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Next Steps in Baking

Subject Area

Hospitality & Catering

Student Type


Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type


What is the course about?

This short course is designed as a follow on from the introduction course. If you do have basic knowledge of making cakes and sponges and how to weigh out ingredients you are welcome to join this course.

You will learn how to work hygienically and safely in a professional kitchen using professional ovens to make various sponge cakes.

What will I learn?

On the course you will learn to:

  • Understand and work hygienically and safely in a professional kitchen, including using professional ovens
  • Weigh and mix ingredients to make a genoise sponge cake and gain confidence in adding different fillings
  • Develop skills for using vegetables in a cake and gain confidence in how to incorporate into recipes
  • Develop skills for making a red velvet cake
  • Use previous skills learnt, to create an Easter cake.

What will the course lead on to?

There are lots of leisure courses available in many subject areas.

If you have enjoyed this course you make also be interested in Introduction to Cake Decorating and Christmas Cake Decorating. There are other cookery courses such as Health Eating and Chocoholic.

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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What are the entry requirements?

You must be over 19, have an interest in the subject area and be willing to partake in classroom activities and discussions and to self-assess your weekly progress using an individual learning plan at the end of each session.

What are my funding options?

For information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

All the basics materials for the course are provided. We will ask you to bring some extra ingredients and some kitchen tools and equipment. The tutor will advise you after the first week on what to bring.

Careers Information

Course options


5 Weeks
Class Times
18:00 - 20:30
Warrington Campus
Adult Fee
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
If you live in Warrington or Cheshire the course is FREE.

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