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Craft Bakery and Culinary Skills — Level 1

Catering, Bakery and Patisserie|Hospitality, Travel and Tourism

Course ID: 163273

Course Year: 21/22

Course Details

  • This course is for anyone who may want a career in the catering, baking, cake decoration Industry, or to improve you home baking, cake decorating and cooking skills whilst gaining industry and worldwide recognised qualifications from award winning cake decoration, bakery and catering lecturers with over 200 years combined experience from the north wests’ leading college.

What to expect from the course

BAKE and COOK YOURSELF HAPPY at One of The Very First Established Bakery /Cake Decorating and catering College in The North West and North Wales

Imagine making your own loaves from scratch, waiting in anticipation for hot crusty bread to come fresh out of the oven or designing a floral sugar craft display to go on top of a cake.

Amaze family and friends by using the finest ingredients to make mouth-watering dishes from around the world with our Chef in our bespoke catering kitchens, and then paring them with bread or cake.

This course is for anyone who may want a career in the catering, baking, cake decoration Industry, or to improve you home baking, cake decorating and cooking skills whilst gaining industry and worldwide recognised qualifications from award winning cake decoration, bakery and catering lecturers with over 200 years combined experience from the north wests’ leading college.

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Qualifications

Level 1 Diploma in Professional Bakery and Cake Decoration and NVQ Level 1 Certificate in Hospitality Services

Why study with us?

Tuition from Pan European Awarding Wining Bakery and Cake Decorators
Level 1 students will have the opportunity to attend the annual conference and competitions weekend event, with cash prizes, medals, industry recognised awards and scholarships to train with the leading European bakery and cake decoration companies
Attend Master classes during visitor economy week.
Returning students offering insights into industry with emphasis on up and coming bakery and cake decoration trends
Student exchange trip with exciting opportunities to bake in the world’s greatest bakery and cake destinations such as Lorrach Germany and the Richemont Bakery School in Switzerland.


Student Benefits

A baker decorating pastries.
Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
A woman getting a nail treatment on her hands.
Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
A chef preparing a dish.
Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
An illustration of students using Office 365.
Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

A gym, including treadmills and exercise bikes.
Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.


Career pathways

You could progress into employment or further training in any of these progression routes.
Level 2 Diploma in Professional Bakery and Cake decoration
Level 2 Certificate in Culinary Skills
Employment opportunities include:
Baker in retail and wholesale
Baker in professional Kitchen
Product development (Bakery and cake Decoration)
Sugar craft demonstrator
Working in cake decoration studios
Commis chef

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000
 : enquiry@liv-coll.ac.uk

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for our courses depend on the specific requirements of each Programme of Study and an individual’s personal experience, which will all be discussed during the interview process. The following is a guide as to what you might be expected to achieve to gain entry onto the course.
You should hold GCSE grades 1-2 or E-G equivalent, including Foundation Awards and Entry Level Certificates.
Good attendance will be vitally important towards your achievement and progression onto higher level courses.

Fees

If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £18,135 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at applications@liv-coll.ac.uk.

Fee for21/22 is 994.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.


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