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Suitable for Adult (19+)
Level 1
Mode of study Part Time Evening
Duration 4 weeks
Subject area Catering & Hospitality
  • 08 Nov 2021
  • East Ham Campus
  • 05 Sep 2022
  • East Ham Campus

This course is ideal for those looking to enhance their cakes making abilities. This course aims to equip you with the skills to bake and decorate a range of cakes through our hands-on programme.

Course description

You will explore different methods of cake making, looking at butter cakes, oil based cakes and quick cakes and then preparing and adding the toppings to your freshly baked cakes such as:

  • Victoria sponge cake
  • Lemon cake
  • Honey & spice cupcakes
  • Carrot cake
  • Rich chocolate fudge cake

Additional information

Entry requirements

You will need to attend an interview and be passionate about learning a new skill.

You will also need to purchase an apron.


On successful completion of this course, you will be able to go on to one our other evening courses such as bread making, pastry making or progress onto one of our full time catering courses.

Fees and funding

The course fee is £37.

If you are aged 19+, how much you pay for your course and any additional costs will depend on a number of factors. Learn more about course fees and finances.

We have a range of financial support options available to help you while you’re studying. Find out what support you may be eligible for.

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