Professional Cookery (Patisserie and Confectionery)

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus


Imagine the best afternoon tea you could ever dream off – a divine selection of pastries and cakes, tantalising chocolate treats, and melt in the mouth meringues, all presented to the very highest of standards. On this course, you’ll learn how to make this happen, developing skills and techniques to create top quality patisserie and confectionery products.

You will develop your skills in preparing complex breads, cakes, pastry products and a wide range of hot and cold desserts, with a keen eye on presentation and high standards of finish. You will also learn to work at a high level with chocolate and chocolate finishes.

Entry Requirements

NC Bakery or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5 or 6 such as Advanced Professional Cookery

Progression Routes

HNC Hospitality, HNC Professional Cookery or employment.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Professional Cookery

SCQF Level