Professional Bakery City & Guilds Certificate Level 2

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Study in our industry standard kitchens as you develop your practical skills to an intermediate level. You will learn essential bakery skills and techniques such as mixing, processing, baking, finishing, and presenting bakery products. Overall, you’ll develop skills in working with bread, pastry, chocolate, and cake decoration, ready for progression.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Gain skills in flour confectionery and making cakes and sponges.
  • Acquire the precise chocolate craft and cake decoration skills.
  • Understand baking processes.
  • Develop essential theoretical and practical bakery skills.
  • Entry Requirements

    A relevant level 1 qualification and one or more GCSEs at grade 4 including English or maths.

    Career Progression

    Progression may include a level 3 bakery or patisserie qualification, an apprenticeship, or relevant employment.

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    Course Details


    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

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    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Facts


    Study in our professional kitchens, gain real experience at our pop-up restaurants, and sell your creations to your family and friends in our student shop.

    Labour Market

    There are 41,219 jobs in the hospitality and catering sector in Leeds. (EMSI, 2019)

    Student Testimonial

    “It has been an amazing experience. The dedicated and passionate tutors are experienced chefs that know the industry and prepare us to work as professionals. I highly recommend these courses.” - Ana Mora Roás Patisserie and Confectionery|“My time at the college has been so enriching and fulfilling. During my two years the tutors have been so dedicated and passionate. Not only do they have a vast knowledge, but they are experienced chefs that know the industry well and prepare us to work as professionals. I have been pushed and motivated to achieve the best of my potential. It has been an amazing experience and I highly recommend these courses.” - Ana Mora Roás Patisserie and Confectionery
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