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A course in any subject is simply a unit of higher education. Courses can last from a few weeks to a year, depending on the focus and specialization involved. Students may use these courses to augment existing knowledge, bridge the gap between educational programs or fulfill personal ambitions.

What is a course in chocolate and confectionery? A course in chocolate and confectionery gives students a basic insight into the creative and professional aspects of pastries. Classes focus on practical and theoretical elements, so students will spend equal time learning recipes and producing various confectionary foods. Coursework may cover breads, dough, cakes, chocolate, plating and decoration. Some programs require students to participate in a short internship to build experience in the field.

Students may participate in a confectionary course to further their knowledge of pastry cooking and build their professional portfolios and resumes. While some scholars will simply seek to gain personal enjoyment, pastry courses may help others begin careers as pastry chefs or similar occupations.

The overall cost for a course in chocolate and confectionery will vary depending on the level of instruction, type of instruction and length of course. Students may cut costs by taking theory-based classes online or participating in a shorter and more intensive course.

Following the completion of a chocolate and confectionery course, scholars may be prepared to enter directly into the job market or apply to higher-level confectionary programs. Graduates may find employment in restaurants or bakeries. Additionally, others consider entrepreneurial endeavors and may open their very own sweet shops or bakeries.

If you live in a remote area or have limited use of educational facilities, consider online instruction as a flexible and affordable alternative to traditional on-campus classroom exclusive confectionary programs. 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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4 Results in Chocolate and Confectionery

La Scuola di Cucina - Cuisine Academy

Students learn the pastry chef profession in order to work in environments such as cafés and pastry shops, artisanal pastry shops, quality restaurants, and other confecti ... [+]

Teaches specialised pastry making skills and high-level practical and working abilities for preparing confectionery products. Students learn the pastry chef profession in order to work in environments such as cafés and pastry shops, artisanal pastry shops, quality restaurants, and other confectionery businesses.

The course covers

Hygiene practice regulations – HACCP Food properties Staff and business organisation in a pastry-making company The features and techniques of pastry making equipment and machinery for working the dough, leavening and cooking The work cycle of confectionery products Pastry making technologies Production techniques for basic doughs The production tec... [-]
Italy Florence
June 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

This course is suitable for those who want to open a chocolate shop and for those who want to become a professional master Chocolatier. The Course includes lessons in win ... [+]

Chocolaterie Course

The Chocolaterie Course: 4 weeks of theoretical and practical lessons with the opportunity of a training period at selected chocolate shops or artisan laboratories

This course is suitable for those who want to open a chocolate shop and for those who want to become a professional master Chocolatier. The Course includes lessons in window display design, the creation of artistic pieces to showcase, as well as new chocolate decorating techniques. The course includes detailed lessons held by Master Chocolatiers, members of the Academy of Master Chocolatiers, and visits to Chocolate manufacturers. The Course is in Italian language and teachers are supported by an interpreter in the English language.... [-]

Italy Turin
September 2019
Full-time
4 months
Campus
Ducasse Education - Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie

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 Duration ... [-]
France Yssingeaux
May 2019
Full-time
2 months
Campus