Baking and Pastry Arts Courses


Are you a professional seeking to upgrade your skills in the food industry? Or are you a "weekend gourmet" who admires the pastry world and wants to create professional desserts? Taught by industry professionals, these hands-on courses will let you reach these goals.




Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
Sep, Jan, Apr Varies Statement of Completion Downtown Part-time

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International students must first contact International Education at study@vcc.ca or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program.

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If you're ready and know the program you want, register now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit the CS Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [business hours]

Program Description

Program Description


Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: study@vcc.ca or 604.443.8600.



As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.


Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

These courses do not have additional admission requirements and are open to individuals who wish to take one or more courses.

Course Schedule

Fees and Other costs

Info Sessions

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Program Coordinator: Donna Hawrelko, VCC Baking, 604.871.7000, ext. 8694
Program Assistant: Lou Solina, VCC Baking, 604.871.7000, ext. 8428

Program Highlights

Program Highlights

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Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 


No courses are currently scheduled for this Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2019 (201993) term.
Please check upcoming schedules or course listing.

Upcoming Schedules in Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2020 (202091)

(CUIS 1106) World of Breads 0 credits    $484.50



Bread is a delicious staple in many cultures around the world. Chef Bruno will take you on a virtual bread tour of Europe as you learn to make the best breads from Ireland, Italy, Germany, France, and Portugal. (15 hours.)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10583 DTN Rm. 211
TM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1830 - 2130
14-Jan-2020
to 11-Feb-2020
TBATo be assigned
Register


(CUIS 1121) Cake Making and Decorating 1 0.0 credits    $381.56



Learn the fundamentals of cake decorating including decorating tools and techniques. Develop skills in making different types of cakes, icings, and fillings. Tuition fee includes GST, cost of supplies and ingredients. (15 hours)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10579 DTN Rm. 211
WM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1830 - 2130
15-Jan-2020
to 12-Feb-2020
Massion, Charles
Register


(CUIS 1251) Chocolate Showpieces 0 credits    $529.06



Learn to create a range of handcrafted moulded figurines and life-like chocolate flowers. These three-dimensional creations can be used for chocolate showpieces, cake decorations, and centrepieces. This course will provide you with the technical skills to reproduce these beautiful flowers and figurines at home or in a commercial kitchen.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  11144 DTN Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
RM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1830 - 2130
13-Feb-2020
to 19-Mar-2020
Griffiths, Caroline


Cake Making and Decorating 1 (CUIS 1121)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits $381.56
Cake Making and Decorating 2 (CUIS 1137)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits N/A
Chocolate Showpieces (CUIS 1251)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $529.06
Introduction to Chocolate (CUIS 1250)
course schedule schedule
0 credits N/A
Introduction to French Pastry (CUIS 1249)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits N/A
Sugar Craft and Display (CUIS 1129)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits N/A
Sweet Tapas and Plated Desserts (CUIS 1149)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits N/A
World of Breads (CUIS 1106)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $484.50


Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.



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