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Baking and Pastry Apprenticeship


Baking and Pastry Apprenticeship

This unique combination of classroom and real-life experience will prepare you to enter the world of professional baking. You will learn the fundamental skills needed to enter this profession. Through a combination of classroom instruction and apprenticeships, you will gain a strong foundation in the art and science of baking and pastry.

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High school diploma or equivalent, completion of our Basic Skills Assessment and submission of the Program Application. Working knowledge of computers and access to a computer and the Internet are required.

Students are also required to pass a background check and drug screening, sign a waiver of liability and show proof of health insurance.

The Basic Skills Assessment and Program Application are located online. The instructions are here. You will be directed to the program application after completing the skills assessment.

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  • Artisan Breads
  • Specialty Cakes
  • Pastries
  • Cookies
  • Pies
  • Chocolate and Sugar Work
  • Ice cream and other frozen desserts
  • Laminated Doughs
  • Creams and Sauces
  • Custards
Course Features
  • Apprenticeship Placement
  • ServSafe Certification
Financial Aid Options
  • Zero-Interest Payment Plans

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Occupational Trends
15.7 million

— According to the National Restaurant Association, there will be an estimated 15.7 million jobs in the restaurant industry by 2025.

7 out of 10

— 7 out of 10 consumers surveyed by the National Restaurant Association say their favorite restaurant foods provide flavors they can’t easily duplicate at home.

Top 5

— Top 5 trends identified by the National Restaurant Association: house-made artisan ice cream, bite-sized desserts, savory desserts, hybrid desserts, smoked dessert ingredients.