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Patisserie and Confectionery - Full Time

  • Students

    Want to pursue a career in the hospitality industry specialising in patisserie and confectionery? These courses are ideal to get the ball rolling with your career choice.

    Ideal if you want to explore and develop introductory skills in Patisserie and Confectionery, a great start to a career in a bakery or as a pastry chef. You may also be required to study English and Maths to improve your skills.

    You’ll learn and develop a range of skills and techniques to produce appealing products from breads and cake to mouth-watering desserts.

    The course aims to inspire you to start to develop your own ideas and style in the specialised are of pastry work and sugar products

      Your studies may include: 

    • Investigating the catering and hospitality industry
    • Food safety and health and safety within catering environment
    • Producing hot and cold desserts
    • Producing pastry products
    • Producing biscuits, cakes, and sponges
    • Producing fermented doughs


    Expect to learn how to develop your own style of presentation, experiment with different mediums used in this specialised area of the industry 

    You’ll love exploring the variety of different sweet and savoury products made from learning the different techniques taught to you by our enthusiastic lecturers, all of which has had many years of industry experience. 

At Gloucestershire College we want students to develop their English and maths skills so that they achieve their learning goals and future career aims. For this reason all full-time students who have not achieved grade A* to C English language or maths GCSE will study these subjects as part of their course.

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What You Will Pay

Please contact Student Services on 0345 155 2020 for pricing information.


Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

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