Course overview

Baking for Beginners offers an exciting, well-rounded programme of skills. Designed to both elevate your baking prowess and give you additional skills which contemporary bakers need to flourish. As well as crafting delectable baked treats and meals, the programme is designed to ensure that you will be introduced to current Food Hygiene guidance; develop your digital skills so that you are able to make the most of the internet to access recipes or research ingredients and we’ll work on boosting your confidence with some useful communication skills.

Course description

This programme is designed to give you practical hands-on experience with the sessions arranged as follows:

Baking for Beginners – practical baking sessions 24/4/24 - 19/06/24. Baking for Beginner’s is an exciting opportunity for anyone eager to elevate their baking prowess and expand their culinary repertoire. Whether you are a novice or have some experience in the kitchen, this course is tailored to impart essential baking skills, introduce you to new recipes, and demystify the do’s and don’ts of baking. From decadent cakes to irresistible cookies and savoury pastries, participants will explore a diverse range of dishes, mastering techniques to achieve perfect results every time. Emphasizing the use of seasonal ingredients, the course encourages creativity and sustainability, empowering students to craft delectable baked treats while being mindful of their budget.

Digital Skills – 8/5/24.

An introduction to digital skills for Bakers! A chance to get digitally fit for modern life. Learn how to use digital devices to access recipes, source ingredients, or convert quantities. This session is designed for complete beginners, so don’t worry if this is all new to you. Understand how to search for information online and how to stay safe. Your tutor will guide you through the steps and show you how useful the internet can be.

Food Hygiene and Communicating Confidently – 26/6/24.

This session will introduce you to current food hygiene standards for cooking and handling food safely at home. It may inspire you to do a further, more in depth Food Hygiene course. Communicating Confidently is designed to boost your communication skills and baking vocabulary to help you to prepare for further study.

At the end of this programme, you will be able to progress to a higher level of study in any of the modules according to your interest and future goals.

Your friendly tutor who is passionate about food will guide you through this delightful journey.

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