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Idea Store Learning has developed a broad range of courses aimed at helping you learn new cookery skills. Whether you want to learn to cook healthily, vegetarian, vegan, continental or exotic dishes, bake nice breads and cakes we have a course for you in which you will enjoy learning to be creative in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. You will be taught by highly skilled cookery tutors and supported by a range of excellent resources.

How to Enrol
You can enrol online or you can call our Enrolment Hotline on 020 7364 5665. Lines are open 10am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
Please note we cannot facilitate telephone enrolments for concessionary fees, as we need to provide proof of concession.
How to Enrol Online
To enrol online, first find your course using our Course Search Please scroll down the Browse by Category box and tick Cookery. Once you've found your course click on the ‘Enrol’ button. This will take you to our enrolment system. There you will register to create an account. If you are paying a concession you must provide your evidence, by uploading it to the system. If you enrol on a course that is fully booked you will be automatically added to the waiting list.

A taste of some of the courses on offer:

  • French Patisseries – Beginners
  • Vegetarian Cookery- Beginners
  • Italian Cookery - Beginners
  • Bangladeshi and Indian Specialities – Beginners

For learners with some existing knowledge and skills there are courses for you too.  Progress by joining one of our more all levels* improvers or advanced courses:

  • French Patisseries – All Levels
  • Vegan Cookery- All Levels
  • Italian Cookery – All Levels
  • Thai Cookery – All Levels
  • Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety

*All Levels courses are a mix of learners of all levels including advanced learners who may be working on individual projects or developing more advanced skills and techniques.  You will be taught by highly skilled cookery practitioners and supported by a range of excellent resources.