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

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Face-to-face training – from August we have resumed our one- and two-day training courses on site. We’ll be doing so while observing social distancing and safety measures. View programme. From October we expect to be able to deliver all of our full schedule of courses.

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Biscuit – practical skills

This course can be run as a tailored option for those who have a number of staff who would benefit from the training or if you would like to register your own interest to attend this course on the next available date please complete the enquiry form

Benefits of attending

The Practical biscuit skills course will provide delegates with an understanding of how different biscuit dough 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 short dough, semi sweet, crackers, wafers.

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

Training Course content

  • Different regimes of mixing will be covered from high speed, planetary mixing and piping, and different formats of product. 

  • Fault diagnosis in biscuit products.


Course aims

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

Learning outcomes

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

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

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Related training

Biscuit science and technology

Further information

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