Afternoon tea - virtual (07RW04CL/20)

Online Course

Course details

Applicable fees
Total £10.00
Tuition Fees£10.00
Concessions are available for this course
Join this virtual session to learn how to make your very own delicious afternoon tea – including two different types of flavoured scones, delicious St Clements drizzle cakes, decadent cherry shortbread and even fancy sandwiches.

Our tutor will take you through the process for each different dish, including how to balance the timings so everything is ready at just the right time. And of course you’ll cook along through the session so you and your family will be able to enjoy the results straight after.

Why not sign up with family or friends from another household, then after the session is finished you can set up your own virtual meeting and enjoy a lovely afternoon tea together?

What do I need to join the course?

Remember! You will need to spend some time before the session ensuring that you have the correct ingredients and equipment.

You will need any some basic cookery skills to join this course.

As the course is being delivered virtually through Microsoft Teams you will need to ensure that you are able to connect to the internet, have a web browser (e.g. Google chrome, Microsoft Edge) and are able to follow the links to take part in the virtual activities. This will include having some basic computer skills, including being able to use a keyboard and mouse.

What do I need to provide for the first session?

Once you have applied for the course we will send you a shopping list for ingredients and recipe cards to follow during the session

This course is delivered via virtual learning on Microsoft Teams. You will not need to attend any classroom delivery but you will need to commit to attending the virtual sessions at the specified dates and times. In order to participate in the virtual sessions you will need access to the following:

  • Computer/Laptop/Tablet
  • Headset/earphones if required, including a microphone (unless you are able to work in an area where you will not be disturbed/disturb others
  • A reliable internet connection
  • An email address to access the virtual classroom
  • A means of using video conferencing e.g. integrated webcam, webcam, tablet with camera
  • Teams app downloaded (free download is available)
  • You may find it useful to have a notebook and pen to make notes and you may be asked to submit work back to your tutor, therefore the ability to produce a text or word document that you can upload or email to your tutor will be beneficial.

If you are unsure about how to join a virtual learning session please contact us as soon as possible, but at the latest 2 working days prior to your course starting.  We will then arrange for one of our Personal Advisors to contact you and talk you through how to access the sessions.

You may also want to attend our Preparing for virtual learning short session, this will help you to get started and feel confident in participating with any future virtual learning courses. For more details on this please search on the course booking system or telephone us on 01482 887670 or email

How will I be taught?

During this virtual session you will watch demonstrations and work alongside the tutor to practise the skills and techniques of preparing and making these tea time treats.

What will I learn?

On this virtual course our tutor will guide you through the processes of preparing these recipes, giving you the confidence and skills needed to make them again. You will pick up some useful tips and tricks on how to present your dishes in the best way and also learn about the nutritional and cost benefits of home cooking

What could I do next?

Your tutor will discuss our range of short part time courses with you as well as the available options for online courses in other subjects.

Can we help you to learn?

You can find more information on the Financial help and additional support page or you can contact us to talk about this and any other support we can provide.