Course Type / Attendance

Full Time, Part Time, Hobby Course

Subject Area

Hospitality & Catering

Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

1 year


City Campus

Course Level


Award to be received


Home / Course / Patisserie and Confectionary Level 3

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for students who have completed a level two in catering, baking or patisserie and want to pursue a career in the hospitality and catering industry. It is also for adults who wish to re-train or gain accreditation for an existing job role.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You would need to have a level two in catering, baking or patisserie to study this course.

What are the key things you'll learn?

The key things you will learn on this course are:

  • Various advanced techniques in making, shaping, proving and cooking dough
  • Finishing techniques
  • Customer service skills
  • Cash handling
  • Sugar craft, chocolate work and confectionery
  • Cake decorating and finishing

How you will learn

You will be in a range of different environments, we have a fully licenced and working restaurant that is open to the public and we will be producing products for there. We have a bakery counter in reception where we sell everything that we make. We also receive special orders which we have to complete. We have a bespoke bakery area where all the classes take place and there will also be an element of theory in one of our classrooms.

Where could this course take you?

With this qualification, you could go straight into industry working in a bakery or pastry kitchen.

What costs will you incur?

The costs for this course are approximately £3,000 for adults and this will cover the costs of your uniforms and a starter set of professional chef’s knives. If you are 16-18, course costs will be covered for you. If you are eligible for bursary, kit costs will also be covered. Depending on circumstances as an adult, fee remission may be available and the college does offer loan options.