University of West London

Course Introduction

This course is designed for those already in employment and is endorsed by the Academy of Culinary Arts and the Craft Guild of Chefs; students receive hands'on training from an international pastry chef, and are given intensive instructional material, which provides the essentials required to be successful in a culinary career, from classical to contemporary styles,

Course Modules

Year 1: Plan, manage and monitor your own personal development; food microbiology and hygiene; fermented goods and tarts; gateaux and sponges; pastes and tea pastries; petit fours and sweetmeats. Year 2: Human resource management; management of food production and resources; chocolate and marzipan modelling; hot and cold desserts; pastillage and nougatine; sugar work and designs.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Part Time Day
FdA £9,950  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time Day
FdA £5,995  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Interview
  • NVQ/SVQ
  • IELTS 5.5