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 July 23, 2018 to March 15, 2019
From September 24, 2018 to May 17, 2019                                                                                                                                           From February 11,2019 to September 13, 2019

  • For the 1 164 hours program :

From June 25, 2018 to March 15, 2019


  • € 12,400 for the 1 034 hours program
  • € 15,240 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: FebruaryJulySeptemberJune.

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