• Type: In Class
  • Credential: Statement of Achievement
  • Starts In: Fall, Winter, Spring
  • Plan #: C2169

About this part-time program ( What's this?)

Our part-time Baking program has been designed to provide you with a foundation for a rewarding career in baking. You will gain knowledge and skills in the tools and techniques in baking, pastry and cake making. The practical portion of the instruction takes place in a fully equipped state of the art bakery lab. Talented, creative bakers are always in demand. It is a great way to enter the industry with credentials from a recognized international educational institution!

Career Opportunities

This program prepares individuals for an exciting and rewarding career in the world of baking and pastry arts: commercial bakery, or small bakeries and pastry shops. Take the knowledge and skills you have acquired and combine them with your entrepreneurial savvy to start your own business. Possible career paths include:

  • Franchise Bakeries
  • Hotels
  • In-Store Bakeries
  • Restaurants
  • Retail Bakeries
  • Wholesale Bakeries
  • Sole Proprietor
  • Catering Companies
  • Pastry Stores/Specialty Shops

Program Benefits

Credits earned from successfully completing this Baking program can be applied for credit towards Niagara College full time post-secondary programming. You may be eligible to receive credit towards the Baker Apprenticeship program.

Note: Those wishing to apply for transfer credit into a full time post secondary program in the culinary field may be required to meet additional admission requirements.

How to Register

Students do not apply to our part-time programs. Instead, enrol in and successfully complete each course listed in the Program Delivery section. Once you have successfully completed all of the required courses, you may apply to graduate. If you aren't sure how to enrol in a course, you can learn more here.

Apply for Statement of Completion

Have you successfully completed the requirements of this program? Learn how to apply for your Statement of Completion.

Program Delivery

Code Course Name Delivery Course Availability
2018 Spring 2018 Fall

Required Courses:

HOSP1011 Health and Safety In Class No Yes
BAKG1015 Fermented Products N/A No TBA
BAKG1008 Cake Craft I In Class No Yes
BAKG1011 Pastry Craft I N/A No TBA
BAKG1010 Bake Theory I In Class No Yes
BAKG1013 Bake Management N/A No TBA

All courses in this program are offered in class, with the majority of the time spent in the baking lab.

Prerequisites may be required for these courses. Please refer to individual course descriptions for specific requirements.