If you love the art and science of creating a beautiful cake or pastry, a career in the baking and pastry arts could be the perfect fit for you. If you are interested in the little details that result in the tastiest breads and desserts, our Baking and Pastry Arts certificate can give you the foundation you need to succeed in this industry.
After completing our curriculum and receiving your certificate, we can help you prepare for a rewarding, baking-related career.
When you graduate from our Baking and Pastry Arts certificate, you will be ready to find employment in retail or wholesale as a baker, pastry chef or assistant.
Being a baker also requires certain traits. The profession might be a good fit for you if you are:
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By earning your Baking and Pastry Arts certificate from HACC, you will be ready to become a professional baker or pastry chef. Watch this video for a glimpse into HACC’s culinary programs.
Throughout the program, you will prepare and produce cakes, pies and other baked goods. You will have the opportunity to work with doughs, icings and other pastry-making ingredients.
Not only will you get specific training in pastry making, but you will also learn the fundamentals:
You will also have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience working in a commercial operation for 12-hours a week where you will be introduced to various bakeshop production and retail rotations. Also, our internship course allow you the opportunity to gain employment working in an approved bakery worksite for 280-hours a semester.
As you complete our certificate, you will:
When you complete your associate degree, you can continue and transfer credits to a four-year school.
You can complete the entire program only at our Harrisburg Campus.
Conveniently YOURS, we offer classes in the spring, summer and fall. You can apply anytime. Visit our website and submit your application, along with program code 1321. By using this code, you will ensure you apply to the correct one.
If your passion is baking, we want to help you turn that passion into a rewarding career. Helpfully YOURS, we’ll support you with innovative instructions that teach the fundamentals you need.