Course in Baking

Top Courses in Baking

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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Professional Pastry and Confections

Culinary Institute Kul IN
Campus Full time 2 months October 2018 Croatia Sisak

This intensive two-month course in modern pastry and confections is designed to give students a firm foundation and advanced techniques for aspiring pastry chefs. Small class sizes allow our experienced professor-chefs to give students lots of one-on-one attention and individual feedback. Students spend 80% of the class time getting practical hands-on experience in the kitchen. The course covers bakery and confectionary products, sweet and savory pastries, as well as basic Italian and French pastries. In addition, students are introduced to wine pairing and business management, and they can choose to do an internship in an elite restaurant, hotel, or pastry shop.

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The wide range of confectionery products that have made their way onto the market place has created the need for studying sweets and desserts as an entity of their own within the culinary arts. Given that classic confectionery techniques have evolved with the modern technology that now shapes the gastronomy world, this sweet culinary branch offers extensive study material. Due to increasing popularity and demand for trained professionals in this field, Culinary institute Kul IN has created a professional pastry program for modern confections.

Discover your passion towards gastronomy through Kul IN student network.

Other course information: Lesson Schedule: 5 hours/day, Monday through Friday Language: Croatian and/or English Learning and Reading Materials (digital): provided by Kul IN Uniforms: provided by Kul IN ... [-]

Certified Training Program in Boulangerie

Ferrieres Paris
Campus Full time 6 months September 2018 France Ferrières-en-Brie

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. [+]

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!... [-]


Cake Techniques and Design program

International Culinary Center
Campus 3 months Open Enrollment USA New York

ICC’s comprehensive, 300-hour Cake Techniques and Design program offers an unparalleled hands-on experience to add another tier to your cake career, whether you are a home baker with aspirations of starting your own business or pastry chef who wants to expand your range. Developed by leading cake specialists, including Ron Ben-Israel, master cake designer and Food Network’s Cake Wars judge, you’ll learn the latest in design and details from world-class pastry chefs and be challenged to perform under professional conditions. [+]

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ICC’s comprehensive, 300-hour Cake Techniques and Design program offers an unparalleled hands-on experience to add another tier to your cake career, whether you are a home baker with aspirations of starting your own business or pastry chef who wants to expand your range. Developed by leading cake specialists, including Ron Ben-Israel, master cake designer and Food Network’s Cake Wars judge, you’ll learn the latest in design and details from world-class pastry chefs and be challenged to perform under professional conditions. By the time you graduate, you’ll have created a wide range of popular cakes, from simple genoise layer cakes and carved purse cakes to topsy-turvy and multi-tiered masterpieces, as well as the tools to open your cake business.... [-]


Professional Pastry Arts program

International Culinary Center
Campus 6 - 9 months Open Enrollment USA New York Campbell

Be on your way to becoming a pastry chef, cake designer, baker, chocolatier, sugar artist or other rising professional in as little as 6 months. International Culinary Center’s award-winning Professional Pastry Arts program combines classic pastry techniques with innovative, modern skills to succeed in the industry. [+]

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Be on your way to becoming a pastry chef, cake designer, baker, chocolatier, sugar artist or other rising professional in as little as 6 months. International Culinary Center’s award-winning Professional Pastry Arts program combines classic pastry techniques with innovative, modern skills to succeed in the industry. Created by world-renowned pastry chef Jacques Torres, our training couples hands-on instruction and theory into a 6-9 month comprehensive program covering 250+ professional techniques, a wide range of pastries & desserts, as well as design and execution of large-scale showpieces. ICC teaches you to think beyond the recipe – you’ll graduate with an understanding of the science and technique behind a wide range of pastry skills to unlock your creativity.... [-]


Italian Breads and Baking 1 week Program

Manuelina Culinary
Campus Full time 1 week April 2019 Italy Brescia

Bread and pizza have always represented the unique nature of Italian culinary. Under the supervision of master bakers and pizza-makers among the best in Italy, attendees will learn to prepare a wide range of core traditional Italian bread, pizzas and bakery products; from the simplest to the most complex. Whether in conventional or hearth baking ovens, participants will reproduce textures and flavours that evade most chefs today. [+]

Program Overview

Bread and pizza have always represented the unique nature of Italian culinary. Under the supervision of master bakers and pizza-makers among the best in Italy, attendees will learn to prepare a wide range of core traditional Italian bread, pizzas and bakery products; from the simplest to the most complex. Whether in conventional or hearth baking ovens, participants will reproduce textures and flavours that evade most chefs today.

Details Start Dates: 22 April 2018 Length: 1 week program, 9am - 4pm Language: English Where: Brescia, Italy Address: Via Serenissima, 5 Brescia Max Number Per Class: 20 Cost: €2,500

Your 1-week itinerary includes*:

Combination hands-on and demonstration lessons by Italian Master Gelato Makers Complete course Manual written by Italy’s Master Chefs with all theory and recipes included an English translation where necessary Fully equipped classrooms/laboratories Classroom Assistants Raw materials Lunch and coffee breaks throughout the course Certificate of Completion 1 Week study in Italy** 6 nights accommodation with buffet breakfast and evening meals for those choosing a board option *** ... [-]

Italian Pastry and Dessert 1 week Program

Manuelina Culinary
Campus Full time 1 week May 2019 Italy Brescia

Italian artisan pastry is known worldwide for its raw ingredients strongly related to the culture of the territories from which they were born. This results in a confectionery known worldwide for an exceptional selection of forms and tastes. Under the guidance of Master Pastry Chefs among the best in Italy, attendees will learn how to prepare some of the best and most famous desserts of the Italian pastry tradition; from the simplest to the most complex, the key to success is in the method and use of products and equipment of excellence. This is a unique program that concentrates on both traditional and innovative flavour combinations and culminates into an impressive display of artistry. [+]

Program Overview

Italian artisan pastry is known worldwide for its raw ingredients strongly related to the culture of the territories from which they were born. This results in a confectionery known worldwide for an exceptional selection of forms and tastes. Under the guidance of Master Pastry Chefs among the best in Italy, attendees will learn how to prepare some of the best and most famous desserts of the Italian pastry tradition; from the simplest to the most complex, the key to success is in the method and use of products and equipment of excellence. This is a unique program that concentrates on both traditional and innovative flavour combinations and culminates into an impressive display of artistry.... [-]


Professional Pastry Programme

SCAFA, Dubai’s School of Culinary And Finishing Arts
Campus Full time 3 months July 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

Professional Pastry is the 3-month baking, pastry, and desserts programme offered at SCAFA, Dubai’s School of Culinary and Finishing Arts. It is the best programme of study for students looking for professional pastry qualifications and skills.

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Professional Pastry Programme

Professional Pastry is the 3-month baking, pastry and desserts programme offered at SCAFA, Dubai’s School of Culinary and Finishing Arts. It is the best programme of study for students looking for professional pastry qualifications and skills.

On successful completion of the programme students will receive a Level II Diploma from City and Guilds, London and an attested certification from KHDA (Govt. of Dubai)

Programme fees cover:

All course and study material Ingredients, tools & equipment Uniforms Exam Fee

Programme Fee: AED 33,000

Registration is now open. Classes, conducted in our new, purpose-built pastry laboratory, are strictly limited to 12 students.... [-]


Course on Italian Gelato

Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF
Campus Full time 12 weeks November 2018 Italy Turin

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. [+]

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... [-]


Course on Italian Pastry

Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF
Campus Full time 3 weeks November 2018 Italy Turin

The program of the Course offers demonstration lessons held by professional Pastry Chefs, Master Ice Cream Makers and Master Chocolatier, instructed by the Italian Pastry Federation. [+]

Course on Italian Pastry

Three weeks of theoretical and practical lessons and the opportunity to train as Professional of Italian Pastry.

ICIF has created the Course on Italian Pastry in collaboration with the Italian Pastry, Ice Cream and Chocolate Federation.

The program of the Course offers demonstration lessons held by professional Pastry Chefs, Master Ice Cream Makers and Master Chocolatier, instructed by the Italian Pastry Federation. The topics of the Course focus on all the preparations of Italian pastry and of confectionery Italian art, from the basic dough, to the Italian style creams, to small pastries, with insights on regional traditional sweets and modern creative desserts, cake design and manual chocolate tempering methods, decorations with chocolate and ice cream lessons. The training is complemented by educational visits to companies of the confectionery sector. The Course is in Italian language and teachers are supported by an interpreter in the English language.... [-]


Gluten free Cooking Course

Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF
Campus Full time 1 week December 2018 Italy Turin

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 towards knowledge of a subject which we encounter daily in modern society. [+]

Gluten free Cooking Course

Course for professionals and amateurs to approach the Gluten-Free world

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 towards knowledge of a subject which we encounter daily in modern society. Learning to cook gluten-free is a way to approach food intolerances and those who suffer from them. The purpose is to help those who live with this condition and who have to follow a specific diet which can sometimes be demoralizing and result in loss of appetite.

Eating is one of life’s pleasures: get to know more about gluten-free products in order to bring back the joy of food and satisfy the palate by broadening the gluten free diet!... [-]


Italian Bakery Course

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

ICIF has created the ITALIAN BAKERY COURSE in collaboration with the professional who will carry out the course lessons, the chef, baker and pastry chef Davide Damiano, gastronomic consultant in several high-level restaurants, including Michelin Starred Restaurants, of Piedmont region, developer of new products for intolerant people in collaboration with the companies dedicated to this sector, thanks to the tasting of flour mixtures for gluten intolerances with high content of vegetable food fibers, as well as mixtures for other types of intolerances. [+]

Italian Bakery Course

One week of theoretical and practical lessons and the opportunity to train as a professional baker.

ICIF has created the ITALIAN BAKERY COURSE in collaboration with the professional who will carry out the course lessons, the chef, baker and pastry chef Davide Damiano, gastronomic consultant in several high-level restaurants, including Michelin Starred Restaurants, of Piedmont region, developer of new products for intolerant people in collaboration with the companies dedicated to this sector, thanks to the tasting of flour mixtures for gluten intolerances with high content of vegetable food fibers, as well as mixtures for other types of intolerances. He has a long national and international professional experience, combined with a solid theoretical preparation given by years of study in the field of food chemistry, which he has practically developed through numerous internships at various laboratories. Thanks to this detailed knowledge on food chemistry he becomes a wizard in the handling of doughs for various shapes of bread and grissini, traditional of different regions of Italy and also flavored with creative aromas for the modern style of Italian Cuisine. He is the top performer in the handling of yeasts and flour mixtures. The topics of the course include varieties of regional bread from North to South Italy, varieties of traditional and aromatized breadsticks, varieties of Italian focaccias and other bakery products and special bread for modern style Italian restaurants, with theoretical notions essential to the acquisition of practicality in the handling of doughs and yeasts. The course is... [-]


GRAND DIPLÔME

Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Canada 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 earn a Cuisine Diploma and a Pastry Diploma. The student will also receive a certificate for each course successfully completed. [+]

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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Internship Program in Cooking or Pastry - Miami / South of France

Culinary and Pastry School in Miami
Campus Full time 11 months September 2018 USA Miami France Agde + 2 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


DISCOVERY French Pastry Program

Culinary and Pastry School in Miami
Campus Full time 1 - 2 weeks January 2019 USA Miami France Agde + 2 more

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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Expert pastry

Estudios Superiores Abiertos de Hostelería
Online Part time September 2018 Spain Zaragoza

With this expert offer comprehensive training from elementary ethics of the profession, developing the ability to adapt to new trends and the use of imagination and innovation as differentiators. Learning that includes knowledge and experience in international classic pastries, combined with the latest techniques in ... [+]

Expert Pastry

Get trained in all areas of the bakery and Differentiate

Today is valued more than ever the crafts they know and can give satisfactory answers to the demanding market needs answers. Advances in tech and current methods of preprocessing and storage, are perfectly suited to pastry making "master hands" multiply without losing in the finished product.

With this expert offer comprehensive training from elementary ethics of the profession, developing the ability to adapt to new trends and the use of imagination and innovation as differentiators. Learning that includes knowledge and experience in international classic pastries, combined with the latest techniques in baking, pastry and bakery specialties make this restaurant is highly recommended for all those who want to develop their career in this field option.... [-]