Certificate For Pastry Cooks And PatissiersWest Herts College
Price on request
- Watford (England)
What you'll learn on the course
This qualification is intended for patissiers, pastry cooks and other people who will be responsible for preparing sweets in baking or catering outlets. It is also designed for those candidates who wish to acquire pastry skills to enhance future employment and those wishing to study for personal development that have an interest in the subject.Information about the course
The qualification provides underpinning knowledge, understanding and enhancement for candidates pursuing or wishing to pursue a role in Pastry & Bakery.
Successful completion of the course may allow progress onto other courses.
The ABC Certificate for Pastry cooks and Patissiers is an ideal starting point for those who enjoy bakery and wish to develop their skills and knowledge to a high standard.
All lecturers in the catering division have first class industrial experience and the college enjoys a good reputation both locally and nationally.Course content
The qualification aims to introduce the candidate to the basic principles, skills and techniques required by pastry cooks and patissiers. It also provides the candidate with the working knowledge and skils required to produce basic items and dishes relevant to the pastry section of a kitchen. The course will cover different units including hot sweets, cold sweets, fermented goods, pastes, confectionery items and theory to support these.Additionality
Suitable catering clothing is required. Students will be expected to provide their own materials or purchase them from the college every week. Also students need to have use of a camera to take photographs of their finished products.
When will I receive my results?
Results will be forwarded on as soon as they are received at the college. Please note that certificates, where awarded, can take up to 4 months to be received at the college before forwarding on to learners.Assessment
Continuous internal assessment of portfolio work throughout the course.
External assessment: Candidates will sit an examination paper of two hours, containing 20 multiple choice and 20 short answer questions.Additional fee information
Students enrolling on a part time course, are subject to a one-off registration fee administration charge of £10.00 per academic year.