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Professional Patisserie and Confectionery Level 3 Diploma at South Essex College

Course description

The programme is for anyone who works or wants to work as a patisserie chef in the catering and hospitality sector. It is ideal for students who have completed the Level 2 Diploma and wish to seek a career in this industry.

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Entry requirements

  • produce fermented dough and batter products
  • produce petit fours
  • produce display pieces and decorative items
  • produce paste products
  • produce hot, cold and frozen desserts
  • produce biscuits, cakes and sponges
  • the principles of food safety supervision
  • supervisory skills in the hospitality industry
  • exploring gastronomy
  • maths and English


  • Professional Patisserie and Confectionery Level 2 Certicate, maths at grade four or above and English at grade four or above, or equivalent
  • successful attendance at interview event and satisfactory references
  • you will be asked to provide evidence of your ability in the subject in the form of a practical test

Financial information

  • practical demonstrations
  • assignments
  • multiple choice exam

Future opportunities

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Further information

  • you are prepared for employment in the industry

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Essex College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2017
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