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Cakes and Sweet Treats

Thursday 6 June 2019
16:00 - 18:00
10 Hours / 5 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath

Course description

Max. 1 teen (7+) per adult. This is a course designed for parents, carers and grandparents with a child aged 7+ to learn on a 1 – 1 basis. It covers how to prepare a variety of desserts, cakes and biscuits. It will also cover some basic cake decorating skills. Some weeks each family will cook something different and then the prepared dishes will be shared and eaten as a group at the end of the session and some weeks you will work as a family to decorate your own cakes PLEASE NOTE: The adult whose enrolment details we have MUST be the adult who attends with the child(ren) each and every session of the course.

What you need to join the class

a) guidance needed: None. b) entry requirements: None.

What the course will cover

By the end of the session adults and children will have prepared a variety of dishes, tasted and evaluated them, recognised how to work safely in the kitchen and used a range of culinary skills.

Teaching and learning activities

Tutor demonstration, one to one, class discussions.

What you will be able to do by the end of the course (Course objectives)

Support your child in: 1. Working safely in the kitchen. 2. Preparing, discussing and evaluating a variety of dishes. 3. Discussing alternatives to sweets and crisps and their benefits. 4. Preparing and piping butter icing onto cupcakes. 5. Work with sugar paste to cover and decorate cupcakes. 6. Creating simple sugar decoration for the cupcakes.

Examination or qualification (if applicable) including costs. The course fee usually includes examination costs: registration with the exam board, certification and administration fees. If the fees are not included, the brochure will tell you this.

Not applicable to this course.

Work expected outside lesson time (e.g. homework, assignments, etc.)

Not applicable to this course.

What you need to bring to the first class

1. Apron. 2. Dishcloth. 3. Tea-towel. 4. Plastic container with a lid.

Books, materials and equipment you need for the course (including additional costs, specialist stockists, etc.) Note: your tutor may recommend additional items during the course.

Students must wear an apron, and suitable footwear, flat closed shoes to comply with the Learning Centre health and safety policy; tea towel and dish cloth.

What you can do next

Further courses in Family Learning and Neighbourhood Learning are available at The Learning and Enterprise College Bexley - check out the website (www.lecb.ac.uk), phone us on 0203 045 5176 or see our brochure (available in any of our centres). If you need to improve in English or Maths have a look at the level 1 and 2 Functional Skills and GCSE qualifications we have to offer. The college advice and guidance department offers confidential guidance sessions too so if you need further help on where to go from here, get in touch.

Additional information - General

At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor will ask you to complete a Student Learning Record (SLR) and agree your personal learning goals. All documents are a requirement of the Funding Agency. All students on courses funded by the ESFA must complete a Learning Agreement and SLR.

Venue information

5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4EZ Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath. Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422 Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking