Is this the course for you?
The Level 1 Hospitality and Catering Masterclass in Patisserie is a short, part-time, course designed for those of you who are bonkers about baking, crazy about confectionary, and have a passion for patisserie.
This course will provide you with a taster of what you could expect from our advanced Professional Patisserie courses, while teaching you preparation methods and baking techniques that will take your skills to the next level.
You will learn how to prepare and create a variety of delicious patisserie classics, including choux and puff pastry, Victoria sponge sandwich, fruit tart, mille feuille, quiche Lorraine, lemon tart, and mousse au chocolate.
So, whether you're looking to see if studying the art of patisserie is right for you, or simply want to develop your sweet skills, this course provides the taster you need.
What modules will you do?
You will study a number of interesting and exciting topics such as:
- Preparation methods and techniques
- Baking methods and techniques
- How to make a classic fruit tart
- How to make choux pastry
- How to make puff pastry
- How to make a Victoria sponge sandwich
- How to make a classic mille feuille
- How to make a quiche lorraine
- How to make a lemon tart
- How to make a mousse au chocolate
What do you need to apply?
2 GCSE qualifications (or equivalent) at grade G or 1 or above or Entry level vocational qualification.
Additional Information: You must demonstrate a keen interest in patisserie
How will you be assessed?
You will be assessed via a combination of practical tasks and course work.
Where can this course take you?
This course is designed to give you a taster of what further study in the art of patisserie will be like, and test your passion, interest, skills, and aptitude for the subject.
Following your completion of the Level 1 Hospitality and Catering Masterclass in Patisserie, you may wish to consider developing your knowledge and skills with the following Level 2 course:
- Level 2 Certificate in Professional Patisserie and Confectionery (City and Guilds)