Patisserie and Confectionery NVQ Diploma - Level 3
This is a great course if you have a light touch to make exquisite confections and a creative mind. This is one of the most demanding study areas in relation to skill and creative style. With huge potential for profitability in the industry it is also currently one of the most sought after specialisms. You'll be learning in our specialist patisserie kitchen on equipment that you'd expect to find in the industry's top pastry kitchens. We enter several competitions as a way of boosting your creativity and skills - already our students have been successful and won awards so you'll be building on good foundations. Advanced subjects covered include: Bread and dough products; Cakes, biscuits and sponges; Hot and cold desserts; Accompanying sauces, fillings and coatings; Chocolate products and Marzipan and sugar products. You will be assessed through observation, discussion and presentation of your personal portfolio. On completion, you can look for specialist work straight away - we have many contacts and may be able to help you find your first role. We've helped some of our students already have work with private caterers, Harrods and other top companies. Others have gone on to set up their own businesses.