Food and Hospitality

12 courses

Baking and Patisserie courses

Master your culinary craft when you study a TAFE NSW baking and patisserie course. Are you keen to create homemade sweet treats for loved ones? Lea...

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  • TAFE Statement Cake Decorating

    800-001014

    Create edible art and learn new cake decorating techniques for any occasion. You'll get the chance to practise your skills in a simulated baking facility, where you can gain expert feedback and confidence in your abilities.

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  • TAFE Statement Art of Sourdough Bread

    800-001079

    Embrace your passion for baking and learn how to create delicious sourdough bread from scratch. Learn the skills to feed and maintain a starter at home and gain experience mixing, kneading, shaping and scoring dough into the perfect sourdough loaf.

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  • TAFE Statement Introduction to Cake Decorating

    800-000887

    If you want to create beautifully decorated cakes for any occasion, this short course is the perfect place to start. Learn to use icing, frosting and ganache, develop piping, writing and filigree skills, and make basic flowers and other decorations.

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  • TAFE Statement Modern Cake Decorating

    800-001094

    Take your cake decorating to the next level under the guidance of a professional pastry chef. Get creative in a simulated baking facility as you learn current industry techniques to temper chocolate, mask and finesse cakes for any occasion.

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  • TAFE Statement Chocolate Skills for Beginners

    800-001112

    Embrace your sweet tooth and gain the skills and knowledge to make delicious chocolate treats at home. Learn the fundamentals of chocolate making including how to temper and mould chocolate, and the art of creating a range of chocolate decorations.

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  • TAFE Statement Make Your Own Bread

    800-000733

    Nothing beats the smell of freshly baked bread. Rise to your baker potential and learn how to make a variety of breads from scratch. Learn skills to correctly weigh, mix, knead, proof and shape dough into perfect loaves, rolls, pizza bases and more.

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  • Certificate II Baking

    FBP20221-01

    Launch your baking career and spend your workdays crafting quality bread, cakes and pastries. Gain the skills to become an assistant baker as you learn foundational mixing, baking and decorating techniques in a commercial bakery on campus.

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  • Certificate III Bread Baking

    FBP30421-01

    Master the art of making bread and kickstart your career as a commercial baker in a fully-equipped professional kitchen. Discover how to turn premium, raw ingredients into a variety of breads including sweet, savoury, yeast, specialty and artisan.

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  • Certificate III Baking

    FBP30521-01

    Build your technical skills, operations knowledge, creativity and baking repertoire to be a qualified baker or pastry cook. Study as an apprentice, be inspired and refine your skills as you prepare for success in this practical course.

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  • Certificate III Cake and Pastry

    FBP30321-01

    Become trade qualified in this creative field and begin your journey as a chef patissier or a pastry cook. Study as an apprentice to learn invaluable skills from industry professionals and develop your culinary flair to craft delicacies that impress.

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  • Certificate III Patisserie

    SIT31021-01

    Step into the kitchen and create mouth-watering cakes and pastries. Learn to whip up delicious fillings and desserts as a pastry chef or pâtissier, and work anywhere from boutique businesses to 5-star hotels.

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  • Certificate IV Patisserie

    SIT40721-01

    Use your artistic flair to shape and mould chocolate bonbons and sugar confections as well as various gateaux, tortes, pastries, petit fours in this patisserie course. Fortify your career and confidently lead a pastry kitchen as a head pastry chef.

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Baking and patisserie course information

It’s easy to balance work and study with a TAFE NSW baking and patisserie course.

  • Face-to-face courses at TAFE NSW are immersive and interactive, and you can choose between full...
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Who is a baking and patisserie course good for?

You have a passion for food and flavours, especially desserts. Creativity is a baker’s best friend, and you’ll be curious about how to tweak recipes for better results. You’re likely someone who spends their...

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Baking and patisserie career paths

From junior positions through to senior roles, there are plenty of opportunities available in this booming industry. Here are some of the most sought-after jobs in the field of baking and patisserie:

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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

How do I enrol?

At TAFE NSW you can apply or enrol to do a course.

If your course has no entry requirements, you can enrol directly. If there are entry requirements, you will need to apply to be accepted for a position in the course.

  1. Go to the TAFE NSW website to view the course you are interested in
  2. Check if there are any entry requirements, as you may be asked to supply additional information
  3. Select a course location to progress your enrolment
  4. Follow the prompts to complete
  5. You will receive an email confirming your enrolment or application status

If you need further assistance with your enrolment, contact TAFE NSW Student Services on 131 601 between 8.30am-5pm Monday to Friday.

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