|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Nominal duration||2 years, includes 1 work placement|
|Tuition fee||CA$17,223 per year
The fees are for the 2023–2024 academic year and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$375 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$75) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, if English is not your first language, OR you did not complete a minimum of two years of full-time study at the secondary school level in an English language school system in a country where English is considered the primary language or the primary language of instruction and evaluation is English, with acceptable grades in all English courses, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
Humber’s Baking and Pastry Arts Management diploma program, taught in our state-of-the-art baking and pastry labs, is designed to propel you into a career in the baking and pastry industry. Learn how to make impressive confectionery creations such as:
- chocolate sculptures
- wedding and specialty cakes
- tarts and pastries
- plated desserts
- artisan breads and breakfast pastries
- petit fours
- ice cream, gelato and sorbets
- blown, pulled and cast sugar pieces
- large quantity production
You will gain hands-on experience working in various settings, individually and as a team member, creating baking and pastry delicacies.
The first year of the program consists of foundational courses while in the second year, you begin in-depth training in baking and pastry arts. You will learn the foundation of traditional and contemporary techniques in baking and pastry arts management exploring measurements, safety and sanitation, and various types of dough. As well, you’ll study the emerging opportunities of this specialized field, international trends and applications used in the industry.
Areas of study in the program also include courses in business and career management, entrepreneurship, and computer applications for the food-service industry, as well as general education and communications courses.
Qualified students will complete an unpaid work placement in the baking and pastry industry in the Greater Toronto Area for seven weeks in the fourth semester (40 hours per week). Students will also be able to apply for placements across Canada and Europe, which have jump-started many successful careers.
This program will provide you with advanced baking and pastry training, as well as the management skills required to operate a successful business. Baking and Pastry Arts Management graduates also find employment as bakers and pastry chefs nationally and internationally in a variety of settings including:
- fine dining restaurants
- cruise ships
- baking suppliers
- boutique outlets
- research and development
Professional Accreditations & Recognition
World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WACS)
Qualified students have the opportunity to earn the Food Safety and Sanitation Certification (TrainCan – BASICS.fst®) as part of the program. Humber’s culinary, pastry and culinary apprenticeship programs have been awarded the Recognition of Quality Culinary Education program, an international recognition from the World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WACS), for meeting or exceeding the WACS standards of quality culinary education.
Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.
Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.