This course further develops your skills for working in a pastry section within a kitchen.
It is ideal for a supervisory role where you might aim to become a pastry chef within your own section.
You will be working in our exciting surroundings and building up a wide range of skills and knowledge in patisserie and confectionery.
Ideally you should have a Level 2 patisserie qualification alongside experience in working in a pastry/dessert section within a kitchen.
You will cover a wide variety of topics including:
Assessments will take the form of practical assignments and tests.
There will be an additional cost for a chef's uniform.
We have a variety of one-day courses available which can be tailor made to suit the needs of your organisation. You could also consider progressing to our Foundation Degree in International Hospitality Management.
You could advance to a supervisory role within a pastry section in a kitchen.
Derby College catering student Jack Bowler has extended his menu of career choices by taking a foundation degree in international hospitality management.Jack, who already holds level 2 and 3 qualifications in catering and hospitality via the college is now learning the management and front of house aspects of the hospitality industry as well as the catering side.During his level 3 course Jack also gained confidence-building experience through working at the college's Engine Shed fine dining restaurant at the Roundhouse.Jack, who was inspired to cook from a young age by his mum and gran, now plans to progress to level 5 and gain his BA Honours degree. He is currently working in the kitchens at Calke Abbey at weekends and will be taking on more shifts when he completes his foundation degree. Ultimately he hopes to find a job in his chosen field through educational work experience.
He said: "I love cooking but it's been interesting learning new things and finding out about the management aspects too. I enjoy being front of house as I've always liked interacting with customers.
"Derby College has such great facilities, including the new Fujitsu and Intel Innovation Hub which recently opened at the Roundhouse. The hub's got fantastic top of the range technology and quiet study areas."