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Professional Patisserie and Confectionery

The Hospitality industry is a energetic and exciting sector. A career in hospitality offers a dynamic working environment, an industry with continued job growth and boundless possibilities.
During this course, you will gain the professional craft skills, knowledge and other workplace essentials that will help you secure employment as a pastry chef or confectioner. You will learn practical patisserie skills, as well as work-based skills such as health and food safety, costings, menu planning and researching healthier foods.

This qualification is assessed by assignments, practical skills and theory tests, and will include a work experience placement.

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What will I learn?

"I grew up helping my parents with the cooking which inspired me to choose Hospitality and Catering. I progressed through the levels at College which gave me the courage to find a work placement. The staff share their industry expertise and they teach in fully equipped training kitchens."Harrison Dyer-Cole

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

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