City & Guilds Diploma NVQ Professional Cookery (Patisserie and Confectionery) Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Catering & Hospitality



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Open/Distance Learning


Crosskeys Campus

Start Date

Start Date
01 August 2020


2 years

In a nutshell

This course is designed to train chefs in complex and advanced food preparation and cooking skills, focusing on patisserie and confectionery.

This course is for...

…apprentices working in a kitchen

…those with an interest in patisserie and confectionery

…those wanting to build on their food preparation and cooking skills

Course content

Learners will study a broad selection of modules, including:

  • Food safety
  • Managing resources
  • Prepare, cook and finish complex pastry products
  • Prepare, process and finish complex chocolate products
  • Prepare, process and finish marzipan, pastillage and sugar products
  • Prepare, cook and present complex cold products
  • Prepare, finish and present canapés and cocktail products
  • Prepare, cook and finish complex hot desserts
  • Prepare, cook and finish complex cold desserts
  • Produce sauces, fillings and coatings for complex desserts


The course will be delivered within the workplace whereby an assessor will visit to complete workplace assessments and progress reviews.

Entry Requirements

Learners will need to be employed in an appropriate role to study this diploma.

Additional information

The course will usually take 91 weeks to complete. After successful completion, learners can go on to study Higher Apprenticeship Level 4 in Hospitality and Catering.

Payment Information

Due to current limitations, payment can only be made via bank transfer.

An invoice will be sent from within 72 hours with instructions on how to pay or set up payment instalments if required.

Where can I study City & Guilds Diploma NVQ Professional Cookery (Patisserie and Confectionery) Level 3?

Crosskeys Campus
(Open/Distance Learning)
Start Date: 01 August 2020

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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