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.
Surprise and amaze with unique novelty birthday cakes
You will gain confidence and learn how to: Carve, shape and decorate 3D novelty shapes e.g. handbag,car,converse shoe, animal Use template patterns Level, fill, stack and decorate a 2 tiered cake e.g. unicorn castle, space/rocket theme Support and dowel cake structures Step by step demonstrations and instruction You will provide your own cake bases and materials for decoration
Your teacher will give you feedback and advice. You'll work with your classmates to evaluate each other's work. You'll also complete an individual learning plan.
It's helpful if you already have a basic knowledge of cake decorating.
Some materials, like icing sugar, and small items of equipment need to be bought as the course progresses. You'll talk about this with the tutor at the start of the course.
You can progress to any of our cake decoration courses. You can also join our other baking courses or starting a small business for crafts short course if you wanted to develop a commercial side to your skills.
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.”