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We continue to offer a range of training options so that you can continue to learn and develop.

Online courses – We are delivering tutor-led training courses online. Find out more.

Face-to-face training – We will be resuming delivery of courses on site from March 2021. We’ll be doing so while observing social distancing and safety measures. View programme.

Book with confidence – We will not charge transfer fees if you need to move your booking to another course date or alternative course/event due to Covid-19.

Tailored training – We also provide tailored training for your teams online or face to face.

If you have any queries, email or call +44(0)1386 842104.

Please view our training and development programmes listed below, and book with confidence.

Cake – practical skills

This course is available as a tailored option for those who have a number of staff who would benefit from the training. If you would like more information please complete the enquiry form

We also offer practical skills day in bread; biscuit; and pastry

Benefits of attending

The Practical cake skills course will provide delegates with an understanding of how batter is processed. With a heavy emphasis on practicals, the course concludes with an evaluation and discussion session at the end of the day. Delegates will be provided with course notes which will be a handy source of information when implementing the learning outcomes in their workplace.

Products covered will be tailored to suit the delegates attending, for example high/low ratio, sponge, muffins

Typical attendees - ideal for newcomers to the industry; operatives; technicians; team leaders; and shift managers.

Course content

  • Different regimes of mixing will be covered from planetary mixing, food processor and continuous aeration and different formats of product.
  • Fault diagnosis in cake products.


Course aims

To provide an understanding of the basic ingredients and processes involved in cake making. 


Learning outcomes

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:-
• Identify the problems involved with cake batter processing.
• Gain practical experience of batter production.
• Apply technical skills learnt on the course into their own working environment and job role

Related training

Cake science and technology

Further information

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