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Level 3 Diploma in Patisserie & Confectionary VRQ

The Level 3 Patisserie and Confectionery specialism you’ll focus mainly on sweets and desserts. The Level 3 is ideal if you’ve worked in a professional kitchen or have a Level 2 qualification.

Your work might involve supervising others or managing resources. You want to develop your skills further, perhaps to become a specialist chef or move into a management role.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 3

  • Delivery


  • Duration

    1 Year

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Units you will study

  • Unit 321 Produce dough and batter products
  • Unit 322 Produce petits fours
  • Unit 323 Produce paste products
  • Unit 324 Produce hot, cold and frozen desserts
  • Unit 325 Produce biscuits, cake and sponges
  • Unit 326 Produce display pieces and decorative items
  • The principles of food safety supervision for catering
  • Supervisory skills in the hospitality industry
  • Exploring gastronomy

• Assignment based work
• Short answer question papers
• Practical assessments
• Synoptic exam (Practical at the end of the course)

Level 2 In Catering or Industry experience.

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


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