Advanced French Patisserie Grad Cert GBC
George Brown College, Canada
About This Program
Do you want to learn how to create French patisserie masterpieces using the latest techniques in French pastry making? Join this specialized French food and culture program, learn from the experts in Canada and then live, learn and get work experience in France!
Study in some of the best patisseries, bakeries, restaurants and hotels in Toronto, where you will get attention, training and an inspiring experience with the pre-eminent French chef professors in the country.
George Brown College has partnered with some of the finest pastry chef schools in France such Ecole National Superieure de la Patisserie (ENSP), the world-famous Ducasse school, near Le Puy en Velay and Lyon, France, so you can choose where to take your externship training.
This Advanced French Patisserie Graduate Certificate program of George Brown College is offered at the St. James Campus.
The program combines classroom instruction for some subjects such as French and Marketing with many hours of hands-on learning. The schedule for the program currently operates from Monday to Friday. In addition, some classes may begin at 7AM and others may run until 10PM.
You will be required to take an externship that is, a temporary training program in a workplace, especially one offered to students as part of a course of study.
You will have a dynamic and varied career as you will be prepared to enter a global workplace. Your knowledge of French patisserie techniques will really open up an abundance of opportunities in Toronto if you do not wish to stay on and take further studies.
By the time you graduate, you will gain skills and have demonstrated the ability to:
Course Code : H413
College : Chef School
Duration : 3 semesters
Qualifications Level : Ontario College Graduate Certificate
All fees listed below are in Canadian Dollar (CAD):
Take note of the following:
Accommodation for International Students at George Brown College
Toronto has a large housing and rental market that offers numerous accommodation options for students. George Brown College however, does not arrange non-homestay accommodation for students. Estimated costs for privately arranged accommodation may range from $500-$1200 per month, depending on individual living situation and location.
George Brown College's free Housing Services offer support in helping students find off-campus housing. This will be an advantage for you as it generally takes about 2-3 weeks to find an apartment in Toronto. Apartment listings usually go up 1-2 months previous to their availability so if you’re looking to move beginning of September it is usually good to start looking in July.
Housing Cost (your choice):
If you would rather live in the residence of the college, you should sign up early. The George, as the building is known, has the flexibility of 8 month- (Fall/Winter) and 4 Month- (Summer) agreements. Units are 2-bedroom suites that include a kitchenette and 3-piece bathroom with Wi-Fi, phone, and cable television.
As costs are subject to change, the above figures may be changed at any time without notice by the administration of George Brown College. Please check with your IVC-assigned Visa Counselor or Documentation Officer periodically for any changes.
When estimating your cost of living for an academic year, include rent, weekly supermarket shopping, some meals on campus, electricity bills, heating bills, refuse bills, parking fees, mobile phone expenses, travel, clothing, snacks on campus, socializing, and health.
Intake Dates :
There is only intake per year and this is in MAY.
IVC has a 3-month preparation period that includes, among others:
It is important to apply early as this course may have many applicants. Moreover, beginning an application well in advance of the intake date will allow you a lot of time to prepare for the IELTS and consolidate your academic and professional credentials for your visa application. So make sure you apply early!
Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations of George Brown College as listed:
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