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Patisserie & Confection CG NVQ Dip L3
Qualification:
 
Starts:
14/09/2016 
Ends:
21/06/2017 
Weeks:
31 
Days:
Wed 
Study Mode
Part-Time 
Assessment:
Practical Assessment and Exams 
Level:
Area:
Catering & Hospitality 
Course Code:
CDDCI1B 
 
Entry Requirements
The entry requirements required for the course are a level 2 qualification in Professional cookery or significant experience in the catering industry. Mature students who do not have the entry requirements should contact the Course Leader for Patisserie and Confectionery.
 
 

Patisserie & Confection CG NVQ Certificate L3

The catering section at The Sheffield College has an exceptional reputation at both national and international levels. The section is known for delivering excellent training in outstanding industry kitchens that are equipped with an enviable range of cutting edge equipment.


About the Course

The level 3 qualification is delivered over two years and covers all the skills and techniques necessary to work at an advanced craft level in the Patisserie sector of the industry. The aim of the course is to extend the patisserie skills already achieved from a level 2 qualification. The course is delivered by a Masterchef of Great Britain.


Key Units

The course contains a number of key units of study which include:

  • Fermented doughs
  • Petit fours
  • Paste products
  • Hot and cold desserts
  • Display pieces and decorative items

Very broadly, the course will cover decorated gateaux and tortens, specialist doughs, sec and glace petit fours, sugar work, chocolate work and confectionery items, modern concept plated desserts, modern gelatine sweets, speciality pastes and pastillage.



Entry Requirements

The entry requirements required for the course are a level 2 qualification in Professional cookery or significant experience in the catering industry. Mature students who do not have the entry requirements should contact the Course Leader for Patisserie and Confectionery.


Assessment

You will have to produce a portfolio of evidence that shows your competency and you will be assessed by the following methods:

  • Coursework
  • Timed practical assessments
  • Short answer questions


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Financial Assistance:

Those Learners who are aged 24+ will be eligible to apply for a Student Loan


Extra Costs

You will be required to purchase a uniform, equipment and appropriate work safe shoes.