Patisserie Programme


This qualification covers all the essential patisserie and confectionery skills and is designed to the skills for a successful career as a pastry chefs well as improving your overall culinary ability.

It is ideal for those looking to become professional pastry chefs or for those already in employment who are seeking to progress in their careers. Or simply for those individuals who enjoy this area of cookery as a hobby.

Pastry Chefs are always in demand in the catering industry from working in top restaurants, creating breads, pastries and desserts in a catering business, or making the delicate delights of the classic patisserie.

Course Duration

12 Months
Full Time Only


Techniques and Skill in producing frozen, cold and hot desserts

Techniques & Skills in baking and baked products

Techniques & Skills in producing fermented dough products

Techniques & Skills in producing decorative items and display products

Techniques & Skills in producing paste products and petit fours

Food Safety proctices in the preparation, service and storage of food

Kitchen Organization

Supervising the Pastry Section


Culinary Institute of Cape Town Patisserie Diploma

CTH Level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery – Confectionary & Patisserie

Job Possibilities

Sous Chef
Patisserie Chef
International Work Opportunities

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