Our cake decorating courses will teach you professional skills that will prepare you well to set up your own business or for progression to further study on our accredited cake decorating courses.
Develop the skills you need to craft beautifully decorated cakes with a professional finish. This course focuses on using royal icing, piping and stencilling to produce standout cakes that you could use for weddings, birthdays and other events. These elaborate decoration techniques will enable you to create detailed designs of your own from home.
Topics may include:
- How to make royal icing and buttercream
- Coating cakes using royal icing and buttercream
- Making piping bags and choose piping tubes
- Piping buttercream for gateaux and cupcakes
- Piping royal icing linework, scrolls, pearls, lettering
- Piping flowers
- Piping brush embroidery, runouts, floodwork, pressure piping.
Some materials, like icing sugar, and small items of equipment may need to be purchased as the course progresses. This will be discussed at the start of the course.
Enrol on another of our cake decorating or baking courses to develop your skillset. If you want to start a business, we also run business and professional short courses that cover the skills you need to get started.
All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.
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After studying with us Laily Rose now runs her own cake decorating business from home.
“I signed up to one term and enjoyed the class tremendously – here I am 4 years later! I have learnt many techniques. Best of all, I am now starting to get cake orders and some income. But most of all I actually enjoy the baking and the designing.”