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 looking to further their knowledge and skills in this area. Students learn through working a combination of real life working environment, skills sessions and theory classes.
Trafford College's award winning Aspire Restaurant has been nationally recognised by the AA and is open to the public for lunch and dinner and offers a realistic working environment. There are 4 well equipped industry standard kitchens for training purposes and a demonstration theatre kitchen for presentations and masterclasses.
The course is also open to students who have completed a Level 1 qualification or those who have acquired the necessary skills through working in the industry.
To prepare you for a higher level qualification, employment or university you might be required to study a GCSE qualification in maths and English.
Health, safety and security
Effective teamwork, maintain food safety
Preparation and cooking of bread and dough products
Preparation and cooking of pastry products
Preparation and cooking of cakes, sponges and scones
Preparation and cooking of hot and cold desserts
Preparation and baking of dough and tray bake products
On successful completion you will achieve:
Professional Chef (Pastry & Confectionery) Level 2
Food Safety in Catering CIEH Level 2 Award.
Examining/Validating Body: City & Guilds.
19+ learners - please contact the Customer Services Team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.
Students are required to purchase a uniform and a recommended text book.
All students will complete an external work placement.