Advanced Certificate Pastry, Chocolate & Bakery (10 weeks)

Are you a passionate pastry chef or experienced baking enthusiast looking to elevate your skills to new heights? Join us for our intensive 10-week Advanced Pastry, Chocolate & Bakery Certificate Course designed to take your pastry expertise to the next level.

Our course offers a range of advanced classes that delve deep into the art of pastry, chocolate, and bakery. Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to learn from renowned pastry chefs, work in state-of-the-art kitchen facilities, and gain hands-on experience with advanced techniques and specialised equipment.

Admission Requirement:

  • Recognized culinary qualifications and/or minimum one year culinary experience.
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. For those who do not meet the English requirements, we offer an intensive 10-week preparatory English programme.

    Here are some of the exciting classes you can expect to take:

    Ice Creams and Plated Desserts: Dive into the world of frozen delights as you master the art of creating exquisite ice creams, sorbets, and gelatos. Learn the techniques to achieve the perfect texture and flavour balance. Discover the art of presentation as you create visually stunning plated desserts that will impress even the most discerning palates.

    Advanced Chocolate Pralines Lab: Immerse yourself in the sophisticated world of fine chocolates. Perfect your skills in handcrafting exquisite chocolate pralines and bonbons. Learn advanced techniques such as ganache making, moulding, enrobing, and decorating to create visually stunning and irresistibly delicious chocolate creations.

    Petits Fours & Petits Gateaux Lab: Elevate your pastry skills with the creation of dainty petits fours and elegant petits gateaux. Discover the intricate techniques of layering, filling, and decorating. Learn to balance flavours, textures, and colours to create visually striking miniature desserts that are bursting with taste.

    Pastry Business Start-up: Turn your passion for pastries into a successful business with our Pastry Business Start-up course. Learn the essentials of starting and managing your own pastry establishment – from creating a business plan to understanding the financial aspects and marketing strategies required to thrive in the competitive pastry industry.

    Supervisory Development: Prepare yourself for a leadership role in the pastry industry with our Supervisory Development course. Gain essential management skills and learn effective strategies for leading and supervising a team of pastry professionals. Understand the responsibilities and demands of a supervisory role in a pastry kitchen.

    Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to take your pastry, chocolate, and bakery skills to the next level. Enrol in our 10-week Advanced Pastry, Chocolate & Bakery Certificate Course and unlock the secrets to becoming an accomplished pastry professional. Get ready to amaze with your creations and excel in the world of sweet delights!

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    Tuition Operating Expense1 Application Fee Academic Expense Accom.2 Meals Living Expense Total CHF
    Bachelor Degree Hospitality/Business or Culinary
    BA Degree 1st Year 27'600 2'500* 500 30'600 3'900 2'000 5'900 36'500
    BA Degree 2nd Year 28'600 2'500* 500 31'600 3'900 2'000 5'900 37'500
    BA Degree 3rd Year 29'600 2'500* 500 32'600 3'900 2'000 5'900 38'500
    M.Sc. Dual Degree
    M.Sc. Degree 29'600 2'500 500 32'600 3'900 2'000 5'900 38'500
    MBA Dual Degree
    MBA Degree 32'600 2'500 500 35'600 3'900 2'000 5'900 41'500
    M.Sc. + MBA
    M.Sc. + MBA 43'400 3'250 500 47'150 5'850 3'000 8'850 56'000
    Postgraduate Diploma Hospitality/Culinary
    Postgraduate Diploma 28'600 2'500* 500 31'600 3'900 2'000 5'900 37'500
    Graduate Certificate
    Graduate Certificate 15'700 750 500 16'950 1'950 1'000 2'950 19'900
    Pastry, Chocolate & Bakery
    Pastry, Chocolate & Bakery 1st Year 27600 2'500* 500 20'600 3'900 2'000 5'900 36'500
    Pastry, Chocolate & Bakery 2nd Year 28'600 2'500* 500 31'600 3'900 2'000 5'900 37'500
    Short Courses (10 weeks)
    Certificate Culinary Operations 14'700 750 500 15'900 1'950 1'000 2'950 18'900
    Advanced Certificate Culinary Arts 14'700 750 500 15'900 1'950 1'000 2'950 18'900
    Certificate Pastry, Chocolate & Bakery 14'700 750 500 15'900 1'950 1'000 2'950 18'900
    Advanced Certificate Pastry, Chocolate & Bakery 14'700 750 500 15'900 1'950 1'000 2'950 18'900
    Preparatory English
    Preparatory English 5'200 750 5'950 1'950 1'000 2'950 8'900