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Diploma in Professional Cookery (Patisserie and Confectionary) – Level 3

Level 3
34 weeks
Full Time
City and Guilds
Middlehaven (Main Building)
Catering and hospitality students in restaurant

Course overview

This course will develop your culinary techniques with a variety of ingredients and learn advanced skills within the kitchen and larder to produce food in a professional environment. In patisserie & confectionery you will study advanced chocolate work, dough products, petit fours, hot & cold desserts and sugar work.

You will also improve your knowledge of gastronomy, kitchen management and food safety.

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Careers in Catering & Hospitality

Potential salary
Entry level salary
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Annual openings in Middlesbrough

Explore Catering & Hospitality

Catering and Hospitality students will have the opportunity to work in our award winning training restaurant, The Waterside Brasserie. The restaurant is open to the public across the week and all the food is prepared and served by our students in one of our five fully equipped industrial kitchens.

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Catering student learning to pour coffee

Visit Middlesbrough College

Come and visit us on one of our college open days, where you can find out more about our courses, check out our facilities and speak to current students and staff.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need to achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone's throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.