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              Le Cordon Bleu's Diplôme de Pâtisserie with Culinary Management is an integrated, full-time programme that comprises our highly respected Diplôme de Pâtisserie with our Diploma in Culinary Management.


              4 intakes each year: Winter, Spring, Summer or Autumn

              Key information

              Duration: 12 months

              Price: £22,105

              Diploma fees include: ingredients, uniforms, Zwilling knife set, learning materials

              Hours per week: approximately 15 to 20 hours

              Entry requirements: high school diploma or equivalent and evidence of English language. No prior culinary experience is required. All students must be aged 18 years or over.

              Please note that in order to successfully complete our Diplôme de Pâtisserie with Culinary Management, students will be required to handle alcoholic beverages within a culinary context.

              Programme Details

              • Course Structure

                The curriculum is composed of two Le Cordon Bleu diplomas:

                • The Diplôme de Pâtisserie which includes three certificates: Basic, Intermediate and Superior. The diploma is a comprehensive culinary qualification in pastry and baking. By the end of the 9 month tuition, students become highly skilled and gain essential creative skills to craft exceptional dishes and showpieces.
                • Diploma in Culinary Management: upon successful completion of the Diplôme de Pâtisserie, students will start studying this diploma over a period of 3 months. The Diploma in Culinary Management includes advanced culinary classes, key operational and management disciplines as well as business and marketing.
              • Who is this programme for?

                This specialised programme in pastry and baking is ideal for students who have already strong career objectives and know that culinary management knowledge associated to culinary arts skills will be key to their success.

                We welcome students from a variety of different educational and occupational backgrounds. No prior culinary experience is required. This programme is suitable if:

                • You wish to enter a career working in a professional kitchen (pâtisserie, restaurant or hotel)
                • You are a professional chef or entrepreneur and wish to learn classic French techniques
                • You wish to open your own business 

              • What qualification will I gain?

                Students graduating from the course will be equipped with the skills to become managers in the hospitality and restaurant industries across the world, as well as business owners in their own right. Examples of potential positions:

                • Executive Pastry Chef/Manager
                • Restaurant manager
                • Food and beverage executive
                • Food entrepreneur
                • Food product developer/researcher
                • Events coordinator

                This diploma course has been accredited under an “Investing in Quality” licence from national awarding organisation NCFE, and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors.

              • Add internship

                If you are eligible to work in the UK, you may want to consider enrolling for our 15-month integrated diploma which also include a 3-month internship.

              • Term dates and apply

                Term Dates & Prices

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                Mar 31, 2017 - Mar 23, 2018 (Standard)
                £ 22,105.00
                Jun 30, 2017 - Jun 22, 2018 (Standard)
                £ 22,105.00
                Sep 29, 2017 - Sep 14, 2018 (Standard)
                £ 22,105.00
                Jan 5, 2018 - Dec 14, 2018 (Standard)
                £ 22,105.00