• Application Deadline
  • 2 months


The intensity of the French Chocolate and Confectionery Arts program from Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Patisserie requires that each candidate has a genuine interest and motivation for the chocolate and confectionery environment.

Mastering the basic chocolate-making and confectionery techniques. Structured around 8 specific modules, the course will allow the student to acquire essential chocolate-making, confectionery, and chocolate-base pastries techniques, from receiving product deliveries to implementing simple recipes and pieces. 

The student will also check the packaging before sale. For a personalized and unique approach, 80 percent of skills acquisition is achieved through practical learning in small group workshops.

During your stay, the following are sample topic that may be reviewed (These topics are subject to change from one session to another):

  • Chocolate :  Crystallizing, molding, shaping, sticking, enrobing…
  • Confectionery :  Making pralines, soft and hard caramel, jelly candies, nougat, pâtes de fruits…
  • Chocolate-Based Pastries :  Choux pastry, génoise, meringue, Chantilly, ganaches…
  • Simple chocolate and sugar pieces :  Tempering, molding and pouring couverture chocolate, assembling decoration, cooking and coloring sugar…
  • Buffet-cocktail reception :  Sweet buffet, buffet presentation…

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    May 18, 2020 to July 10, 2020

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 2 months
    • Duration description

      2 month training +1-month optional internship in a French establishment (additional administrative processing fee)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Chocolate
  • Confectionery
  • Chocolate-based pastries
  • Artistic chocolate and sugar pieces
  • Buffet preparation and final exam


  • Serious enthusiasts
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Career-switchers
  • Pastry, culinary or hospitality  students and professionals  willing to specialize in  chocolate art

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • 18 years old minimum
  • Upon application approval

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8100 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8100 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8100 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8100 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

The tuition doesn't include the internship fees.

Living costs for Yssingeaux

  • 640 - 950 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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