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Professional Patisserie and Confectionery Level 3 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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Course content

  • produce hot, cold and frozen desserts
  • produce fermented dough and batter products
  • produce biscuits, cakes and sponges
  • produce paste products
  • produce petits fours
  • produce display pieces and decorative items

Entry requirements

  • Professional Cookery Level 2 Diploma or Level 2 Patisserie with GCSEs in maths and English at grade C or above
  • successful attendance at interview event and satisfactory references


  • coursework
  • assignments

Financial information

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Future opportunities

FdSc Hospitality Management

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 23 November 2018
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