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NVQ Diploma in Patisserie & Confectionery - Level 3 at South Thames College

Course description

If you have a light touch to make exquisite confections and a creative mind this is a great course. This is one of the most demanding study areas in relation to skill and creative style. With huge potential for profitability in the industry it is also currently one of the most sought after specialisms. You'll be learning in our specialist patisserie kitchen on equipment that you'd expect to find in the industry's top pastry kitchens. We enter several competitions as a way of boosting your creativity and skills - already our students have been successful and won awards so you'll be building on good foundations.

Course content

Advanced subjects covered include:

  • Bread and dough products
  • Cakes, biscuits and sponges
  • Hot and cold desserts
  • Accompanying sauces, fillings and coatings
  • Chocolate products
  • Marzipan and sugar products.

Entry requirements

A relevant Level 2 qualification OR relevant trade experience assessed at interview.

Assessment

Through observation, discussion and presentation of your personal portfolio.

Future opportunities

Look for specialist work straight away - we have many contacts and may be able to help you find your first role. We've helped some of our students already have work with private caterers, Harrods and other top companies. Others have gone on to set up their own businesses.

Further information

There is a materials fee to cover the cost of food and materials you'll use for assessments. You'll need to buy a uniform, a set of knives and a reference book. There is a materials fee to cover the cost of food and materials you'll use for assessments. You'll need to buy uniform to wear on the course. Your tutor will confirm the cost of this when you come in for interview.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 December 2015
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