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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
September, January, April 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 18 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

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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

 


Currently Scheduled in Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2018 (201892)

(CUIS 1137) Cake Making and Decorating 2 0.0 credits    $366.80



Work with rolled fondant and mousse cakes in this intermediate level course. Learn fondant and gumpaste decorating techniques such as flower making, borders, and crimping as well as how to level, dowel and assemble multi-tiered cakes. Tuition fee includes GST, cost of supplies and ingredients. (15 hours)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  20060 DTN Rm. 212
WM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1830 - 2130
20-Jun-2018
to 18-Jul-2018
Ming, Caroline


Upcoming Schedules in Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2018 (201893)

(CUIS 1121) Cake Making and Decorating 1 0.0 credits    $374.08



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)

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30120 DTN Rm. 212
WM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1830 - 2130
19-Sep-2018
to 17-Oct-2018
Ming, Caroline
Register


(CUIS 1129) Sugar Craft and Display 0.0 credits    $374.08



Learn the skill of cooking with sugar, sugar casting and sugar pulling, from one of Vancouver's top pastry chefs.. Make special occasion cake toppers from casting sugar, pulled sugar flowers and a pulled sugar basket with flowers. Tuition fee includes GST, cost of supplies and ingredients. (15 hours)

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30122 DTN Rm. 212
MM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1830 - 2130
24-Sep-2018
to 29-Oct-2018
Massion, Charles
Register


(CUIS 1137) Cake Making and Decorating 2 0.0 credits    $374.08



Work with rolled fondant and mousse cakes in this intermediate level course. Learn fondant and gumpaste decorating techniques such as flower making, borders, and crimping as well as how to level, dowel and assemble multi-tiered cakes. Tuition fee includes GST, cost of supplies and ingredients. (15 hours)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30121 DTN Rm. 212
WM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1830 - 2130
07-Nov-2018
to 05-Dec-2018
Ming, Caroline
Register


(CUIS 1249) Introduction to French Pastry 0.0 credits    $374.08



French pastries are all about skills and bold flavors. With lots of butter, everything taste better and with Chef Bruno, you will learn how to make delicious French pastries to impress your family and friends. (15 hours)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30123 DTN Rm. 212
TM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1830 - 2130
06-Nov-2018
to 04-Dec-2018
Feldeisen, Bruno
Register


Cake Making and Decorating 1 (CUIS 1121)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits $374.08
Cake Making and Decorating 2 (CUIS 1137)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits $374.08
Introduction to French Pastry (CUIS 1249)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits $374.08
Sugar Craft and Display (CUIS 1129)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits $374.08
Sweet Tapas and Plated Desserts (CUIS 1149)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits N/A


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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