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A diploma provides students a way to specialize in a particular field. Diplomas generally take one to two years to complete, and they combine classroom learning with real-world application. Students can use this knowledge and experience in related jobs.

What is a diploma in baking? It is a program of study that gives students the opportunity to specialize in many different aspects of the field. For example, one diploma in baking focuses on pastries. Students spend time theorizing and applying theories to preparing pastries. Another area of discipline is boulangerie arts, where students learn about kitchen management and the art of choosing and cooking food. Alternatively, students pursuing a diploma in baking could pursue a program that examines cooking and confections. Courses would investigate techniques and methods of the kitchen environment necessary for confectioneries.

Students can gain the life skills of teamwork, communication, and food preparation. In the kitchen, bakers must work together and communicate needs. These skills benefit relationships daily. Students also may learn how to efficiently manage a kitchen to prepare nourishing food, which contributes to daily physical health and wellness.

Many different diplomas in baking are offered, and the courses vary in duration. For these reasons, the cost of tuition differs from one diploma to the next.

Numerous career paths are open to graduates of a diploma in baking. One possible career is a baker. The job is to make pastries and breads by combining ingredients and baking the creations. Similar to this position, one might seek employment as a cook. A cook bakes pastries and prepares other dishes. Another potential position to pursue is that of a pastry sous chef. These chefs serve as assistants to a head chef. They work in the kitchen in whatever ways the head chef needs. Alternatively, a graduate of a diploma in baking might seek to become a head chef. The responsibility of a head chef is to efficiently manage a kitchen team.

Students can earn diplomas in baking in various locations worldwide, including some online options. 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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9 Results in Baking

Edinburgh School of Food and Wine (ESFW)

Patisserie is a culinary skill that requires a course that stands alone. It is a skill and technique based course and is designed to give you the platform required by the ... [+]

Diploma in Professional Patisserie

Patisserie is a culinary skill that requires a course that stands alone. It is a skill and technique based course and is designed to give you the platform required by the modern pastry chef.

The Diploma is intensive and at a professional level which supports all the techniques you will require to succeed. There is a current demand for the pastry chef with the catering world looking for us to train in the high standards required and set by professional cookery schools. The course is designed for a wide range of individuals, from those looking to launch a career, wishing to set up their own business, career changers and those wishing to complement their current levels. Includes your uniform, personal knife kit and all recipes.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
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Full-time
3 months
Campus
Ferrieres Paris

6 months of theory and practical applications divided in 2 trimesters – 760 hours (excluding internship), including ... [+]

Qualifying programme : Pastry Diploma

Within the privileged atmosphere of the Château de Ferrières, and taking benefit from the skills and facilities of Ferrières, the School of French Excellence offers a full range of Cuisine, Pastry and Oenology workshops.

Each diploma is a full-time training course which allows for the highest level of instruction in the fields of :

Cuisine Pastry Oenology

The training gives each participant the best French culinary techniques in order to further their professional objectives. All these courses are taught in French and English.

This specialised training centre welcomes individuals and professionals (French and Internationals) to further their knowledge in culinary arts and to open up to new perspectives. ... [-]

France Paris Ferrières-en-Brie
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Full-time
1 semester
Campus
Ashburton Chefs Academy

Patisserie requires a mastery of technique combined with imagination. Our intensive professional skills courses will teach you the fundamental skills required by the mode ... [+]

Patisserie requires a mastery of technique combined with imagination. Our intensive professional skills courses will teach you the fundamental skills required by the modern Pastry Chef.

Our 20 week Diploma in Professional Patisserie course is an intensive, professional level programme designed to give you the skills of the modern Pastry Chef.

Pastry Chefs are always in demand in the catering industry from working in top restaurants, creating breads, pastries and desserts in a catering business, or making the delicate delights of the classic patisserie.

Pastry and baking requires a different skill set from working as chef de cuisine. An attention to detail, precision, patience and organisation are the traits required to be a successful Pastry Chef. This course has been designed to prepare you for the industry and is lead by our highly experienced Pastry Chef Tutors who will teach you the fundamental skills and techniques required to master this exciting craft. ... [-]

United Kingdom Exeter
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Full-time
20 weeks
Campus
Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Culinary School

Le Cordon Bleu Pâtisserie Courses offer a vigorous and exciting lesson allowing the students to master the techniques of classic pâtisserie while being introduced to all ... [+]

Le Cordon Bleu Pâtisserie Courses offer a vigorous and exciting lesson allowing the students to master the techniques of classic pâtisserie while being introduced to all aspects of the kitchen. The students progressively learn to prepare a wide selection of cakes served in restaurants, pâttisserie shops and tearooms through the classic and contemporary French desserts, advanced techniques in chocolate and sugarwork.

BASIC PÂTISSERIE

This exciting course introduces the various combinations, properties and applications of Pâtisserie as students progressively learn to prepare a wide selection of cakes, desserts and pastries.

Study Modules:

French pastry terms and definitions Basic dough Introduction to creams and fillings Traditional desserts and cakes, classical techniques and basic decoration Masking and glaçage Weekday Class ... [-]
Thailand Bangkok
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Full-time
3 - 9 months
Campus
Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa

Advance through basic, intermediate and superior levels of the pâtisserie program and earn a diploma that is recognized worldwide. ... [+]

Diplôme de Pâtisserie

Advance through basic, intermediate and superior levels of the pâtisserie program and earn a diploma that is recognized worldwide.

Begin your journey with basic doughs and pastry creams and advance to decorative techniques, restaurant and frozen desserts, and specialized chocolate and sugar work.

Pâtisserie de Base

A comprehensive introduction to the pastry arts – the preparation and versatility of basic doughs, creams and fillings; traditional cakes, basic decoration and finishes; and French pastry terminology.

Pâtisserie Intermédiare

A refinement of basic techniques with an introduction to chocolate tempering, dipping and decorative techniques; caramel and nougatine methods, and more advanced preparations of restaurant-style desserts.... [-]

Canada Ottawa
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Full-time
33 weeks
Campus
LaSalle College Vancouver

Top professionals in the culinary arts do more than just cook. They manage restaurants, cater special events, offer personal chef services, and more. For many, however, t ... [+]

Rise to the Challenge

To provide students with a broad background and create a more versatile employee, Baking & Pastry Arts students receive instruction in the concepts and theories of culinary techniques. This includes the fundamental concepts, skills, and techniques involved in basic cookery, as well as an exploration of a wide realm of topics in the culinary arts including the advantages and disadvantages of working in specific areas of the hospitality industry.

Building on the basics learned in the first two quarters of the program, students can begin to refine their skills and explore the techniques of plated desserts and the theory behind building edible art for a-la-carte service, competition, and banquet functions. Students also study – through hands-on training – the creation of wedding cakes, chocolates, confections, tortes, European cakes, and centrepieces.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Gasma Gatronomy & Culinary Management Campus

The curriculum of this Diploma is based on eminently culinary learning to take the culinary training of the student at the highest level. Through the acquisition of a sol ... [+]

Data of the degreeQualification: University DiplomaDirected to: Upper Grade students - cooking and catering medium. University Graduates Gastronomy and Culinary Arts - Management and Hospitality Management. Professionals of the restoration that aspire to increase their potential.Duration: 5 months (February 18 - July 18)Total hours: 1250h (350h practices)Credits: 59 ECTSPrice: € 6,850Places: LimitedDelivered in: SpanishIt is taught in: Castellón (Spain)Presentation

Gastronomy and Sweet World

The curriculum of this Diploma is based on eminently culinary learning to take the culinary training of the student at the highest level. Through the acquisition of a solid knowledge of the techniques, the students will deepen in the methods of work and will analyze the environment of the kitchen and the confectionery. The program lasts 5 months and is completed with 350 hours of optional external internships, among others, in the best restaurants of our Culinary Team.... [-]

Spain Castellón de la Plana
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Spanish
Full-time
5 months
Campus
Ducasse Education - Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie

Upgrade your professional skills and acquire complex and modern pastry techniques through an intensive 2-month advanced training. Reinforce your know-how by mastering the ... [+]

Have you always loved making pastries and just started wondering if this is the career change you are looking for?

Upgrade your professional skills and acquire complex and modern pastry techniques through an intensive, 2-month advanced training. Reinforce your know-how by mastering the right combination of tastes, textures, and shapes to create high-quality pastries with elaborated 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.... [-]

France Yssingeaux
May 2020
Full-time
3 months
Campus
Ducasse Education - Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie

Have you always loved making pastries and wondered if this is the career change you are looking for? Ducasse Education gives you the opportunity to take an intensive 7.5- ... [+]

Master the fundamentals of traditional French pastry arts with a 5.5-month intensive professional training. From the reception of produce to the production, conservation, and packaging of pastries and viennoiseries, you will learn and master professionals’ essential techniques. A 2-month mandatory internship in a French establishment will complete your training 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 Basic pastry doughs, tarts, and tartlets Choux pastry Puff pastry Leavened pastry doughs Sponges and biscuits Technical reinforcement Petits-fours and cakes Entremets Viennoiseries and bakery Plated desserts Theme and wedding cakes Chocolate Revision, final exam and buffet preparation The Program Includes ... [-]
France Yssingeaux
March 2020
Full-time
7 months
Campus