The course is aimed at those who would like to master the difficult art of handling chocolate. Students will need to bring the following to the course: all required ingredients, container to take food home in, pen and paper to take notes. Students may also wish to bring an apron.

This workshop will begin with making a truffle mixture, infusing it with different flavours.

Then we will be melting our chocolate to the exact temperature so that it doesn't seize and that it has a good shine to it. This will be using different temperatures for white, milk and dark chocolate. And with this melted chocolate you will be designing and creating your own chocolate bark. You will be using different ingredients, types of chocolate and techniques like feathering to create your own chocolate art work.

We will take a break, make and drink a mug of South American hot chocolate.

And then we will get messy by making the truffles and decorating them. Your chocolate bark will be set and you will be able to take your chocolate creations home to enjoy.

Learning Outcomes Different temperatures for different types of chocolate. Why chocolate seizes. Chocolate bark Flavoured chocolate truffles.

*PLEASE NOTE- The running of this course is subject to receiving sufficient enrolment numbers. Newbury College reserve the right to close, cancel or postpone a course if it has not received the minimum required enrolment number by the scheduled start date. In the case of cancellation, enrolled students are notified approximately one week before the start date.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.


There are no specific skills required for this course, although students should have an interest in cooking.


This course does not lead to a formal qualification.


Students will be informally assessed through tutor observation, group discussion, question and answer and tutor and peer feedback.

Home Study

This is a one day course, therefore no homework will be set.

Work Placement

Students do not need to be in relevant work to undertake this course.


Students can progress onto a number of other cooking classes including: Quick and Simple Meals, Cooking with Fish and Seafood, Mexican Street Food, Bread Making and many more.

Fees and Additional Costs

The price below includes an additional £5 materials fee, which covers the cost of materials used during the session. Students will be required to purchase some of their own ingredients- a detailed list will be sent out after confirmation the course is running.

97159 181901 09/02/2019 09/02/2019 10:00 to 16:00
Saturday Newbury £65.00 Apply Now

*Please note that concessions are only available on tuition and do not apply to any additional registration, examination and/or materials fees. Where we have been unable to provide information on additional costs, these fees will be discussed with you prior to enrolment. For details of fee remission for learners over 19 and 24+ loans click here. If you think you may be entitled to a concession or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us on 01635 845000 or email info@newbury-college.co.uk.

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