Level 3 Certificate in General Patisserie and Confectionery

  • STUDY MODE Part-Time

What will I do?

This qualification has been developed together with People 1st and the Sector Skills Council to enable learners to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to produce patisserie and confectionery products to a high quality, service standard. Learners will complete this qualification with a comprehensive understanding of the following:
How to produce desserts, fermented dough and batter products, produce biscuits, cakes and sponges, paste products, petite fours, and display pieces and decorative items.

Learners will also develop their knowledge and understanding of relevant health and safety and how to plan for the preparation, cooking and finishing of a variety of dishes.

Learners must achieve all mandatory units which include:
• Produce petite fours
• Produce hot, cold and frozen desserts
• Produce paste products
• Produce fermented dough and batter products
• Produce biscuits, cakes and sponges
• Produce display pieces and decorative items


What's next?

You could move on to some of our part-time Claire Clark courses to broaden your skillset, otherwise this is the perfect course to build your skills and knowledge ready for a foundation degree in Culinary Arts.

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Is it for me?

In order to study this course you need:

  • A pass in Level 2 Patisserie or Level 2 Diploma in Introduction to Professional Cookery
  • GCSE maths and English, one a minimum of a C/4 grade, the other a D/3 grade, plus a minimum of two further D/3 grades
  • A good understanding of English is essential


  • Levels available 3
  • Start Date 16/09/2019
  • End Date 19/06/2020
  • Duration 9 Month(s)
  • Day Monday
  • Start/End Time 09:00 / 14:00
  • Course Ref A536-1/1
  • Location Bletchley Campus
  • Fees £ 1645.00

There will be the opportunity to undertake work place experience with Claire Clark at her Pretty Sweet company in London.

Learners who successfully pass the LV3 certificate in Patisserie and confectionery will also achieve the Claire Clark Academy LV3 Diploma in Patisserie.

Practical assessment, knowledge questions and a portfolio of evidence that shows achievement of all the relevant learning outcomes and assessment criteria.

You will be required to purchase a full chefs uniform and equipment from our approved supplier.


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