Level 2 Diploma In Professional Bakery

This qualification is for learners with an interest in baking and patisserie, who want to develop their skills.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10331
Campus: Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Hospitality & Catering
Course Overview
This one-year programme of study will comprise of practical delivery in the college training kitchens, allowing learners to develop practical skills in a range of bakery topics. This course is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop core practical skills and knowledge in a wide range of bread, pastry, flour confectionery and cake decoration techniques to support progress to the next level of vocational learning.  It will allow candidates to learn, develop and practise the bakery skills required for employment and/or career progressions within the catering and hospitality sector.

You wish to learn core skills in baking and patisserie which may lead to a career as a patisserie chef or baker in the catering and hospitality sector. You have a passion for baking which you would like to develop, either as a hobby, career or business start-up.

How to develop core practical skills and understanding in a wide range of bread making, pastry work, flour confectionary and cake decoration techniques. Professional standards of producing, finishing, packaging, and presenting baked goods for sale.

The modern Industry Standard kitchens on each campus where you will produce fresh bakery produce each session, guided by the enthusiastic teaching team in a professional and supportive environment.

Successful completion of this programme will equip you with the skills to start a career as a baker or pastry chef within the catering and hospitality sector, or to further training on a Level 3 Patisserie and Confectionary programme. The opportunity to link with our Enterprise Team and avail of support in starting your own small bakery business.

2 GCSE's grade D or above

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