Bake for Profit




The course is designed so that both baking and business skills learnt in theory are put into practice in real life situations. With the high unemployment rate in South Africa, the Bake-for-Profit project is meeting one of the deepest needs in communities throughout the country: the right to earn a living.

Course Outline

  • Basic Baking Business Skills – recipe costing, financial management, presentation of a basic business plan, identifying business opportunities, stock control
  • Safety and Hygiene
  • Measuring Techniques
  • Cooking and Mixing Methods
  • Baking with Yeast
  • Quick flour mixtures

Learners produce the following products:
Biscuits, muffins, koeksisters, chocolate cake, scones, banana bread, fried pies, vetkoek and bread

Offered: Khayelistsha  
Instructor: Yolanda Hendricks 
Entry Requirements:
Basic literacy and basic numeracy
Course Duration: 9 weeks, twice a week for 8 hours
Times: 08h30-16h30 Monday-Thursday
08h30-15h30 Friday
Cost to student:

Khayelitsha R300 (includes a R100 registration fee)

Cost to Learn to Earn:

R8 200 to train one student
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2018 Bake for Profit course cost