City & Guilds Diploma in Patisserie Full-time

This specialised course can open many doors in the industry where patisserie skills are highly sought after.

Entry Requirements

Grade 10 and 18 years or older.

Course Duration

  • 1st Semester – Phase 1 Mar – Jun: Theory and Practical
  • 2nd Semester – Phase 2 Jun – Oct: Industry Placement
  • 3rd Semester – Phase 2 Jun – Oct: Industry Placement Nov: *City & Guilds Examination

Course Outline

  • Safety at work
  • Food safety in catering
  • Prepare, cook and finish: cakes, biscuits and sponge products, pastry products, dough products, hot desserts and puddings, cold desserts
  • Kitchen terminology


  • City & Guilds IVQ Level 2 Diploma in Patisserie
  • City & Guilds IVQ Food Safety in Catering (if not obtained from previous studies)
  • Capsicum Certificate of Attendance