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Certificate General Patisserie & Confectionery

Course Name 
C&G 7120-22 Certificate General Patisserie and Confectionary L2Available for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Wakefield College
Level Level 2
Start Date



30 weeks

Mode of Study Part-time
Awarding Body

City & Guilds

Course Overview

The Level 2 Certificate in General Patisserie & Confectionery cover all the patisserie and confectionary skills and knowledge to show you’ve got what it takes for a successful career as a pastry chef. Ideal for those looking to become professional pastry chefs or for those wanting to progress their careers.

It allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the catering and hospitality sector

This qualification will make you highly employable within the hospitality industry by producing desserts for our award-winning restaurant, Gaskell’s.

The qualification is designed to help you enter employment as a pastry chef, or alternatively progress on to further relevant learning and qualifications.

You will learn by gradually building up a repertoire of skills and techniques, which you will continue to develop within lessons.

You will then be able to apply these skills to complete assessment requirements.

Theory lessons will provide you with a full understanding of the theory element of your course expanding your knowledge for assessments.

What You Will Study
  • Produce hot and cold desserts and puddings
  • Produce paste products
  • Produce biscuit, cake and sponge products
  • Produce fermented dough products
  • How You Will Be Assessed

    Throughout the course you will internally assessed to check and monitor your progress.

    You will be assessed through written tests, observations, case studies and timed practical assessments.

    Entry Requirements

    No formal qualifications are required, industry experience can be helpful. A pre-entry interview will be required and will assess your ability to manage the course.

    Attendance Expectations

    4 hours per week, currently on a Thursday 4.00pm-8.00pm, (includes 30 minute break) over 30 weeks.

    Fee Information

    These fees relate to 2024/25:


    Further Study

    Level 3 Patisserie & Confectionery

    Course Groups (W) Vocational Course
    Subject Area (W) Hospitality & Catering
    Client Group (W) 19+
    Search Ref (W) 59508
    Website Ref (W) MTE8UB1OPG
    Website Ref (W) ZQKZ2B344R
    Information last amended: 07 June 2024 09:20

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