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Hospitality & Catering

Hospitality & Catering

This course is eligible for a fee waiver

You may be entitled to a fee waiver for this course if you are aged 19 or over and unemployed / earning less than £17,004.00 per year.

Mode of study Part-time
Duration 20 Weeks
Campus London Road Campus
Start date Please ring Course Advice on 01743 342333 to find out when this course next runs
Tuition Fee £450
Exam/Reg Fee £42
Material Fee £120
Course code PLR2CPC001 (2021)
Runs on Thursday
  • Who is it for?

    This qualification aims to give a thorough grounding in the patisserie and confectionery skills and knowledge you require for a successful career as a pastry chef.

    The course is ideal for those looking to work in the industry as a pastry chef or for those wanting to progress in their current career. It would also suit individuals who enjoy this area of cookery as a hobby and for those looking to further their knowledge and skills in this area.

  • Entry Requirements

    This course is aimed at learners of age 19 plus. You need to be enthusiastic with good personal presentation and hygiene. You will be required to have an informal discussion with the tutor prior to enrolment. It is desirable to have some basic kitchen experience. You will be provide and wear suitable clothing and footwear.

  • What does the course involve?

    There are four mandatory units that include;

    • Hot and cold desserts and puddings
    • Paste products
    • Biscuit, cake and sponge products
    • Fermented dough products
  • How is the course assessed?

    Assessments are ongoing throughout the duration of the course on a practical level. Assessment methods include both practical and written tests, assignments and portfolio building.

  • Additional Notes

    There is an expectation that you will complete your portfolio and assignment work to meet course deadlines.

  • What do I do next?

    If you meet the entry requirements for this course, please use the Register my Interest or Apply Now buttons or contact Course Advice on 01743 342333 to organise enrolment. If you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Advice Events, ring Course Advice on 01743 342 333, use our Live Chat facility or email:

    Fees stated are for enrolment for the current academic year only. Courses which run for 2 or 3 years will be subject to further fees and possible price increases each year.