge to a high standard.


Tuition £3345

Financial Support and Funding

To help with the costs of studying, this course is eligible for:

To check your individual eligibility, please contact us online or telephone 01252 405555.

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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 will undertake topices such as:

  • Gastronomy
  • Advanced skills and techniques in producing pastry products
  • Understanding how to use supervisory skills
  • Produce dough and battered products
  • Produce petits fours
  • Produce paste products
  • Produce hot, cold and frozen desserts
  • Produce biscuits, cakes and sponges
  • Produce display pieces and decorative items
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What Next?

You will gain knowledge and skills required to become a professional chef. This course could lead to working as a Pastry Chef in one of these workplaces:

  • Restaurants
  • Hotels
  • Hospitality events
  • Cruiuse liners
  • Private household events


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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

You might have progressed from achieving a Level 2 qualification but this is not an entry requirement.

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Start Dates

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