Diploma in Baking & Patisserie

Course Description

The 2-year Diploma in Baking & Patisserie is intended for ardent lovers of pastry, chocolate creations and desserts as well as professionals, or even entrepreneurs who seek to pursue a career in this fascinating field.

Based on traditional French techniques and Swiss methodology, the program harnesses the most respected knowledge and skills that uphold tradition and equally challenge creativity.

Course Duration

2 Year

Course Intake

January, May & September

Entry Requirements

  • KCSE | Mean grade C- (MINUS) with C- (MINUS) or above in English or Kiswahili and a D (PLAIN) in Mathematics or any Science
  • IB/A Level | 4 Credits with at least a C in English
  • IGCSE | 4 "O" Passes with D and above with at least a C in English or Kiswahili and C in Math or any Science
  • SATs | 1180 and above out of 1600

Any other academic high school qualifications that are country specific, Diploma(s) or Degree from a recognized institution may be considered by the admissions office.

Course Fees Kshs

Student Tuition Fee Application Fee & Student Pass Accident Insurance Student ID Medical Cover Graduation & Admin Fee Uniform
Kenyan Ksh 444,780 Ksh 5000 Ksh 5000 Ksh 1,000 - Ksh 25,000 Ksh 37,335
East African $4,276 $100 $55 $10 - $243 $373
International $4,801 $190 $55 $10 $400 $243 $373

For more details see our full fees structure documents on downloads

Study Areas

Year 1
  • Digital literacy
  • Business Communication
  • Fundamentals of Baking and Pastry
  • Artisan Bakery and Viennoiserie
  • Tourier and Cookie Expert
  • Introduction to Culinary Arts
  • Occupational Safety and Health Practices
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Dessert Costing and Presentation
  • Marketing and social media
  • Iced Dessert and Ice Cream
  • Chocolatier and Confiserie
  • Applied Pastry Shop Operations Practical
  • Industry Placement - 15 weeks
  • Year 2
  • Advanced Food Production (Theory & Practicals)
  • Hot, Cold and Frozen Desserts
  • Chocolatier and Confiserie
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Fundamentals of Bakery/Coffee Shop Management
  • Business Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Business Ethics
  • Human Resources Management
  • Speciality Desserts and Presentation
  • Pastries and Breads for Special Diet
  • Speciality Cakes and Pastry Art
  • Food and Beverage Marketing in the Digital Age
  • Legal Aspect in Hospitality Industry
  • Accounting for the Hospitality Industry
  • Capstone Project (creative project)
  • Industry Placement - 15 weeks

  • Enrollment

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