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Baking and Pastry Arts Management


Diploma


Program Code: 14161

Campus: North

Length: 4 semesters starting in September

Humber’s Baking and Pastry Arts Management two-year diploma program will prepare you for a dynamic career in the hospitality industry. Using our state-of-the-art labs, you will learn how to create impressive and delicious baked goods and confections such as:

  • artisanal breads and breakfast pastries
  • blown, pulled and cast sugar pieces
  • chocolate sculptures
  • decorative cakes
  • ice creams, gelatos and sorbets
  • large quantity production
  • petit fours
  • plated desserts
  • tarts and pastries

During the first year of the program, you will learn the fundamentals of baking and pastry and develop valuable skills, creating baked goods and desserts that are both delicious and eye-appealing.  During your second year, you will learn the more complex and artistic elements of pastry including confectionery arts and chocolate work, practising both traditional and contemporary techniques. Throughout the program, essential skills in safety and sanitation, time management and organization, professionalism, and teamwork will be developed. In each course, you will learn about the career opportunities within this specialized field.

This program will also give you in-depth knowledge about bakery management and entrepreneurship, career readiness, computers and technology in the hospitality industry, as well as general education and communications skills.

Note: For students starting in September or January, there is a scheduled one semester break between second and third semester.

Qualified students will complete an unpaid work placement in the baking and pastry industry in the Greater Toronto Area. Students can apply for placements anywhere in the world including Canada and Europe. This work-integrated learning opportunity has provided a jump-start to many students' careers.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

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    Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
      • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
      • Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

    or

    or

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet all listed course requirements.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

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    English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

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    International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

How to Apply

Applications are made through ontariocolleges.ca. See program page for details.

International Academic Equivalency

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please see admission requirements on the program page to enter your location.

Fees

The 2022-2023 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $5,753.06
  • international: $16,394.00

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fees by Semester

Semester 1 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $996.59
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $2,876.62
Semester 2 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $626.64
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $2,506.67
Semester 3 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $626.64
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $2,506.67
Semester 4 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $626.64
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $2,506.67

International Fees by Semester

Semester 1 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $6,671.79
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $996.59
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $8,197.00
Semester 2 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $7,041.74
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $626.64
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $8,197.00
Semester 3 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $7,041.74
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $626.64
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $8,197.00
Semester 4 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $7,041.74
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $626.64
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $8,197.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Equipment & Device Requirements

All Semesters

Details and Specifications Minimum Specifications Recommended Specifications
Processor Intel i5-8300H Intel i7-9750H= or higher
OS Windows 10 Windows 10
Memory 8 GB of RAM 32 GB of RAM
Storage 256 GB SSD 512 GB SSD
Monitor Laptop computer (not a notebook such as a Chromebook or a tablet) recently purchased; last 18 months Laptop computer (not a notebook such as a Chromebook or a tablet) recently purchased; last 18 months
Other Wireless 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Built-in microphone and webcam Wireless 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Built-in microphone and webcam, Built-in Ethernet port (strongly recommended), Long battery life (strongly recommended)

Additional Costs

$100 – safety shoes; $400 – knife and tool kit; $350 – textbooks, manuals (for two semesters). 

Pathways

Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.

Contact Information

Susan Joseph, program co-ordinator
Longo Faculty of Business
416.675.6622 ext. 2747
susan.joseph@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Contact the International Centre

international.humber.ca/contact

1-416-675-5067

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On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

Select information only is included in this printable PDF. For complete program details, refer to humber.ca/programs.

Print/Download Date: July 7, 2022