Bakery & Confectionery Level 2 Diploma

21165W0 | Parsons Walk Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 02/09/2019
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

Bakery skills are in high demand in the food and drinks industry. As a baker, you will use a range of methods to produce bread and confectionary products. If you are passionate about food and enjoy baking, this could be the career you are looking for. You will need good numerical skills for weighing and measuring ingredients. Tutors bring valuable industry experience to your learning and a wealth of knowledge and skills. You will benefit from links with some of the finest producers of breads and confectionary including Morris Bakery and Hovis. Our hands-on courses provide the knowledge, skills and qualifications for you to secure employment in the food and drink industry

What will I study?

You will develop specialist skills dependent on the course pathway selected, learning techniques to create petit fours, paste products, desserts, chocolate, sugar work, bread

How long is the course?

Full time for one academic year

How will I be assessed?

Through continual practical assessment and written tests.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-D / 9-3 GCSE subjects including maths or English.

What can I progress onto?

Learners successfully completing this qualification may progress to a Advanced Professional Patisserie and Confectionary Level 3 or apprenticeship programme. Experienced Cake Decorators can expect to earn over £25,000 a year and Bakers with specialist skills can earn up to £40,000 a year. Other careers include Patisserie Chefs, Craft and Artisan baker, Pastry Chef, Bakery Supervisor, Bakery Plant Producer, Test Baker

Other Information

All learners will be required to purchase a chef uniform and small kit. High attendance is essential to success on this programme. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £993.50 2

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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