Baking and Pastry Certificate

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

IHE Certificate of Completion, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef. 120501


The Baking and Pastry Certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to enter into the baking and pastry field in entry-level positions.

Credit Hours Required: 18

Program Requirements

CUL 104 - Culinary Fundamentals: Baking & Pastry Credits: 4
CUL 110 - Cake Decorating Basics Credits: 3
CUL 111 - Food Purchasing and Cost Control Credits: 3
CUL 112 - Plated Desserts Credits: 4
CUL 113 - Pastry Centerpieces and Wedding Cakes Credits: 4

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Baking and Pastry Certificate, the learner will be able to:

Prepare a variety of egg and dairy based products, fried baked goods and a variety of pastry products to include but not limited to meringue, fritters, cakes and pies.
Demonstrate techniques used in the creative process to design finished display pieces.
Demonstrate the use of various chocolates and sugar uses in the decorating process.
Demonstrate how to control costs in the food service industry resulting a profitable business.
Practice the skills necessary to assist in pastry shops, restaurants, and related departments in the food industry.
Obtain ServSafe Certification.




Entrance Requirements



Yavapai College

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)


Local WIB

10 - ARIZONA@WORK - Coconino County

Name of Credential

Baking and Pastry Certificate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

FAFSA, varies

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - HL Commission

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


In-State/District Tuition


Out-of-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

$14.00 per hour

Provider Status



1100 E Sheldon, Prescott, Arizona 86301

Phone Number

(928) 717-7332

Web Address

Last Updated

May 10, 2024


May 24, 2021


Aug 16, 2022

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