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What career opportunities can this lead to?

Students will be able to progress onto further cookery or cake decorating courses such as:
Baking & Decorating Cupcakes
Cake Artistry (All levels)
Introduction to Sugarcraft.

What are the entry requirements?

This course is suitable for students who have completed the ''Cake Baking Skills for Beginners'' course or are confident with baking methods, are able to follow recipes, and wish to learn some new techniques and recipes.

What does this programme involve?

By the end of the course you will:

* Have baked a variety of cakes, using different methods (e.g. Swiss roll/roulade using whisked sponge method).
* Know and understand the use of tools and equipment used in baking.
* Have the confidence to try more complicated and involved recipes.

Topics that will be covered include:

* Health, hygiene and safety.
* Various cake recipes, using different methods.
* Understanding more about what can make cakes fail and how to avoid this happening.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

This course is essentially a practical class with hands on learning. There will be some group and individual instruction, and demonstrations. Students will have the opportunity to bake and take home their own cakes, choosing from recipes supplied each week.

With support from the tutor, you will learn how to evaluate your work and recognise areas for improvement.

What else do I need to know?

Please bring a notebook and pen, and an apron.

Students will need to buy their own equipment and ingredients as necessary on a weekly basis. Costs will vary depending on topic undertaken.

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*
L41C Wildern School 23/4/2018 Mon 19:00 – 21:00 4 £64.00 £64.00 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.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

Course Notice

Unfortunately this course is now full. Please select another date, if available, or click here to submit an enquiry. By doing so our admissions team can contact you if a place becomes available.