Course of Pastry Maker

This specialised course is designed to provide students with a broad range of pastry skills and knowledge.

Students will develop a range of preparation and presentation skills synonymous with the fine tuned skills required of a fully qualified pastry chef. During the Certificate Course (level one), the students will be learning the fundamentals and basic techniques of pastry; but applying for the Diploma Course means to acquire the necessary skills and professional techniques to be qualified as pastry chefs in the pâtisserie industry.

Course of Pastry Maker - Corso di Pasticciere


  • History of Baking & Pastry Cooking
  • Introduction of Italian & International Pastry
  • Pastry Equipments & Tools
  • Introduction to Baking Techniques
  • Basic of Pastry
  • Pastry Doughs
  • Food Hygiene and Safety I
  • Hospitality Management I
  • Managing Information Systems I
  • Italian Language I


  • Pastry Lab
  • Classic Italian Deserts
  • International Deserts
  • Chocolaterie
  • Nutrition Principles
  • Food Hygiene and Safety II
  • Hospitality Management II
  • Managing Information Systems II

The course of pastry is structured to give students an understanding of Italian culture and food knowledge to provide solid foundations of ingredients and technical skills that are necessary to become professionals in the pastry field. The program offers a complete overview of typical Italian products and their use in the Italian pastry field as well as a complete knowledge of the cultural background that has developed Italian pastry and baking into the art that it is today. The simplicity of Italian pastry is truly unique and cannot be paralleled by cuisines of other cultures festivities sweets, Italian life is dominated by local specialties that mark each local tradition. The aim of the program is to educate students through a technical approach to their future careers and to understand the development of contemporary pastry arts.

If you wish to enroll in a direct entry (Second Year) for our Diploma program you must also qualify to be able to enter in the level by:

  • Submitting a detailed curriculum vitae specifying any professional experience in the field of desired Diploma program (a minimum of 6 months experience is necessary) and academic transcripts
  • Submitting educational transcripts
  • Passing an entry examination upon arrival in Naples

Or sending an official undergraduate transcript reflecting courses in the field of the desired Certificate along with the grades you received in those courses.

*International students subject to pay all the fees, before applying for the  Student visa.

VISH Pastry-Making Intensive Program of 90 hours allows students to develop the fundamental skills in baking and pastry making. To earn a VISH Certificate of Attendance in Pastry Making means to gain the opportunity to learn the theory and techniques from professional bakers and pastry chefs. The student will be acquiring advanced knowledge in bakery, pastry and some aspects of the culinary arts like using the various kitchen equipment, the essentials of kitchen management, trends and terminology, safety regulations, weights and measures, laminated dough and the art of creating custards, icings, meringue and other components related to Pastry.

Course of Pastry Maker – Short Program   

  • Basics of Pastry
  • Stuffings
  • Breakfast Sweets
  • Classic Tea Biscuits
  • Traditional Desserts
  • Cakes: from Tradition to Evolution
  • Frozen Desserts – Mousse – Bavarians
  • Modern Catering Dessert Course
  • Decoration Techniques
  • Final Exam

In order to give College Applicants the greatest opportunity for success, their suitability for admission to a program will be assessed and considered based on a range of factors including their academic history and credentials. Each VISH program has academic, language, and status requirements that applicants must satisfy in order to be admitted to that program.

Specific admission requirements may vary from program to program. The application process ensures we find not only the best students, but also the most diverse group who fit hand-in-glove with our “Think in the Next Credo”. We make sure that you and your classmates will excel while supporting each other in reaching beyond conventional thinking and becoming the industry-shaping leaders of tomorrow.


Admission requirements for Certificate Courses are the following:

  • Application form
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Demonstration of English fluency (applicants who do not have the required English level will be advised to join the English Foundation Program)
  • Passport copy