Baking Fundamentals

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Course duration approximately 2.5 hours

This course is designed to teach users the Fundamentals of Baking.

It is not designed to replace a formal education or previously gained experience. It
should add to your existing knowledge in order to help secure a job or increase your
general understanding of this subject. Completion of the videos and quizzes and the
issuance of a certificate will demonstrate to your current or potential employer that you
understand the Fundamentals of Baking.

The course consists of viewing short videos followed by a short quiz on the following

  1. Understanding baking ingredients
  2. Essential baking equipment
  3. Baking terminology
  4. How to measure for baking
  5. The function of sugar in baking
  6. The function of flour in baking
  7. What is gluten
  8. All about leavening
  9. The function of eggs in baking
  10. The function of fat in baking
  11. Temperature guidelines for baking

Upon completion, a certificate and summary of the topics covered will be issued in your

You can log in and re-take the course at any time in case a refresher is needed for any
reason such as an upcoming job interview or promotion.

Course instructions

You should view each video twice before attempting the quiz. You can only move on to
the next video upon successful completion of the accompanying quiz. The pass mark is
100% – don’t worry, questions are designed to ensure you understood the video
content, we are not trying to catch you out! In case you do not pass the quiz the first
time, you can re-watch the video and take the quiz again. Once its passed, you can
move on to the next module.

While watching each video, pay close attention and concentrate on the content. Do not
let any distractions reduce your concentration level. Quiz questions will be relatively
easy to answer if you have paid complete attention but difficult if you have not.
You can complete this course in sections by logging out when you need a break. You
can continue where you left off by logging in again. There is no time limit for

Once completed a copy of the certificate will automatically be sent to the email address
you used to register. Alternatively, you can download a copy immediately at the end of
the course.

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