Learn to Make Dog Biscuits at Home (online)

Learn to Make Dog Biscuits at Home (online)

Duration: 3 hours
Start Date: Wednesday 24 February OR Wednesday 24 March 2021
Day and time: Wednesday, 6-9pm
Course fees: FREE
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Aims

During this three-hour workshop you will create two types of nutritious dog biscuits and whilst they are baking we will learn how you can adapt the basic recipe substituting ingredients to produce many different flavours and cater for different dietary requirements. Your dog will love them!

Entry Requirements

To have an awareness of basic baking skills and techniques as well as basic IT skills, allowing you to access and use Google Classroom and attend the class online.

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Content

Homemade dog treats are very on-trend as well as being so much more cost-effective to make rather than to buy! Baking is also really good for your mental health and baking as a family is a great way of embedding maths and English practically as a home-schooling project too!

You will learn how you can bake for your dog and cater to individual dietary needs by substituting ingredients.

To complete this workshop you will need:

  • 500g plain or wholemeal flour or Dove Farm gluten free flour if your dog has allergies
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons honey or apple sauce
  • Water
  • 125g butter or vegan butter
  • 1 tablespoon of yogurt (if your dog has allergies use a substitute yogurt or an egg)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 small carrot grated finely
  • 1 tablespoon instant gravy mix (low salt if possible)

You will also need access to an oven, baking bowl, water, rolling pin, baking tray and grease proof paper to participate in this course as well as optional cookie cutters (dog bone shapes etc.) so that you can make personalised treats.

You will be supported though Google Classroom-based practical teaching as well as Google Classroom access allowing you to access your coursework at any time.

Assessment Method

This course is assessed through RARPA and is non-accredited.

RARPA stands for Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement which is the process of assessment for non-accredited learning. It is a means of validating the outcomes of programmes which do not result in qualifications. RARPA is a five stage process which measures and records learners’ progress, achievements and attendance.

You will receive guidance and support identifying and setting targets along your learning journey and can expect on-going tutor support and feedback to help you to achieve your aims.

Where can it lead?

Once you have built up your confidence and skills the world of progression opens up to you. You can progress on to further craft, art, and pottery classes through our organisation.

Learning new skills can enhance your C.V. as these give you interesting talking points, showing diverse activities and an interest in your progression.

As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential.  Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.