About the course

About the course

If you want to use your creativity to produce patisserie, our patisserie course provides comprehensive training in all aspects of the trade. 

With your new pastry skills you’ll be ready for employment in restaurants, hotels, bakeries, pastry kitchens and confectioner’s shops.

In our patisserie course you'll learn:

  • to make a variety of cakes, with a focus on both gluten and dairy-free products
  • techniques for a range of pastries including croissants, fruit tartlets, danishes and éclairs
  • develop your ability to identify cake and pastry faults and know how to troubleshoot them
  • to make a variety of bread doughs from white, wholemeal and sweet, working with a variety of commercial pastry and bakery equipment
  • how to produce gateaux and petit fours, using various techniques and skills to create high-quality industry-standard finishes
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Intake Dates & Course Length


January and July

Full time: 12 months

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Career Outcomes


After successful completion, you may wish to apply for positions such as that of a pastry chef or patissier

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Entry and Academic Requirements


International students must have completed an Australian Year 11 or international equivalent with a pass.

PLEASE NOTE: Box Hill Institute only accept enrolments from International students who are 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement.

English Language Requirements


A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5 (Academic). A minimum TOEFL score of 530 for paper examination; 179 for computer based and 71 for Internet based, or approved equivalent.

For other accepted tests, please visit the English Language Requirements page.

Applying


International students please apply through:

  1. an authorised representative in your country
  2. a Box Hill Institute booth at an education exhibition
  3. or direct to Box Hill Institute

See how to apply or contact the international office for more information.

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Pathways & Accreditation


Successful completion enables you to apply for the Certificate IV in Patisserie or the Diploma of Hospitality specialising in Patisserie

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

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Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
International Fee$14,870.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities*$155.00
Core Skills Support**$75.00
Annual Material Fees$1,008.00
Retain Course Items***No fee applies
* Does not apply to VETDSS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETDSS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
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