General Patisserie and Confectionery Courses Manchester | Hospitality and Catering | Part time

General Patisserie and Confectionery

Qualification type: Certificate Location:
Subject area: Level: 3
Leaflet Number: 1264 Course Code: CR3653-01
Awarding body: City and Guilds of London Institute (CG)
Academic year: 16/17 Course status: Running
Awarding body: 
City and Guilds of London Institute (CG)
Qualification type: 
Subject area: 
Hospitality and Catering
Fielden Campus

What's the General Patisserie and Confectionery course about?

The aim of this course is to enable individuals to develop the knowledge skills and understanding needed to produce patisserie and confectionery products to a professional standard.

The course covers cooking and presenting:
- Hot, cold and frozen desserts
- Bread and dough products
- Batter products
- Biscuit, cake and sponges
- Paste products
- Petits fours
- Producing display pieces and decorative products
- Patisserie knowledge

In addition to creating and presenting a range of food products, the course also covers:
- Food hygiene
- Health and Safety

The course is assessed through internal assessment, and internal and external moderation.

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

All of the units in this qualification also appear in the ABC Level 3 Diploma in Professional Patisserie and Confectionery. Learners who complete units in this qualification may wish to add other units from this to gain the larger qualification.

After completing this course you can progress into employment in the catering and hospitality industries.

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

Ideally, applicants will have completed the ABC Level 2 Certificate in General Patisserie and Confectionery or the ABC Level 2 Certificate for Pastry Chefs and Patissiers, or have previous experience gained in industry or from other relevant qualifications.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the General Patisserie and Confectionery course?

You will be awarded the ABC Level 3 Certificate in General Patisserie and Confectionery.


Part time (day)

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year


Hours per week


As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail.

How much will the course cost me?

You can call our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100 for details of the fees for this course.