Perfect Pastries Workshop

Learn to make a range of delicious pastries.


Why take this course?

If you find making pastry a challenge then this course is for you. You will learn the secrets of perfect pastry and once you know how to make the classics, you’ll be able to create endless sweet and savoury dishes - from melt-in-your-mouth short-crust pastry to crispy filo pastry parcels.

What you will experience

This workshop covers the basic skills and techniques required to prepare and make pastry. You will become more confident in your approaches to making pastry, and will demonstrate more sophisticated techniques. You will study the following types of pastry:

  • Short-crust pastry
  • Choux pastry
  • Puff pastry
  • Filo pastry

The course fee includes expert tuition and you will also be provided with recipes to take away, so you can practice your new culinary skills at home!

students decorating cakes

Key facts

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

What you will need

You may need to bring some basic ingredients along, but specific requirements will be made known at the course induction. You will also be required to bring an apron to class each week.

What you need to know

Additional costs

Please note, this course is not eligible for fee waiver and may not be eligible for ILA funding.

Next steps


At North East Scotland College

On successful completion of this course, you can consider progression to other cookery or baking courses at North East Scotland College.


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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
8 June 2019 1 Day Saturday 10:30 am - 4:00 pm £100.00
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Online bookings

If you would like to book your place online, please complete the relevant form by selecting the ‘Book Online’ button. This will then be passed to our Admissions team who will process your application.

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
Aberdeen City Campus

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

Telephone: 01224 612330

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website:, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.