Small batch chocolate production - Self-study online course OEC-2101 Seminar expired

Ongoing entry possible!

Flexible learning, wherever and any time you want! In this online course of the ZDS we show you in theoretical and practical units, how chocolate is made from the bean to the bar.


The course is divided into 11 modules and includes theoretical "teachers lessons” with audio Power Points,
interactive learning games and small tests to better memorize what you have learned and - to motivate you. 

Next course starts at: November, 1st, 2021

The practical units were filmed in our fully equipped chocolate pilot plant and include both - the process descriptions and an overview of the machines.

The course takes place via our learning platform - at the end of the course, the students have to past a test to obtain the certificate of participation. The course is available online from November, 2021 and accessible 4 months on our platform**.

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Your advantages:

  • Flexible learning at any place, at any time
  • Entry possible at any time*
  • Cost saving: You save on travel and hotel accommodation
  • All course materials are easily accessible
  • For any questions, the instructor is at your disposal by e-mail and on fixed dates by video chat


 Suitable for:

- Chocolatiers

- Small chocolate companies

- Chocolate industry producing premium chocolate

- Production, QA and product development


Therefore we offer the participants of our Small-Batch-Online-Course additionally the possibility to learn the practice once again in our classic classroom course.
You will receive a discount of 10% for this course if you're participant of the online course. If you’re interested in the practical course, just write us an e-mail to: seminar(at)zds-solingen(dot)deseminar(at)zds-solingen(dot)de


*Condition is the receipt of payment before the start of the course

** If you need more time to complete the course, no problem! Our seminar team will find a solution for you.


Tags used: #smallbatch,#onlinecourse


01.11.2021 – 30.12.2021  |  Solingen

Small batch online production


01.11.2021 | 11:05 o'clock


30.12.2021 | 15:25 o'clock



ZDS - Die Süßwaren-Akademie
De-Leuw-Str. 1-9
42653 Solingen

Participant limit

20 Participants for this seminar
5 Participants  per company


  • EN


Participant fee

750,00 €

Reduced Participant fee (only for members of ZDS e.V.)

600,00 €

Services included

  • Course documentation (Online)
  • Online access to our learning platform
  • Certificate of participation

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For the 2nd and any further participant of the same company attractive discounts are available.
For universities a discount of 50% is granted

We are happy to help

Do you have questions, requests and/or suggestions?
Please contact us:

ZDS – The Academy of Sweets
De-Leuw-Str. 1 - 9
D-42653 Solingen, GERMANY
T. +49 (0) 212 / 59 61-32

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