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Certificate IV in Patisserie

  • Certificate

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.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
12 months full-time
Course Code
SIT40716, 093469D
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb

About this course

The icing on the cake

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.

Entry requirements

There are no formal prerequisites for this course.

Study locations

Preston

Career pathways

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.

  • Patisserie Chef
  • Patissier
  • Pastry Chef
  • Patisserie Owner
  • SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Credit for prior study or work

You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at Melbourne Polytechnic.
68%
Overall satisfaction
72%
Skill scale
88%
Teaching scale