Professional Patisserie and Confectionery Level 2 Certificate

Course overview

Whether you would like to develop your existing skills, improve as a professional chef or increase confidence in your skills at home, this course is for you.

Awarded by City and Guilds at Level 2, you will cover a broad range of modern professional baking and patisserie. With the guidance of contemporary pastry chefs, you will learn techniques and methods relevant to today’s cooking practices!

With a focus on commercial awareness, enterprise and employment in industry, this is for those of you who are contemplating starting a business of your own.

By achieving this qualification, you have the ability to bake and make desserts like a professional pastry chef. You will train in high quality training kitchens, under the guidance of our experienced chef lecturing team.

During the course, your knowledge will be assessed via practical and written assessments in order to complete the following units in:

  • producing hot and cold desserts and puddings
  • producing biscuit, cake and sponge products
  • producing fermented dough products


As a craft based course, underpinned by theory, you will gain industry standard skills. Course content is designed to be aspirational, with demonstrations from our professional industry chefs, who accompany each session.

You will also have the opportunity to delve into both contemporary and classic techniques. Upon completion of your qualification, you will own a portfolio of a mixture of tasty treats that you’ll make with continuous reviewing.

There are no qualification entry requirements for this course

Course Starts in 140 Days
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