This course will develop your patisserie skills to an advanced level. It is a follow on course from Advanced Certificate Patisserie and will focus on key aspects in the world of patisserie.

It will challenge you and develop your current knowledge. You will learn about the knowledge and skills that are required for a supervisory role. 

  • Supervisory skills
  • Creative skills
  • Problem solving
  • Team working
  • Communication skills
  • One year full-time – may include one evening per week
  • Two years part-time
  • Sweets and desserts
  • Patisserie
  • Pastry
  • Specialist patisserie
  • Food hygiene
  • Hospitality supervision
  • Food classifications

One of the following:

  • Advanced Certificate: Professional Cookery with a minimum of 12 SQA credits (8 at SCQF Level 6)
  • Advanced Certificate: Patisserie with a minimum of 12 SQA credits (8 at SCQF Level 6)
  • Relevant industry experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis
  • Professional Development Awards (PDAs)
  • Pastry chef
  • Pastry chef de partie
  • Dessert designer
  • Development chef
  • Text book, specialist patisserie equipment and uniform (approx. £125)
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise
  • Knowledge assessment
  • Portfolio of dishes