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Courses are available for students who want to gain skills and knowledge about a particular subject but don’t want to take a four-year degree program. Available at a variety of schools, a course may be completed in as little as a few weeks depending on the area of study.

What are courses in baking? Students who enjoy working in the kitchen may want to take a baking course, which discusses a variety of topics related to baking and pastries. Depending on the program, a baking course may touch on a variety of generalities or delve into a specific topic. Class focus may include bread baking, measuring basics, chocolate making, cake decoration, pastry design, or menu planning. Other topics may include sanitation, cost control, bakery management, and nutrition.

Students who take a baking course develop organization skills that help keep their working area arranged neatly. They also gain analytical and problem-solving skills which may lead to higher salaries.

The duration of baking courses can vary greatly, and this is a big factor in total cost. Students should research programs in more depth to find out what is required both time-wise and financially. For current professionals, tuition assistance may be available through their employer.

The careers available for students who have completed a course in baking can vary widely depending on their experience and if they have additional academic credits. Some potential job titles may include artisan bread baker, caterer, cake designer, chocolatier, baking assistant, and pastry chef. There are additional opportunities for students with a business or entrepreneurial background. For them, titles may include bakery owner, kitchen manager, baking teacher, and pastry developer.

Students interested in a baking career can start looking for courses now, whether they are looking for a local or international program. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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21 Results in Baking

COQUIS

The course is designed to train Pizzaioli professionals with expertise on the complete management of a pizzeria.Le thousands of jobs available in Italy in the area, make ... [+]

The course is designed to train Pizzaioli professionals with expertise on the complete management of a pizzeria.Le thousands of jobs available in Italy in the area, make this profession immediately spendable in the labor market. The training allows you to acquire all the knowledge, practical skills and the small secrets need to prepare a good pizza from the choice of the dough ingredients, from processing to cooking. Learning the rules on food safety and the economic management of a pizzeria complete the theoretical and practical training of the course.

recipients

The course is aimed at all those who, despite not having any specific training, want to pursue this profession. Access is allowed to a maximum of 16 participants to ensure the full involvement of all students in the practical phases of the lessons.... [-]

Italy Rome
October 2019
Full-time
5 weeks
Campus
COQUIS

The Professional Pastry Course offers a structured educational program, divided into theory and practice, in order to learn the skills needed to work in the world of past ... [+]

The passion for pastry can become an important profession!

The Professional Pastry Course offers a structured educational program, divided into theory and practice, in order to learn the skills needed to work in the world of pastry. It 'a high professional training needed to pursue a Pastry Chef profession.

recipients

The Professional Pastry Course is for those who have the desire to learn the basics and techniques of pastry to fit into a professional context, with a level of qualification recognized by the industry.

Access to the course is allowed a maximum number of 16 participants, to ensure the full involvement in the operation of all the students, divided into individual workstations fully equipped with the latest technology... [-]

Italy Rome
October 2019
Part-time
27 weeks
Campus
COQUIS

The passion for pastry can become an important profession! The Professional Pastry Course offers a structured educational program, divided into theory and practice, in o ... [+]

The passion for pastry can become an important profession! The Professional Pastry Course offers a structured educational program, divided into theory and practice, in order to learn the skills needed to work in the world of pastry. It 'a high professional training needed to pursue a Pastry Chef profession.

recipients

The Professional Pastry Course is for those who have the desire to learn the basics and techniques of pastry to fit into a professional context, with a level of qualification recognized by the industry. Access to the course is allowed a maximum number of 16 participants, to ensure the full involvement in the operation of all the students, divided into individual workstations fully equipped with the latest technology.... [-]

Italy Rome
October 2019
Full-time
8 weeks
Campus
Ferrieres Paris

Aimed at students, and professionals who are retraining, this full-time training program takes place over 6 months and includes a 2-month internship in the Ferrières Ecos ... [+]

FERRIÈRES SCHOOL LAUNCHES A NEW PROGRAM: A CERTIFIED TRAINING PROGRAM IN BOULANGERIE!

DO YOU WANT TO BECOME AN ARTISAN BAKER, OPEN A BAKERY IN FRANCE OR ABROAD, OR BECOME A BAKERY CHEF IN A PRESTIGIOUS COMPANY, BY TAKING AN INTENSIVE TRAINING PROGRAM? FERRIÈRES SCHOOL’S CERTIFIED TRAINING PROGRAM IN BREAD MAKING IS PERFECT FOR YOU!

Aimed at students, and professionals who are retraining, this full-time training program takes place over 6 months and includes a 2-month internship in the Ferrières Ecosystem, which is made up of 4 restaurants, a hotel, a catering department and reception rooms.

Practical classes, theory lessons on raw materials, and applied sciences, will equip our students with all the techniques and expertise they need to become true boulangerie professionals upon completion of the program!... [-]

France Ferrières-en-Brie
September 2019
Full-time
6 months
Campus
Culinary and Pastry School in Miami

This course gives you the opportunity to learn gastronomic technique from chefs in two very different parts of the world, allowing you to not only soak up double the know ... [+]

Enrolment Fees: $330

This course gives you the opportunity to learn gastronomic technique from chefs in two very different parts of the world, allowing you to not only soak up double the knowledge, but also explore double cultures as you start your culinary journey.

It has been prepared for beginners, professionals and people who are seeking to change career, and want to learn or improve their knowledge in French Cooking or Pastry (one Michelin star level). This special program will give the students the opportunity to discover the beautiful city of Miami and also discover the Languedoc Roussillon region in the South of France.

All of our teachers possess years of experience in top high-end hotels and/or restaurants.... [-]

USA Miami France Agde
September 2019
Full-time
11 months
Campus
Culinary and Pastry School in Miami

We elaborated this program for professionals and beginners’ cooks who want to improve and fine-tune their skills in French Pastry at a one Michelin star level. ... [+]

We elaborated this program for professionals and beginners’ cooks who want to improve and fine-tune their skills in French Pastry at a one Michelin star level.

Enrolment Fees: $150 Supply Fees: $180

The student’s outcomes will include a new recipes portfolio, more creativity, a lot of tips and tricks taught by our highly skilled teachers, the ability to work in team and a memorable experience in Miami.

8 weeks, 5 days a week of hands-on classes from 11am to 3pm. All weekends are free.

The first month the student will begin with the Gourmet Program (see here above), following with :

5th Week: Breads, Viennoiseries, Doughs, Level II 6th Week: Cakes and E... [-]
USA Miami France Agde
February 2020
Full-time
2 months
Campus
Culinary and Pastry School in Miami

This short program has been specifically prepared for individuals who want to learn or improve their knowledge in French Pastry at a higher level. It is tailored for begi ... [+]

This short program has been specifically prepared for individuals who want to learn or improve their knowledge in French Pastry at a higher level. It is tailored for beginners as well as for professionals. Depending on the student previous level of experience the intakes’ dates are different.

Enrolment Fees: $150 Supply Fees: $180

We emphasize on giving our students a special and unique experience on a professional level, and making the most of our highly experienced pastry teachers’ advice, tips and tricks. We do guaranty exclusively hands-on classes based on Michelin Star’s standards of excellence and a team work in pairs to help each other.

4 weeks, 5 days a week, 4 hours a day, 11am – 3pm (weekends are free):... [-]

USA Miami France Agde
September 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Culinary and Pastry School in Miami

This short program has been created for “amateurs” or non-professionals who are passionate about pastry and want to move on to the next level. ... [+]

This short program has been created for “amateurs” or non-professionals who are passionate about pastry and want to move on to the next level.

Our goals are that our students learn many new recipes, have a special and unique experience, and make the most of our highly skilled instructors’ advice. We do guaranty exclusively hands-on classes and a teamwork in pairs to help each other.

Monday - Friday, 4 pm to 8 pm

Thematic programs will be organized for each week and are at your disposal upon request.

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USA Miami France Agde
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 weeks
Campus
Cookery School at Little Portland Street

Our baking course is an intensive three day series that takes you through the key principles of cakes, pastry and bread. ... [+]

If you fancy yourself as the next Mary Berry then this is the course for you. This intensive three day series takes you through the key principles of cakes, pastry and bread. Each day you will enjoy a light breakfast of freshly baked goods before setting to work to learn techniques and skills, prepare you ingredients and recipes and cook a varied menu. At the end of each class you will sit down to eat a light lunch and try everything you have made as well as recap the recipes with the chefs.

Day 1: Cakes & Sweet Pastry

In this session you will make a pate sucrée, a sweet pastry which must be chilled before baking; meringues – understand your egg whites and make delicate macaroons; cakes – explore cake baking, looking at butter cakes, oil based cakes and quick cakes. Take your pate sucrée and turn it into an apple pie and a seasonal fruit tart before finishing the session by preparing and adding the toppings to your freshly baked cakes. Once this is done you will be ready to sit down to eat.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Part-time
3 days
Campus
La Scuola di Cucina - Cuisine Academy

A theoretical and practical course which teaches the techniques and methodologies for the production and selling of Italian artisanal ice cream. ... [+]

A theoretical and practical course which teaches the techniques and methodologies for the production and selling of Italian artisanal ice cream. The course covers

Hygiene practice regulations – HACCP The components of ice cream Basic concepts of food properties: raw materials and assembled ingredients The Chemistry and Physics of ice cream Balancing principles Balancing techniques and working methods The production of artisanal ice cream Making fruit ice creams Practical laboratory work Using balancing software Basic demonstrations of decorating Decoration using chocolate and sugar Basic concepts of the art of fruit and vegetable cutting Planning and presentation techniques for gobl... [-]
Italy Florence
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 months
Campus
La Scuola di Cucina - Cuisine Academy

The Pizza Chef & Baker course professionally qualifies those who aim to work in the baking industry and in pizza restaurants. ... [+]

The Pizza Chef & Baker course professionally qualifies those who aim to work in the baking industry and in pizza restaurants. The course is taught by qualified bakers and pizza-makers who are all experts in the field.

The course covers

Food properties Organising the workplace in a pizza restaurant The techniques and practice of the pizza restaurant (plated pizzas, those cooked on the peel, and pan pizzas) Bread-making techniques The management and balancing of pizza ingredients and personalising of recipes The use of natural yeast and mother doughs Using specific and alternative types of flour The bromatology of the basic ingredients used for pi... [-]
Italy Florence
July 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 months
Campus
Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF

Four weeks of theoretical and practical lessons carried out by professional teachers to learn the art of making Italian ice cream and strategies to open a store. Possibil ... [+]

Course on Italian Gelato

Four weeks of theoretical and practical lessons carried out by professional teachers to learn the art of making Italian ice cream and strategies to open a store. Possibility to carry out a training period at selected artisans.

ICIF has created a specific training program for the Ice cream industry: the Course on Italian Gelato. A 4-weeks training course of theoretical and practical lessons at the Institute, the program of the course allows you to undertake, through an integrated approach between theory and practical skills, a profession that gives unlimited satisfaction as well as personal and professional growth in the context of the true Italian tradition. Through a relatively brief training period, the student learns from Master Ice Cream makers, promoter of the Italian Artisan Gelato, whom introduce also the beginners, to the world of the Italian Gelato, starting from the organoleptic composition of the raw materials in order to learn the techniques for the preparation of properly balanced ice creams, sorbet and granites, the student at the end of the course is able to create and study his own recipes for any flavor of ice cream, offering flavors appropriate to the tastes and local customs of his own Country. The training program is also complemented by basic concepts for the food industry such as the HACCP system, concepts related to projecting a classical artisan ice cream parlors or a central laboratory for a more industrial production, the Cake Design related to the ice cream world, modern... [-]

Italy Turin
July 2019
Full-time
12 weeks
Campus
Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF

The course is addressed to professionals of the culinary industry, Italians and foreigners, who want to deepen their knowledge on specific topics or improve their skills ... [+]

Best Courses in Baking 2019. THE MODERN TECHNIQUES APPLIED TO THE BAKERY AND PASTRY SECTORS

The course is addressed to professionals of the culinary industry, Italians and foreigners, who want to deepen their knowledge on specific topics or improve their skills on the modern techniques applied to the bakery and pastry sectors.

The program of this course includes topics such as the preparation of Panettone and Colomba, modern-creative pastry, gourmet pizza and gluten-free cuisine (bread, breadsticks, desserts, and gluten-free home-made fresh and filled pasta).

The course has a duration of 4 days and it has been created specifically for professionals who cannot be away from work for a long period of time. The flexibility of the program allows the opportunity to purchase single days of the course based on preferred topics.... [-]

Italy Turin
June 2019
Full-time
1 - 4 days
Campus
Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF

Surrounded by the pleasant and evocative atmosphere of the Castle of Costigliole d ‘Asti, academics and qualified chefs guide the participants through an educational path ... [+]

THE NEW TECHNIQUES AND THE TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS OF MODERN CUISINE

The high-level specialized courses on modern culinary techniques and innovative technology are held in the headquarters of ICIF – Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners, in Costigliole d’Asti, in a modern building with laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and technology.

The course is addressed to professionals of the culinary industry, Italians and foreigners, who want to deepen their knowledge on the specific topics or improve their skills on the new techniques of modern cuisine and the technological innovations applied to it.

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Italy Turin
June 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 days
Campus
Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa

GRAND DIPLÔME® is earned when the student successfully completes the Basic, Intermediate and Superior courses in both Cuisine and Pastry. In addition, the student will ea ... [+]

GRAND DIPLÔME® is earned when the student successfully completes the Basic, Intermediate and Superior courses in both Cuisine and Pastry. In addition, the student will earn a Cuisine Diploma and a Pastry Diploma. The student will also receive a certificate for each course successfully completed.

Curriculum:

GRAND DIPLÔME® combines the cuisine and pastry programs:

Diplôme de Cuisine Diplôme de Pâtisserie 4 intakes each year: January, April, June, October

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Canada Ottawa
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus