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What career opportunities can this lead to?

Students may wish to attend other confectionery or cookery courses offered by the college- please browse the website.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements necessary for this course; this course is suitable for anyone who would like to make edible Easter treats and gifts.

What does this programme involve?

By attending this course you will learn how to make perfect, professional patisseries and viennoiseries for spring time.

The day will give an introduction to Easter baking. Recipes for the day may include:-

- Hot cross bun loaf/buns
- Cranberry and almond Easter crown with spiced glaze
- Easter lemon infused shortcake butter biscuits with run out icing or dipped in chocolate
- Classic Simnel rum slices with marzipan tags

Following tutor demonstrations, you will have the opportunity to bake a selection of your choice.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

The course is essentially a practical class with hands on learning. There will be some group and individual instruction, including demonstrations.

What else do I need to know?

You will require an apron, some items of equipment and ingredients. A full list of required items will be sent out a week before your class.

Students will be responsible for the purchase of materials relevant to the course. Ingredients need to be purchased by students in advance of the lesson from the list provided.

Dates for the diary

Our part-time open event is held every June. For specific dates and times please see the events section of our website or telephone 023 8091 1270.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form through our Adult and Community Learning team by telephone 023 8091 1270 or via email at

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Adult and Community Learning team.

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Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C49Y Eastleigh College 28/3/2020 Sat 09:30 – 13:30 1 £44.00 £44.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270.

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