Course Information

City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in General Patisserie and Confectionary

City & Guilds

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.


This qualification will help you to develop your skills further, perhaps to become a specialist chef or move into a management role. It is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in higher education and/or employment in this globally and economically important sector.

Course Content

If you choose the level 3 Certificate in General Patisserie and Confectionary you will develop upon the vital skills required by a patisserie chef.

Assessment Method

These units are assessed in a simulated professional kitchen in each of the SWC campuses. For each unit your assessor watches and asks questions as you perform a task, or looks at a portfolio of work that you've built as formal evidence of your learning. Then they confirm you've got the skills to do the job well.

Progression Opportunities

This qualification can help you to progress in your career as a pastry chef._x000D_ On completion of this qualification candidates may progress into employment or to other advanced qualifications:_x000D_

Entry Requirements

Level 2 Certificate in Patisserie and Confectionery and/or Level 2 / 3 NVQ Professional Cookery_x000D_ Places are subject to individual interview (telephone / on-line)._x000D_