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Suitable for Adult (19+)
Level 2
Mode of study Part Time Day
Duration 18 weeks
Subject area Catering & Hospitality
  • 31 Jan 2022
  • East Ham Campus
  • 05 Jan 2023
  • East Ham Campus

These qualifications cover all the patisserie and confectionery skills and knowledge to show you've got what it takes for a successful career as a pastry chef.

This course is ideal for those looking to become professional pastry chefs or for those wanting to progress in their careers, for individuals who enjoy this area of cookery as a hobby and for those employees looking to further their knowledge and skills in this area.

Course description

Curriculum units in this course include:

  • Investigate the catering and hospitality industry
  • Food safety in catering
  • Health and safety in catering and hospitality
  • Produce hot and cold desserts and puddings
  • Produce biscuit, cake and sponge products
  • Produce paste products

Additional information

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking this qualification. However previous experience or a Level 1 qualification is beneficial.


You could progress into employment or onto the following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • Level 3 Patisserie & Confectionery
  • Level 3 Hospitality & Supervision

Fees and funding

The course fee for adults (19+) is £543 (plus £75 exam fee ).

If you are aged 19+, how much you pay for your course and any additional costs will depend on a number of factors. Learn more about course fees and finances.

We have a range of financial support options available to help you while you’re studying. Find out what support you may be eligible for.

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