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Professional Patisserie and Confectionery - Level 2

Start Date: 5th September 2022

Newcastle College Hospitality 11
  • Length 1 year
  • Study Full-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

Level 2 City and Guilds Certificate in Professional Patisserie and Confectionery

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More about the course

Do you dream of being the next Mary Berry or Paul Hollywood? This Professional Patisserie and Confectionery course will help you rise to the top.

Specialising in patisserie, bread, or confectionery, you will whip up desserts, chocolate and egg-based dishes using specialist equipment in our state-of-the-art patisserie kitchen.

Learn the principles of working with food and explore menu planning, budgeting and catering to dietary needs, from chefs with more than 20 years of experience.

Outside of the classroom, you will develop your skills and experience through a work placement, masterclasses and you may even have the opportunity to take part in national competitions.

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Daily tasks:

  • Makes cake decorations, spreads icing, fillings and toppings on products.
  • Bakes bread, pastry and cakes.
  • Fills and glazes pastry, mixes ingredients for cakes.
  • Rolls and cuts pastry, stretches, kneads and moulds dough to form bread, rolls and buns.
  • Mixes ingredients using hand or machine to obtain the required consistency.
  • Weighs ingredients according to recipe.

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Median Salary

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Daily tasks:

  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
  • Ensures relevant hygiene and health and safety standards are maintained within the kitchen.
  • Supervises, organises and instructs kitchen staff and manages the whole kitchen or an area of the kitchen.
  • Plans menus, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs or oversees their preparation and monitors the quality of finished dishes.
  • Requisitions or purchases and examines foodstuffs from suppliers to ensure quality.

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Daily tasks:

  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
  • Cooks and sells a range of meals, such as fish and chips, over the counter.
  • Plans meals, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs.
  • Requisitions or purchases foodstuffs and checks quality.

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