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Catering & Hospitality

This course is designed for people who work or want to work as patisserie / pastry chefs in the catering and hospitality sector. On this course you will gain all round knowledge of preparing hot and cold desserts

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    Entry Requirements

    GCSE A*-C/9-4 or E3 L1 Functional Skills in English and Maths

    Assessment Method

    Observation, portfolio and synoptic written tests

    Aims of the course

    To enable you to acquire pastry skills and gain a thorough understanding of the role and expectations of future employers, while giving you a choice of career opportunities

    Progression Opportunities

    On successful completion of this qualification it is recommended that you progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Food and Beverage Service or, as part of your study programme, progress onto L2 Certificate/Diploma in Culinary Skills

    Career Options

    Front of house or patisserie/pastry chef roles

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 07/09/2020
End Date 02/07/2021


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 390 p/year
24+ £390 p/year
International £2,160 p/year

And Then?

College isn't just about a social life and good grades. Check out what sort of careers this subject can lead to.

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Zihni Ozturk

My experience as a young chef and apprentice has been very exciting. It has informed me on how things run in a kitchen and has definitely broadened my knowledge and skills.

Harrison Britton

Harrison Britton

I really enjoy being able to work within a team during busy service as well as learning new practical skills. It’s also great to meet with my assessor and track my progress with her. It means that I always know where I’m at in regards to my apprenticeship.

Toufik Bernaoui

Toufik Bernaoui

I’ve really enjoyed my apprenticeship, especially my sessions with my assessor who has given me great encouragement.

Mark Morris

Mark Morris

My time at Lewisham College was very important. It gave me the set of skills I needed to develop into the chef I am today. I’d like to say a big thanks to all of my college lecturers.

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