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.
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
By the end of the course you will be able to: Choose and use tools and equipment Make and use pastes for sugar fabric effects Fill, stack and dowel cakes Coat and decorate using skills such as toppers/flowers/applique/painting Create sharp edges Create simple piping such as pearls and embroidery and brushwork Support and transport cake
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.
This course is open to beginners, but will also help you if you have experience decorating cakes and want to try new techniques and develop your skills.
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.”