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Certificate in General Patisserie and Confectionary - Level 2


From doughnuts and profiteroles, to chocolate soufflé and crème brûlée, this tasty course will teach you how to make an array of professional patisserie and confectionary products.

Besides sweet treats, you will also learn how to make classic savoury products such as basic bread dough, chicken pie and naan bread; giving you a variety of skills to either take home or to a professional kitchen.

You will be provided with the opportunity to enhance your patisserie skills by studying in our award winning professional teaching kitchens and learn from chefs who have worked in Michelin star restaurants.

By the end of the course, you will have developed and practiced the skills required for employment and/or career progression in to the hospitality and catering sector.

Start dates and fees

This is a 19-week course starting on Friday 13 January and continues with weekly classes on the dates listed below.

Each session runs from 9am-4pm.

  • Friday 13 January
  • Friday 20 January
  • Friday 27 January
  • Friday 3 February
  • Friday 10 February
  • Friday 24 February
  • Friday 3 March
  • Friday 10 March
  • Friday 17 March
  • Friday 24 March
  • Friday 31 March
  • Friday 21 April
  • Friday 28 April
  • Friday 5 May
  • Friday 12 May
  • Friday 19 May
  • Friday 26 May
  • Friday 9 June 
  • Friday 16 June 
  • Friday 23 June 

The total cost is £495 and can be paid in two installments.

You may be eligible for a free place depending on personal circumstances. Please get in touch to find out more 01623 900344 or


What will I study?

  • Produce hot and cold desserts
  • Prepare, cook and finish paste products for service in restaurants
  • Prepare, cook and finish fermented dough products for service in restaurants
  • Identifying fillings, glazes, creams and icings.
  • Prepare and cook a variety of bread and speciality doughs.

How will I be assessed?

  • Short question and answer test paper
  • Practical exams.

What can I progress onto?

  • Diploma in Professional Cookery (Advanced) - Level 3
  • Employment.


There isn't currently career information listed for this course.

How do I apply?

Booking is essential and places are very limited.

Call 01623 900344 or email

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