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Baking & Pastry Arts

The Vancouver School Board partners with Vancouver Community College to offer the ITA Youth TRAIN in Trades Baking and Pastry Arts program. 

Program Details

This program is taught  at  Vancouver Community College (Pender Campus) and runs from August to the end of January.

Classes are held Monday to Thursday from 1:00 pm to 7:15 pm. Friday is intended for work experience and/or academic classes.

The School District covers the cost of tuition. However, students are responsible for purchasing their own books, materials and U-Pass.

Course Contents

Students will learn basic baking preparation skills and take courses such as: Quick Breads, Various Pies, French Pastries, Cake Baking and Decorating, and Bakery Merchandising.


         * Applications received after this date will be accepted 

Contact for further details

Allison Newton

Learn More

Discover more about this trade on the ITA Find My Trade Baker overview.

Student Success Stories

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