Overview

This WorldSkills UK competition showcases the values, behaviours and attitudes required to work in Confectionery and Pastry. This includes carrying out a range of tasks which reflect both modern and traditional patisserie.

The skills you need to demonstrate

  • Creativity

  • Time Management

  • Communication skills

  • Understanding of Hygiene

  • Attention to detail

  • Artistic

  • Classical and contemporary hot, cold and iced desserts

  • Math Skills (cost production)

Entry criteria

  • This is an individual competition.
  • There is no limit to the number of competitors permitted to enter this competition per organisation.
  • Competitors must be familiar with the core competencies (these can be found in the Tools section below) and be training or working as patisseries/confectioners. You must be studying towards a Level 3 qualification have achieved a Level 3 qualification in the last 12 months.

How it works

Our competitions are open to all so please register before 14 May

The first stage of competition is a remote or online test (where applicable)

Competitors take part in competitions at their local college, training provider centre or work place, or, take part in an online competition

Scores are quality assured and Finalists are announced

Competitors prepare and practise in readiness for the National Finals

The Finalists come together to compete in the National Finals

Those who are age eligible and have achieved the benchmark score will be invited to opt into Squad UK during the WorldSkills Lyon 2024 cycle

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Register your interest

  • Registration for our competitions 2021 will open on 19 April 2021. Register your interest today and we'll remind you when we open.
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