At ACL we offer a range of popular cookery and baking courses for all abilities.

Chefs cooking with a saucepan

Why choose these courses?

ACL offers a comprehensive range of culinary courses. Learners are discovering new and exciting skills to master vegetarian cookery, make delicious home-baked bread or perfect your pastries, we have lots of courses available for all abilities.

  • learn inspiring techniques
  • experience first class tutors and resources
  • improve your mental health and wellbeing
  • social mobility and social prescription
  • study with friends, make new friends

Enrol on a cookery or bakery course

Baking and cooking ingredients

Courses and locations

Our creative courses are offered in centres across Essex. We are continually adding to the programme throughout the academic year. At certain times of the year we run promotional offers (flash sales) – sign up to our newsletter to hear about these.

Freshly cooked Shepard's Pie

How to enrol

How we are moving towards a sustainable curriculum

Explore new ways to be environmentally friendly and sustainable whilst developing your skills with others in a range of intriguing subject areas. This includes discovering the wonderful world of traditional crafts and thrift crafts that incorporate elements of sustainability.

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