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Level 3 Diploma in Professional Bakery

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Bake yourself happy! This is a very comprehensive course for people who may want a career in the baking or celebration cake industry or to start their own business. Students will work as an individual on practising advanced skills and being original and innovative in design of their own products. The course looks in depth at the theory of raw materials and processes used in the bakery in addition to developing enterprising business skills.

Students can choose one of the following learning pathways:

1. Cake making/cake decoration/raw materials/processes/starting a business

2. Bread and fermented goods/cake making/raw materials/processes/starting a business

3. Bread and fermented goods/cake making/cake decoration/raw materials/processes/starting a business

This course gives students the opportunity to learn and practice skills in the following areas:

- Advanced craft in bread, pastries and fermented goods

- Advanced craft in cake and sponge goods

- Advanced craft in cake decoration and design

Please note there are the following additional costs for this course:

1. Dummy cakes

2. Art materials – A3 pad/pencils/poster paints/paint brushes

3. Membership of ABST (bakery students' society) £15 per annum

4. Field trips if appropriate (German exchange visits)

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

Study Programmes

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

What the course leads to

You could progress into employment or onto the following qualifications

Level 4 HNC in Hospitality Management

Level 3 Technical Diploma in Patisserie and Confectionary

Career Opportunities include:

Management within baker and cake decoration sector

Baker in the retail and wholesale sector

Baker in professional kitchens

Product development

Sugar craft demonstrator

Working in cake decorating studio

Qualification(s)

Entry Requirements

When the course runs

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

Wow, what a lovely experience. First night of the new summer menu and they have nailed it. Starters of duck confit rolls where outstanding, monk fish main equally as good and finished off with berry parfait for me but the star of the night was my other halves apple crumble soufflé. Where are going back ASAP just so I can have one it was divine. Well done to all of the staff they are a real credit.

Trip Advisor Review of the Academy Restaurant - 3rd May 2014

Course Location

Duke Street
L1 5BG

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Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The College has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of course details given on fact sheets, in the prospectus and on the web site. However, the College reserves the right to make changes to provision and to discontinue courses when necessary. Please note that the College cannot accept any liability for inaccuracies or omissions which arise due to such changes.

Course Bundle Lookup

Course bundles are designed for 16 - 18 year olds only.

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