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Baking & Pastry Training in Clovis, CA

IOT FAST FACTS

  • Recognized as an American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Quality Program
  • Uniforms and a pastry toolkit are included in the cost of the program
  • Local externships in the kitchens of restaurants, hotels, institutions, and/or clubs
*Source: BLS.gov
**http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov

Have you been searching for pastry classes in California? Institute of Technology’s Baking and Pastry Specialist program in Clovis can get you started on the path to a career as a professional pastry chef!

A community of learning

IOT’s baking and pastry training in California is your real-world training ground for shaping your artistry through exploration of technique and presentation. Many IOT instructors have 20+ years of industry experience.

A supportive network of peers also enhances your learning experience to prepare you to take your place in a variety of roles in this rewarding field.

Training that transfers to your career

Your baking and pastry classroom is an immersion experience in IOT’s full-service kitchen. This professional kitchen is equipped with ovens, broilers, walk-in freezer, demonstration tables, and baking ovens to provide culinary students with a learning environment similar to those found in restaurants.

In addition to a chef’s uniform, culinary students will be provided with a baking tool set.

What can I do?

You can become a pastry chef in a variety of work settings or pursue entry-level roles in this field, including the following:

  • Bakery chef
  • Dessert specialist
  • Catering specialist
  • Institutional and cafeteria baker
  • Gourmet specialty baker

Hours of Instruction/Program Length

This program is 890 hours and 47.5 quarter credit hours. Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 40 weeks. An Independent Study component is included. See your admissions representative for available class times.

Get Started

If you’re looking for a pastry school that serves the Fresno, Clovis, Kerman and Madera areas, contact IOT today to request information about our accelerated programs.

Program Performance

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 63%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 76%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2014 and February 28, 2015 are included in this calculation. 1.7% of the graduates, (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Graduation Rate: 36%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

Occupational Outcomes: Baker, Chef, Head Cook (SOC Codes 35-1011, 51-3011)

Median Federal Loan Amount: $9,400.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $696.24
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00
Tuition and Fees: $18,025.00 (books and supplies included)
Credit Hours: 47.5 quarter credit hours

Campus Performance

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 63%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 72%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2014 and February 28, 2015 are included in this calculation. 2.5% of the graduates, (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.