Baking and Pastry Arts Management

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Baking and Pastry Arts is a highly sought-after program. Please note: classes may be held Monday to Friday during the day, Friday evenings and Saturday mornings.

Program description - January 2026

Is baking your passion?

It is ours too. Let us guide your passion into a successful career.

Our two-year baking and pastry arts management program is designed with you in mind. It includes the perfect mix from basic to advanced patisserie training and the management skills you need to operate a successful business.

If you want to be a baker or a pastry chef, then you have come to the right place. Your instructors will inspire you to showcase your creativity, while creating a classroom environment that is both enjoyable and rewarding.

You will spend extensive time in our state-of-the-art baking labs developing and expanding on the core skills of the industry. These include - artisan breads and breakfast pastries; specialty cakes and decoration; chocolates and confections; plated desserts; classic and modern tarts, entremets and petits fours; laminated doughs and viennoiseries; ice cream and sorbets; artisan sugar confections.

Let us be the stepping-stone in a career that you love!


Baking and Pastry Arts programs are very sought-after programs. Classes may be held Monday to Sunday 7am to 11pm.

Program details

Code: 1484
Start: January 2026
Campus: Waterloo
Delivery: Hybrid
Length: 2 years
Credential: Ontario College Diploma

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Tuition & fees

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This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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