Just Desserts

Learn to produce delicious desserts and patisserie.

Overview

Why take this course?

Just Desserts is a course completely devoted to the art of creating beautiful and delicious desserts and patisserie. The course focuses on the preparation of eight different desserts including strawberry and pink champagne cake and lemon meringue pie. It will also teach you about working with pastry, sugar and/or chocolate work and the use of seasonal ingredients.

What you will experience

You will build confidence in using the different techniques involved in the making of homemade desserts, and a varied selection of continental and American desserts will be covered. You will also focus on:

  • Knife handling techniques
  • Precision dessert preparation techniques using all prepared ingredients
  • The creation of up to eight different gourmet desserts
  • The use of natural flavours and ingredients
  • Dish presentation techniques
students decorating cakes

Key facts

Mode of study
Part-time
Where you can study
Subject area

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

What you will need

Students should wear appropriate clothing for working in a kitchen/bakery environment (flat shoes, no jewellery and long hair tied back) and should bring their own apron each week. Students may also be asked to provide some equipment, but this will be advised by the tutor.

What you need to know

Anything else?

Please note, this course is not eligible for fee waiver.

Next steps

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Availability

Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.

We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.

Aberdeen City Campus

Starts Duration Day(s) Time Fees Code
25 January 2018 8 Weeks Thursday 6:30pm - 9:00pm £150.00
YENJD
-E172A
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Online bookings

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Paper bookings

If you would prefer to submit a paper booking form, please return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
FREEPOST RTJJ-TXBA-AEZS
Aberdeen City Campus
Gallowgate
Aberdeen
Scotland
UK AB25 1BN

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330
Email: enquiry@nescol.ac.uk

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