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Highfield Level 3 International Diploma in Baking and Patisserie

Highfield Level 3 International Diploma in Patisserie

Learn the art of making pastries, breads, cakes and confectionery with this Level 3 International Diploma in Patisserie from Highfield. The qualification is ideal for all catering sectors from small coffee shops to 5-star hotels, bakeries, restaurants and confectioners.

Who is the qualification aimed at?

The qualification is designed for professionals in the catering industry who want to specialise in patisserie. It will provide a range of skills for a front-line worker or learner aspiring to specialise in pastry, desserts and cakes within a kitchen environment.

How long will it take?

This guided learning hours for this qualification are 465 hours. 

Topics covered

Throughout the course learners will gain knowledge, understanding and skills covering: 

  • food safety and health and safety principles
  • preparation of breads and bread rolls; pastry dishes and/or products; cakes and confectioners’ items; hot and cold desserts
  • decorative media for variety of pastry dishes and/or products including chocolate and sugar work.

Assessment method

The qualification is made up of 9 units.

2 units are assessed via multiple-choice exam, 1 unit is assessed by written assessment and the remaining 6 units are assessed via practical assessment, submitted as a portfolio of evidence.

Invaluable support for your learners

Higfield provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Contact your centre manager to find out more about the materials available.