Is the CAP Pâtissier for me?

Delivered by the French National Education body and ENSP, our intensive CAP Pâtissier is designed for all the persons willing to acquire or review the different areas of French pastry fundamentals.

This hands-on training allows to rapidly reach a professional qualification and skills, without for example taking the traditional 2-year CAP training.

Two possible paths

According to your profile and background, two different training programs are possible. Indeed the duration of the program varies between 1 034 hours (6 months) to 1 164 hours (9 months) for the persons who do not have a diploma of minimum level V (please refer to admission requirements).


The 1 034 hours program last 8 months and includes 6 months of intensive training and 2 internships of 4 weeks each.

While the 1 164 hours program last 9 months and includes 6 months of intensive training, 130 hours of standard modules as well as 2 internships of 4 weeks each.

The program includes the following modules : Intensive hands-on laboratory training, Applied theory, Pastry technology, Applied production sciences, Entreprise knowledge, Communication, Environmental Health and Safety at Work, Applied arts, Standard modules (1 164 hours within the program), Internship

Practical information


  • For the 1 034 hours program :

From February 11, 2019 to September 13, 2019
From July 22, 2019 to March 13, 2019
From September 23, 2019 to May 15, 2020

  • For the 1 164 hours program :

From June 24, 2019 to March 13, 2020


  • € 12,400 net for the 1 034 hours program
  • € 15,240 net for the 1 164 hours program


Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie
125 Allée du Château de Montbarnier
43200 Yssingeaux, France


Various financing solutions exist. For more information, we invite you to contact our Recruitment & Admissions Department at + 33(0)4 71 65 79 61 or


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To enroll for the CAP Pâtissier, please download the general sales conditions and the enrollment form of the selected session:

February, June, July and September 2019


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