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Course Duration

7 hours

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central ITE College West

Course Certification

SkillsFuture Certificate of Competency (CoC)

This course provides instruction and hands-on experience in the art and science of making sourdough bread and equip learners to the necessary skills for relevant job roles in the bakeries, pastry shops, cafes and restaurants.
Fee for this course can be paid using SkillsFuture Credits. 

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What you'll learn

  • Understand the history of sourdough bread and its health benefits including nutritional advantages, improved digestion and increased nutrient availability.
  • Understand the science behind sourdough bread fermentation - role of wild yeast and lactobacilli in the starter.
  • Identify the classifications and ingredients used for sour starter and sourdough bread
  • Learn the step-by-step process of creating and maintaining a sourdough starter.
  • Describe the importance of combining the ingredients well to achieve the required starter and dough texture or consistency
  • Outline the difference stage in bread processing
  • Make and process bread dough

Entry Requirements

This is an introductory course for learners who are new to the subject.  No prior knowledge is required.

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