Baking and Pastry Arts

Program Details

Short Description:

This program focuses on preparation, presentation, and serving of a wide variety of baked and dessert goods; leadership, communication skills, employability skills, and safe/efficient work practices in the kitchen environment are also covered.

Program Content:

 This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Hospitality & Tourism career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Hospitality & Tourism career cluster. 

The content includes but is not limited to preparation, presentation, and serving of a wide variety of baked and dessert goods; leadership, communication skills, employability skills, and safe/efficient work practices are also covered. 

Certification/Licensure: Certified Food Protection Manager (SERVSafe)

CTSO: SkillsUSA and/or HOSA are the approved cocurricular career and technical student organizations which provide activities for students as an integral part of the instruction by providing leadership training and reinforcing specific career and technical skills.

Articulation: May be available toward credits at Florida public colleges/universities.
Speak with a career counselor for more information.

Start Date:

August, January

Times:

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For more information about Baking and Pastry Arts program contact Nicole Kirchberg
941.751.7900 x 46161 or Email:  kirchbergn@manateeschools.net

Program Length:

Full-time 600 hours – approximately 6 months full-time to complete

Program’s OCP (Occupational Completion Points)

OCP A

Course Number: FSS0090

Course: Pastry Cook/Baker

300 hours

OCP B

Course Number: FSS0091

Course: Pastry Chef/Head Baker

300 hours

Location:

MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203

1. Apply to MTC at https://www.manateetech.edu/apply-now/. Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
2. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net.
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here: https://www.manateetech.edu/students/quick-docs/

For more information, contact Nicole Kirchberg 941.751.7900 x 46161 or
Email:  kirchbergn@manateeschools.net

Program #N100600 CIP# 0612050103

Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes $60.00 administrative fee)

$3,803.00

Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

Application Fee

$45.00

Bookstore

Uniform*

$40.00

Textbook(s)*

$182.45

Additional Required Items (Outside Vendor)

Black oil resistant non-slip shoes – estimate

$50.00

*Estimated Total Cost of Program

$4,120.45


*Uniforms may be covered, for Pell eligible students once aid has been applied to all tuition & fee charges. Prices are subject to change

Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility.


All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid.
Prices are subject to change.
Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).

Textbook estimate. Current book list and prices.
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.

Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.

Florida Department of Education: Frameworks (rtf)

Possible Careers and Outlook:
51-3011.00       Bakers
35-1011.00       Chefs and Head Cooks

Program Video

Testimonial Video

Program Facts

Job Placement Rate

75%

LENGTH

600 hrs
Full-time: (6 mos)

LOCATION

Main Campus

DELIVERY

On-Campus:
Day

DUAL ENROLLMENT

No

Have Questions? Ready to Start Your Career?

Nicole Kirchberg

Career Counselor


6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203
Call   941.751.7900 x 46161
Email: kirchbergn@manateeschools.net
or schedule an appointment:

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