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An extensive pastry training followed by 3-month work experience

Under the guidance of some of the most acclaimed pâtisserie professionals in the United Kingdom, this 12-month programme comprises the comprehensive Diplôme de Pâtisserie followed by a 3-month internship.


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

Due to the COVID-19 situation the institute cannot guarantee the provision of an internship course due to the social distancing conditions imposed by governments on the Internship Partners. Our Internship Team will discuss the options with you as the COVID-19 situation becomes clearer.

Key information

Duration: 12 months

Price: £21,655

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

Hours per week: approximately 15 to 20 hours at school and no more than 48 hours per week during the internship

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 Internship Pathway, students will be required to handle alcoholic beverages and beef or pork derivatives within a culinary context.

Please note: applications requiring a visa can close up to 12 weeks before the course start date.

Programme Details

  • Course Structure

    Firstly, students attend our Diplôme de Pâtisserie to learn in-depth pastry and baking techniques. The 9-month tuition also includes workshops on CV writing, cover letter, interview skills etc. Following the completion of the diploma, students join the team of one our highly respected partners to undertake a 3-month internship.

  • Who is this programme for?
    The Diplôme de Pâtisserie with Internship Pathway has been designed to provide students with an experience of working in a professional kitchen as part of their culinary training.
  • What qualification will I gain?

    Qualification title: Le Cordon Bleu Diplôme de Pâtisserie (Internship Pathway)

    SCQF level: 8

    SCQF Credits: 108

    This qualification is listed on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) and has been independently credit-rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). Further information is available here. This gives assurance that the content of our qualifications are of a high standard, meeting the rigorous quality assurance requirements of a national awarding body.

    For more information about accreditation and student visa sponsorship, visit our Accreditation and Educational Oversight page.

  • Term dates and apply

    Term Dates & Prices

    Select a date
    Apr 1, 2022 - Mar 24, 2023 ( Standard )
    £ 21,655.00
    Jul 1, 2022 - Jun 23, 2023 ( Standard )
    £ 21,655.00
    Sep 23, 2022 - Sep 15, 2023 ( Standard )
    £ 21,655.00

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