The holder of an EPAS certificate of this specialty:

1. Understands and communicates with ease, using the terminology of the bakery and kitchen in Greek and French.
2. Recognizes many different types of raw materials -and the possible deterioration thereof - with the purpose of optimizing their use in the manufacture of confectionery and bakery.
3. Describes the basic principles of business administration, including concepts such as leadership, decision making, communication, etc.
1. Prepares, displays and garnishes: Confectionary (of any type), Bakery products, Savoury preparations, Ice-creams, in a way that adds to them, using appropriate tools and edible materials.
2. Combines the flavours, respecting quality standards and taking into account the trends of the season.
3. Creates new recipes for sweets.
4. Safely uses the equipment (utensils, tools) of a confectionary.
5. Participates in the preparation and organization (technical, financial, etc.) of a confectionary.
6. Manages the stocks of the confectionery using special software for warehouse management.
7. Draws up cost control reports on the preparations of the confectionary.
1. Implements and maintains the various quality assurance systems (HACCP, ISO) that apply to catering operations.
2. Implements and complies with the rules of hygiene (personal and food) and safety.
3. Applies the standards set by Greek legislation for the operation of confectioneries.

Relation To Employment

License to provide services, in accordance with the provisions of each specialty.


Access to EPAS is given to graduates of 1st grade of General Upper Secondary School (Lykeio) or Vocational Upper Secondary School (EPAL).
The holders of Ptychio EPAS have access to:
- the 2nd grade of General Upper Secondary School (Lykeio) or
- the 2nd grade of Vocational Upper Secondary School (EPAL), in a non-related specialty to the obtained EPAS qualification.
- the 3rd grade of Vocational Upper Secondary School (EPAL), in a specialty related to the obtained EPAS qualification.

Ways To Aquire

Formal education system