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Advanced Chocolate and Confectionery Artistry NEW

Credential: Ontario Graduate Certificate Program Code: AC511 Length: 2 semesters

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • A bachelor's degree, advanced diploma or diploma in baking and pastry arts management, culinary management or apprentice cook program. 

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber's English Language Proficiency Policy.

Mature Applicants

Diplomas and Certificates

An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

Degrees

An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

College Transfer Applicants

Diplomas and Certificates

An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

Degrees

An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

University Transfer Applicants

Diplomas and Certificates

An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

Degrees

An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
September 2018NorthOpenOpen

The 2018-2019 fee for 2 semesters is:

  • domestic: $7,945.56
  • international: $16,051.00

Fees are subject to change.

Fees by Semester 

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Program Contact(s)

Frances Hall, Program Support Officer
416-675-6622 ext. 5526
Frances.Hall@humber.ca

Admissions

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067
international@humber.ca

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Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

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International Students

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

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Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$3,972.78$7,815.50
Tuition$3,513.00$7,355.72
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$3,972.78$7,815.50
Tuition$3,513.00$7,355.72
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

  • Sugar work

Design and produce artisanal chocolates, confections and more

Our Program

The Advanced Chocolate and Confectionery Artistry graduate certificate program offers you an opportunity to develop high-level skills in pastry arts. Using advanced techniques and sophisticated equipment, you will design and produce artisanal chocolates and confections, international desserts, frozen preparations, and multi-tiered special occasion cakes in Humber's state-of-the-art Bake Labs. You will research current trends and emerging technologies in chocolate and confectionery with a focus on sustainability and environmental stewardship. Studies in entrepreneurship, and recipe and product development will culminate in the launch of a branded product.

This program is offered in a flexible learning environment allowing students to learn online, in-class or in a hybrid format. Practical classes take place in the evening to accommodate working professionals.

Courses

The Humber Experience

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confectionary 4

confectionary 1

confectionary 6

confectionary 2

confectionary 5

The Humber Advantage

State-of-the-Art Labs

The new bake labs are fully accessible and AODA compliant. Students have access to:

  • a new 36 tray, dual mode, hybrid oven for real world experience in volume baking
  • specialty enhanced tools and equipment 
  • 2 stage Chocolate Enrobing machines
  • 100 qt dough mixer
  • blast freezers
  • televised chef's demos

Take a 360 Degree Tour of the Baking Lab

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Meet the Faculty

Kenneth KuKenneth Ku

Chef Kenneth Ku’s accomplishments as a pastry chef are as numerous as they are impressive. He brings with him over a decade of international experience in Hotels, Michelin Star Restaurants and Catering Establishments.

Sergio ShidomiSergio Shidomi

Sergio Shidomi completed his apprenticeship at The Vintage Inns group located in Niagara-on-the-Lake from 2003-2006. From 2016 - 2017 he worked at Patisserie 46 in Minneapolis as the Head Chocolatier. P46 is one of the best pastry shops in the US and is part of the Relais Desserts Group.

Gamini HemalalGamini Hemalal

A renowned culinary Professor, competitor and innovator, Chef Gamini has garnered many accolades and awards throughout the years. He is the Creator, Founder and CEO  of Golden Chefs, ICE GUYS, CakeGuys.

Your Career

Graduates may find employment opportunities in large-scale bakeries, hotels and resorts, bakery manufacturers, small-scale chocolate shops, and candy makers. Graduates may also choose to launch their own business or develop confectionary products for market. This program prepares students for work experiences both at home and abroad, with advanced knowledge of sustainability and ethical sourcing.

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained in this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.