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Sweet Success in Pastry

Course information

If you love the BBC series 'Great British Bake Off', and let's face it, who doesn't - then this is the course for you. You will be taught by Siobhan Sweet who was Paul Hollywood's boss (Chester Grosvenor)
This course is highly practical and our students leave the college well prepared to start a career in one of the world’s fastest growing industries after having enjoyed a substantial taste of it. Students gain practical skills and valuable experience working in our superb training facilities.
This course comprises of an evening practical class running on a Monday from 5-8pm.
You will work with a variety of tools and equipment to complete four practical units:
• Fermented Goods - breads, Chelsea buns doughnuts, bread rolls, fruit loaf and focaccia.
• Pastes - short, sweet, choux, suet and puff pastry.
• Hot and Cold Desserts - summer puddings, trifles, creme caramels, panacotta, bavarois, posset, sponge puddings and cakes.
• Biscuits, Cakes and Sponge Products - Victoria Sponge, Maderia, cookies, scones, shortbread, brownies, genoese, cupcakes and many more.
It is an ideal qualification for those who wish to enhance their basic skills and knowledge for professional development or just enjoy cooking/baking at home.


City of Liverpool College Certificate

This course leads to...

Enhanced employment opportunities.
VRQ Level 3 Certificate in General Patisserie and Confectionery

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for complete beginners. Students will require a reasonable level of written English.

Why study with us?

This is a specialist bespoke course for aspiring pastry chefs, patissiers, home bakers and entrepreneurs who may wish to set up their own business or just want to learn more about pastry and baking. This course is run by Siobhan Sweet our Michelin starred pastry chef, check her out on YouTube,

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Further Information...

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Course ID: 163643

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


This course is only available to learners aged 19 and over. Fees are payable by all students unless sponsored by an employer.

Fee for21/22 is 800.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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