The Baking and Pastry Arts Management program builds on fundamental baking and pastry arts skills as it prepares you to work in management capacitates within the baking sector. Whether it is menu design, purchasing, planning or execution, baking management is an essential skill to convert your passion into business success.
In the Baking and Pastry Arts Management courses you work in baking and pastry labs, including Centennial College s one-of-a-kind commercial bakeshop as well as an on-campus cafe, restaurant and event centre. In these real world environments, you hone your skills before beginning a 14-week field placement with one of the College s industry partners.
You graduate with important industry certifications such as Smart Serve, Safe Food Handlers and CPR, making you job-ready.
Many graduates from this Baking and Pastry Arts Management program have secured employment within major hospitality brands in the hotel, resort and restaurant industries as well as positions within large-scale commercial baking companies.
Are you an international student? If so please note that you will not be eligible for your post-graduation work permit if you take a semester off from your learning. Always talk to our Student Advisor before planning your time with us. We want you to enjoy your entire experience and are here to help you with your learning journey.
- This Toronto Baking and Pastry Arts Management program features exclusive experiential learning opportunities in state-of-the-art baking labs, and a restaurant, cafe and event centre at Centennial College s Progress campus.
- Hands-on learning experiences prepare you for the industry.
- You learn from knowledgeable faculty members who have years of industry experience.
Qualified Baking and Pastry Arts Management graduates may be eligible to participate in pathway programs with partnering institutions. These pathway programs allow you to receive degree credit for learning obtained at Centennial College. Our partners include:
- Algoma University, Ontario
- Davenport University, USA
- Laurentian University, Ontario
- University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Ontario
- Wilfred Laurier University, Ontario
- Pastry chef
- Bakery chef
- Food entrepreneurship
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
- English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
After successfully completing the one-year Baking Pre-employment program, you may directly enter the third semester of this program and earn a diploma in one additional year.
1. Apply Online
If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy .
If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.
All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees .
2. Submit Documents
Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.
Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.
Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).
3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission
Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.
You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.
You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.
When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.
4. Pay Fees
Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed .
You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.
5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)
Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca .
Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April
Your web-registration will not open if:
You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.
Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial .
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2015.