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The qualification aims to introduce the candidate to the basic principles, skills and techniques required by pastry cooks and patissiers. It also provides the candidate with the working knowledge and skills required to produce basic items and dishes relevant to the pastry section of a commercial kitchen.
On this course you will study a range of basic principles, skills and techniques used by pastry cooks and patissiers. You will use a wide range of patisserie materials, equipment and ingredients in practical sessions to give you experience of standard industry practice. You will also undertake theoretical classes to ensure you develop the understanding and knowledge to support your practical skills.
A relevant level 1 qualification in either Pastry or Food Preparation and Cooking.
In some cases, applicants may be considered on their individual skills and experience.
Satisfactory interview and assessment to determine suitability for the course.
If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.
Office use only. Non Standard 16b.
Most equipment will be provided for you however you will need a uniform that consists of a white chef's tunic, checked chef pants, white bib apron and hat.
The majority of the course is practically assessed. You will have to collate a portfolio of evidence and complete knowledge based units in addition to practical aspects.
During the course you may be provided with an opportunity to enter several competitions as a way of boosting your creativity and skills.
If you are aged 19 or over:
Fee : £450.00
This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.
The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.
For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).