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Introduction to Sponges and Cakes

Subject Area

Hospitality & Catering

Student Type


Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type


What is the course about?

If you are a big fan of Bake Off and are fascinated by all things cake, this fun introductory course is perfect for you!
The course will help you take your first step towards creating a variety of delicious cakes and sponges.

Why should I choose the course?

This course is taught by industry specialists, covering the real, up-to-date skills and techniques used in pastry and confectionery.

What will I learn?

Throughout this course you will learn more about the bakery and cake production aspect of the catering and hospitality sector. You will develop your knowledge and be introduced to a range of new skills and techniques. You will also learn about the requirements for progression into the bakery industry or on to another of our accredited or non-accredited courses.

The dishes you will produce include, but are not limited to:

  • Genoise sponge
  • Victoria sponge
  • Roulade sponge

What will the course lead on to?

A wide range of accredited and non-accredited courses are available. Please contact learner Services on 01925 494400 to find out more information.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Here at Warrington & Vale Royal College we have a team of dedicated, experienced staff who can share their extensive knowledge and skills with you. Learning in a friendly and inclusive environment, you will be fully supported to achieve your goals.

What are the entry requirements?

Previous basic knowledge and bakery skills will help you on this course but are not essential.

Willingness to learn and a keen interest in the cakes and baking world would be an advantage.

What are my funding options?

If you are in receipt of a benefit or have a low income you may be eligible for a reduction in fees. For further information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

All materials used are included in the course fees.

Careers Information

Course options


4 Weeks
Class Times
18:00 - 20:30
Warrington Campus
Adult Fee
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable
Fees Information
You may receive a discount* if in receipt of an eligible benefit or your income is below £21,305 . *Ts&Cs apply.

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