Pastry/tarts (3 hours class)


Next Available: Tue, 18 Jan 10:00AM (AWST)
4 hours
Over 50 people have attended this class



This is a short class,  very informative and technical , perfect for beginners.

What you will learn in this course:

How to properly fold a puff pastry, How to make the best shortcrust and how to mix a sweet crust that roll out evenly without cracking.

In this course, students will discover the endless ways to easily transform pastry into a lot of different cakes and desserts.

Like all our classes, this is a hands-on class, where students will individually make their own product.

Element performance criteria:

  1. The student will hand make all the pastries
  2. The puff pastry will be layered with butter.
  3. The pastry will be moulded and shaped.
  4. Large shortcrust pie base for quiche or meat pie/apple pie
  5. shortcrust will be rolled out and shaped in a small tart and individual cake bases.
  6. Puff pastry will roll out and shaped into palmiers and pastry cases.
  7. All will be baked in the evening.

Students will take their finished products home with them.

Recipe book and apron will be provided at the beginning of the course, for the student to keep.

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What you will learn

  • Student will make by hand. Puff pastry, short crust and sweet pastry.
  • Those pastries will be shaped and baked.(Palmiers, puff pastry cases (vol au vent), tart base.
  • You will learn all the bases to make the perfect pastry. No more guesses .

What you will get

  • Students will take their finished products home with them.
  • Recipe book and apron will be provided at the beginning of the course, for student to keep.
Parking Info

Free parking at the front of the school.

What to bring

  • Your interest to learn!

What to wear


Appropriate for

Prerequisites: No prerequisite for this course – open to public and trade.

Sweet Artist Academy

518 Reviews

Welcome to your school.

All our classes are designed for beginners. You will feel at ease in any of the classes with other students of the same baking level as yours.

For all our training courses we use ingredients that will be easy for you to get from your shopping place.

The courses are designed to be delivered in an intensive few hours block. You do not need to book for a series,
The training you will receive is of a very high standard – equal to European standards (without the cost of flying there!) and you will have the opportunity to learn all about Pastry using the latest equipment and techniques direct from Europe. All the courses are designed for trade and public. Most courses do not require any prerequisite – the only requirement is that you are a food fanatic. Also, all the tools are provided, so you won’t need to buy any tools that you may not use again.

To achieve these high standards whilst catering for individual learning, class sizes will range from 1 student up to a maximum of 7 students, depending on the course.

Courses can be developed and tailored to suit your needs for both individuals and small groups. Instruction, training and/or demonstrations can be done at our premises or we can come to you if you have a sufficient number of students and adequate facilities.

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5.0 (17 reviews)
26 October 2021Pastry/tarts (3 hours class)
I attended the pastry/tarts course. A very good and informative course. And of course “hands on” Patrick (the pastry chef) was great. He was very patient and answered my many questions. He also gave us many tips on various things related to the course. I would not hesitate to highly recommend this course. Fran
22 January 2021Pastry/tarts (3 hours class)
I have really enjoyed chef Patrick's lessons and I'm coming back soon.
20 January 2021Pastry/tarts (3 hours class)
Another action-packed class learning to make three types of pastry and three sorts of biscuits. Patrick is a goldmine of clever tips and is quick to assist you if you look a bit lost. We made some great recipes and they turned out well.
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Refund Policy

We understand that last minutes problem do happen or you may have slept in   Don't worry, just send us an email for rebooking, We don't need to know the reason. We want you to attend our class. (you can rebook but we won't refund the class).

We reserve the right to cancel a class if the minimum attendance number is not reached. (Your fee will be refunded or rescheduled, you will get the choice.

Vouchers can be passed on to another person, but cannot be refunded

Once booked, the class will not be refunded, but you will get a credit note.

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Terms & Conditions

Important Health and Safety Information

  • For safety reasons, you will need to be 16 years or older to attend our courses. 
  • Our courses are NOT SUITABLE if you are allergic to NUTS or other food ingredients.
  • For health and safety reasons, enclosed shoes must be worn during training. Long hair must be tied back, and avoid wearing loose bracelets or bangles, keep your rings at home.
  • Casual and light clothes are suitable. As you will stand up for a period of time, snickers or shoes with thick sole are recommended.

You will get a recipe folder and an apron for you to take home. Video recording and photos are permitted but do not include other students in your shots without asking them first.


  • For a full day course, you will have a 30 minutes lunch break.
    For a short class, 3 to 4 hours, we won't have time for a lunch break, but the will have a coffee break.
  • A dining room is provided for your breaks. Hot and cold drinks, cookies and breakfast bars will be available free of charge. 
  • We have ample free parking space in front of our premises. We are located just a 10 min walk from Joondalup train station, in the business park opposite the shopping centre. We encourage you to use public transport, we have a free pick up and drop off at the Joondalup train station, organise it in advance.
  • I sometimes take photos of the classes for my FB page, please let me know if you don't want to be included in the photos. 
  • Vouchers can be passed on to another person, but cannot be refunded.

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