Basic Pastry and Baking

CER 3040 and CER 3042

Basic Pastry and Baking

 

This intake is now full.
We suggest that interested individuals contact the Registrar's Office to register their interest for another intake (contacts below)

 

MQF Level

3

 

Aim

To provide participants with a basic knowledge in the theoretical and practical aspect of basic pastry and baking recipes.

 

Description

The topics covered are:

• Prepare pastry products using freshly prepared pastes to include sweet and savoury short paste, choux paste, puff paste and short bread

• Produce flans, slices, biscuits, petit fours and tartlets                  

• Prepare, bake and decorate cake and sponge items     

• Produce basic cake, gateaux, Swiss-roll/roulade and sponge products    

• Produce a range of desserts using baking and steaming methods of cookery

• Prepare fermented items using plain and bun dough

• Produce loaves, diner rolls and bun dough products

  • Produce fermented batters for savoury and sweet use

• Prepare and cook egg custard and rice dishes

• Produce egg set puddings and desserts, and milk based bavarois

  • Produce sauces, fillings, icings and glazing for a range of products
  • Produce hot and cold fruit based desserts, including simple fruit mousses.

 

 

 

 

Intended for

Individuals working in industry and wish to acquire a recognised qualification in basic food preparation and production.

 

Requirements

  • Food Handler’s Licence B 
  • Good knowledge of English Language.

 

Duration

This intake is now full.
We suggest that interested individuals contact the Registrar's Office to register their interest for another intake (contacts below)

Fifteen (15) sessions of 4 hours each.  

Commencement date is February 28th, with lessons being held nearly every Wednesday. 

Assessment will be held on June 20th. 

Times of lectures – 1700hrs to 2100hrs.

 

Assessment Method

Coursework and examination.

 

Course Fee

€250

 

Application

Applications are now open and interested applicants can apply at Registrar’s office located at ITS in St’Julians between Monday and Friday 08:00 till 17:00. Application form may be downloaded from here. 

 

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