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 Programme

SCAFA, Dubai’s School of Culinary And Finishing Arts
Campus Full time 3 months July 2018 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.... [-]


Professional Pastry and Confections

Culinary Institute Kul IN
Campus Full time 2 months March 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: provided by Kul IN Uniforms: provided by Kul IN ... [-]

Italian Breads and Baking Program

Manuelina Culinary
Campus Full time 1 week April 2018 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 Program

Manuelina Culinary
Campus Full time 1 week May 2018 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.... [-]


Italian Bakery Course

Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF
Campus Full time 1 week March 2018 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 of other types of intolerances.

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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 breads 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 breads for modern style Italian restaurants, with theoretical notions essential to the acquisition of practicality in the handling of doughs and yeasts. The course is in Italian language and teacher is supported by an interpreter in English language.... [-]


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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Course on Italian Pastry

Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF
Campus Full time 3 weeks October 2018 Italy Italy Online

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, as the Professional Pastry Chef Fabio Orlando, National champion of the Cake Design at FIPGC of 2016 who will be one of the official members, and part of the team that will compete for Italy at the World Trophy of Cake Design at FIPGC at the Fair HOST in MILAN in 2017, and the Professional Pastry Chef, as well as International Champion of Artistic Sugar, Barbara Castiglione.

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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 (www.federazionepasticceri.it). 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, as the Professional Pastry Chef Fabio Orlando, National champion of the Cake Design at FIPGC of 2016 who will be one of the official members, and part of the team that will compete for Italy at the World Trophy of Cake Design at FIPGC at the Fair HOST in MILAN in 2017, and the Professional Pastry Chef, as well as International Champion of Artistic Sugar, Barbara Castiglione. 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. Minimum number of participants: 12.... [-]


Ice-cream Course

Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF
Campus Full time 8 weeks October 2018 Italy Italy Online

ICIF has created the Academic Laboratory of Master ice cream makers, giving rise to a new training programme: the Ice-cream Course. The course consists of a training programme which integrates both theory and the practical skills necessary to join a profession which gives endless satisfaction, as well as personal and professional growth within a trade which is a genuine Italian tradition. [+]

Three 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 the Academic Laboratory of Master ice cream makers, giving rise to a new training programme: the Ice-cream Course. The course consists of a training programme which integrates both theory and the practical skills necessary to join a profession which gives endless satisfaction, as well as personal and professional growth within a trade which is a genuine Italian tradition. A profession which is in great demand both in Italy and abroad. The Course is in Italian language and teachers are supported by an interpreter in English language.... [-]


French Bakery Arts

Ducasse Education - Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie
Campus Full time 2 months May 2018 France Yssingeaux

An intense 2-month program to learn all the fundamental techniques and secrets of traditional French bread and viennoiseries. [+]

Master the fundamentals of traditional French bakery arts through a 2-month intensive professional training. From the preparation of common, traditional or special breads to the creation of leavened or puff viennoiseries, you will learn professionals’ essential techniques. Complete your training with a 1-month optional internship in a French establishment to apply your knowledge in a real-life environment. Benefit from world-recognized teaching methods of small group settings and high rate of practice to optimize teaching, achieve efficient learning and deliver a personalized follow-up.

CLASS TYPE • 85% hands-on • 15% theory

MODULES • Breads and viennoiseries (traditional, regional, special and garnished breads and viennoiseries) • Regional cakes and desserts • Snacking and catering produce • Meilleur Ouvrier de France style breads • Buffet preparation and final exam... [-]


French Chocolate & Confectionery Arts

Ducasse Education - Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie
Campus Full time 2 months May 2018 France Yssingeaux

An intensive 2-month program to learn all the fundamental and elaborated techniques of Chocolate and Confectionery Arts. [+]

Master the fundamentals of chocolate and confectionery arts through a 2-month intensive professional training. You will learn and apply professional’s essential techniques to produce chocolate, confectionery, chocolate-based pastries and artistic pieces. Complete your training with a 1-month optional internship in a French establishment to apply your knowledge in a real-life environment. Benefit from world recognized teaching methods of small group settings and high rate of practice to optimize teaching, achieve efficient learning and deliver a personalized follow-up. CLASS TYPE • 80% hands-on • 20% theory MODULES • Chocolate • Confectionery • Chocolate-based pastries • Artistic chocolate and sugar pieces • Buffet preparation and final exam... [-]


Professional Course For Pizza (round, Shovel And Pan)

COQUIS
Campus Full time 5 weeks October 2018 Italy Rome

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 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.

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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.... [-]


During The Evening Professional Pastry

COQUIS
Campus Part time 27 weeks October 2018 Italy Rome

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 necessary to enter the profession of Pastry Chef ... [+]

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.

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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... [-]


During Professional Pastry

COQUIS
Campus Full time 8 weeks October 2018 Italy Rome

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 necessary to enter the profession of Pastry Chef ... [+]

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.... [-]


The Culinary Apprentice School of the Arts: 6 month Pastry Chef Curriculum

CASA Schools
Campus Full time 6 months September 2018 USA Los Angeles New York San Francisco Chicago Atlanta Nashville + 5 more

Catering encompasses a large variety of potential culinary options. Everything from birthday parties to large wedding receptions to banquets for Fortune 500 businesses can fall under this catering. At The Culinary Apprentice School of the Arts we pair you with a catering chef/mentor who will teach you everything you need to know about the many parts of the catering world. You’ll gain real-world application of what... [+]

Catering encompasses a large variety of potential culinary options. Everything from birthday parties to large wedding receptions to banquets for Fortune 500 businesses can fall under this catering.

At The Culinary Apprentice School of the Arts we pair you with a catering chef/mentor who will teach you everything you need to know about the many parts of the catering world. You’ll gain real world application of what would be theoretical in most culinary schools. Learning by doing, through one-on-one tutelage is what we’re about. By the completion of our course you will have in excess of 300 hours of real world industry experience.

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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.... [-]