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Level 2

City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate in General Professional Patisserie and Confectionery


Are you passionate about patisserie?

Are you creative, imaginative, and love working with your hands in an artistic manner?

If so then this is the course for you!

This course is designed for those who are looking to gain skills within the patisserie industry and achieve a nationally recognised qualification. You will work in our state of the art kitchens, preparing food, as well as visiting and working alongside visiting chefs from the industry. We run a commercial hospitality operation within the college which give students plenty of enterprise opportunities to prepare for their future.

You will be studying the following units;

  • Producing hot and cold desserts
  • Producing paste products
  • Producing biscuits, cakes and sponges
  • Producing fermented dough products

You will complete a level 2 food safety in catering qualification within your first term at college if you do not already hold this. Evidence of prior achievement (certificate) will need to be produced on the first day of induction for exemption.

All of the hospitality lecturers here at Chichester College are passionate about training others and they have all worked for many years within the industry in a diverse range of job roles including the Army and Navy as chefs, hotel, restaurant and nightclub managers, events and wedding coordinators and patisserie chefs.

The study program of all learners under the age of 19 will include Math and English if you have not already achieved a grade 4 GCSE in these subjects.


School leavers Route

You will need 4 GCSEs including a Food Tech GCSE at Grade 4 or above and either English or Maths at 4 or above. The remaining 2 required GCSEs should be a grade 3 or above.

Progression Route from Level One.

Successful completion of full study programme level 1 in hospitality/catering, also

GCSE Grade 4 in either English or Maths and 95% attendance.

19 plus/Adult

Successful application and Interview.


Our range of leisure and hobby courses keeps growing, with even more fun and exciting courses starting throughout 2024.

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