Producing Puff Pastries Short Course

This qualification provides learners with access to such employment opportunities through providing them with the required applied competencies that are formalised and recognised in the baking sector, and to remain nationally and internationally comparable.

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Course price from

R8,900.00 incl. VAT

Course duration

16 Days

Course language


On- or off-site training

On- & Off-Site Available

NQF level




Entry level

At least Grade 11



Completing this course will enable you to:

Through the achievement of this qualification qualified learners can contribute to this sector in the manufacturing of specialized fermented, pastry, flour confectionery and non-flour confectionery products. Learners will also be able to maintain quality assurance and monitor critical control points in the craft baking environment. This qualification reflects the need of the sector to provide formal, recognised and registered qualifications and unit standards for the baking industry.

The qualification also provides the learner with the essential skills needed at a technical level and will facilitate a pathway for further learning and will give recognition for existing skills and knowledge. This qualification aims to promote professionalism and work ethics in the sector whilst providing portable skills into other areas and areas of specialisation. It provides learners with opportunities for further education and training at higher levels as well as continued professional development.

Course Outcomes

  • Communicate in a variety of ways in a craft bakery environment.
  • Maintain quality assurance and monitor critical control points in a craft baking environment.
  • Produce a specialized range of fermented products.
  • Produce a range of pastry products.
  • Produce a range of flour confectionery and non-flour confectionery products.

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Course Curriculum

  • Communicate in the work place.
  • Apply basic mathematical concepts.
  • Apply safe work procedures.
  • Apply basic quality assurance.
  • Apply basic food safety practices.
  • Bake bread.
  • Collect, present & apply workplace information.
  • Produce bread dough.
  • Monitor the implementation of quality systems.
  • Cake decoration, Cake Fondant and Icing.
  • Scale and mould dough for intermediate proof.
  • Conduct final mould and final proof.
  • Produce pastry.
  • Prepare fillings.
  • Form and fill pastry.
  • Bake pastry.
  • Produce sponge, cake and cookies.
  • Bake sponge, cake and cookies.
  • Implement occupational health and safety principles and procedures.
  • Diagnose and respond to product and process faults (bread, cakes and cookies, pastry).

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