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What career opportunities can this lead to?

Learners 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. This course is suitable for anyone who would like to make chocolate festive treats and gifts.

What does this programme involve?

This workshop will focus on making festive chocolate treats either for yourself or to give as gifts.

This workshop is a basic introduction into the handling of chocolate including basic tempering. You will gain skills in using chocolate to produce a variety of small decorative items. Quality ingredients will be provided on the workshop to enable you to make:

- Festive chocolate logs
- Chocolate Florentine discs with fruits and nuts
- Peppermint after dinner thins
- White chocolate and vanilla glitter snowballs

You will be given the recipes at the end of the class for you to try at home.

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?

All ingredients and festive packaging for the workshop are provided in the course fee.

Please bring along an apron to protect your clothing.

Should you wish to add liquor to your chocolate logs, please bring along two measures of your choice of liquor such as Baileys, Cognac or Grand Marnier.

There are no additional costs expected in relation to this course.

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.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C46X Eastleigh College 14/12/2019 Sat 09:30 – 13:30 1 £65.00 £65.00 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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Course Notice

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