Certificate IV in Patisserie

Melbourne Polytechnic

Course details

CRICOS course code: 093469D

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas

Summary

Our Certificate IV in Patisserie will advance your career in patisserie, upgrading your qualifications and fine-tuning your artisan pastry techniques. You’ll learn highly creative skills including sugar and chocolate decoration, marzipan techniques and showpiece creation. This course will also prepare you for the realities of owning your own patisserie.

A recipe for success

You’ll learn in our dedicated industry-standard pastry kitchens under qualified and experienced teachers with current industry knowledge. You’ll be able to enter industry competitions, and serve your delicious creations at our award-winning restaurant, St Georges. Industry-based instructors will also teach hospitality kitchen management, focusing on stock control, financial management and personnel management.

Be a master chef

A career in patisserie can take you anywhere, from dedicated patisseries, small restaurants and cafes to international hotels and resorts. You’ll graduate with the skills to create pastries and desserts limited only by your imagination and the ability to run your own pastry kitchen or dedicated patisserie.

CAREER PATHWAYS

Where will this take me

You’ll graduate with the skills to create pastries and desserts limited only by your imagination and the ability to run your own pastry kitchen or dedicated patisserie.

  • Pastry Chef
  • Patisserie Chef
  • Patisserie Owner
  • Patissier

Pathways

Once you’ve successfully completed the Certificate IV in Patisserie, you can move into:

  • SIT60316?Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

How you learn

  • Classroom

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
16,652 Per Year
Read moreTuition fees per semester: 8,326; Materials Costs: 420
06 Feb 2023 12 months
Full time
Melbourne Polytechnic
Preston Campus
77 St Georges Road
Melbourne Victoria 3072
Australia

Entry criteria

Most certificate and diploma level courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 11 or 12.

If you do not meet Melbourne Polytechnic’s academic entry-level requirements but have acquired skills or knowledge relevant to your chosen course, you may apply as a mature age student. A mature age student is considered to be over 18 years old and has been out of full-time education for at least one year.

Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band below 5.0. General IELTS: 6.0 overall individual bands: min 5.5, TOEFL iBT: 49 overall Writing: 18; Speaking: 16; Reading: 8; Listening: 7, Pearson Global Scale of English: – PTE Academic: 42 overall communicative skills: 36, Cambridge English Scale (- Cambridge: First (FCE), - Cambridge: Advanced (CAE), - Cambridge: Proficiency (CPE)): 162 overall individual bands: 154, Melbourne Polytechnic: ELICOS: 2+ ISLPR overall individual bands: min ISLPR 2.

Address

Melbourne Polytechnic
Preston Campus
77 St Georges Road
Melbourne Victoria 3072
Australia
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