Professional Patisserie & Confectionery City & Guilds Certificate Level 2

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Pursue a patisserie and confectionery career with this programme. Alongside the practical patisserie and confectionery skills that you will gain using state-of-the-art equipment, you will also gain industry experience. For your work placement you can work regionally, nationally, or internationally, for example in France, Italy, Finland, Iceland, or Germany.


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

  • Craft hot and cold desserts, biscuits, cakes, pastries, and sponges.
  • Make fermented dough products.
  • Gain basic chocolate and confectionery skills.
  • Understand food safety, health and safety, and nutrition
  • Entry Requirements

    A strong interest in the subject and a relevant level 1 qualification and a minimum of one GCSE at grade 4 or above, including English and maths.

    Career Progression

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

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    Course Details


    32 weeks

    Study Type

    Full time

    Start Date


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    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Facts


    Study in our professional kitchens, gain real experience at our pop-up restaurant, 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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