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Professional Bakery Level 3 Diploma at Reaseheath College

Course description

This course will appeal to those who are serious about a career within the patisserie or bakery sector. You will learn relevant skills and bakery methodology working in our industry standard commercial Food Centre.

A work placement with one of our industry partners and the option to complete further certificates in health and safety, food safety, HACCP and risk assessment will greatly enhance your employability prospects.

You will gain:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Professional Bakery
    Level 2 CIEH, HACCP and Risk Assessment Certificates
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

Course content

Advanced levels in:

  • Patisserie
  • Bread making
  • Chocolate making
  • Principles of bakery
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

Entry requirements

  • At least 4 GCSEs at grade C or above, or
  • Level 2 Diploma in Bakery and Patisserie

Future opportunities

Course options after this programme

  • You can progress on to a Level 4 Professional Bakery Certificate or onto the second year of the Level 3 Diploma in Food Technology and Management

Career options

  • Bakery technologist
  • Patisserie chef
  • New product development technologist
  • Patisserie chef within the hospitality and catering industry

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 13 September 2016

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    • You will be studying in the beautiful, rural setting of Cheshire, one mile from the market town of Nantwich with good connections to Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool and Chester. 

      The Reaseheath campus itself is small enough to retain its friendly, family atmosphere, but large enough for you to be able to mix with lots of groups of students. 

      Our front lawn is great to sit out on during the summer and the College lake has much wildlife to watch. 

      Over the past few years we have invested over £50 million in our campus to give you the best possible environment for learning. 

      A further £30 million investment is planned for the campus including a £6 million advanced agricultural technology and engineering facility, new halls of residence and new sporting facilities.