Baking Pre-employment Program


Our Baking Pre-employment Program is designed to help you launch a career in baking and pastry arts. Learn the basics of pastry, cakes and decorating through both hands-on training and classroom learning. Get specialized knowledge in areas such as artisanal bread making, chocolate techniques, fermentation and contemporary dessert plating. Also explore menu management, computer skills and nutrition studies. If you want to work as a baker or pastry chef, this is your starting point.


Program Essentials:

Uniforms and equipment are not included in the stated course costs and can be purchased through the George Brown College bookstore.

Completion Details

Once you have completed all the requirements of this program, you can request to receive a certificate. Program graduates are eligible to apply to enter the third term of the full-time George Brown College Baking and Pastry Arts Management (H113) diploma program.

Certificate Stream

Core Courses (Fifteen)

This is the recommended completion order. All of these:

One of these:

One of these:

All of these:

Elective Courses (Choose Two)

Electives may have two versions (delivery options), but only one can be put toward the certificate.

Additional Information

For more information, attend a Hospitality and Culinary Arts information session.

Disclaimer: Our GSCI 1120 Nutrition (Distance Learning) course meets a core course requirement and, therefore, cannot also be used to fulfill an elective course requirement.

Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts