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.
Learn to craft beautifully decorated cakes to a professional standard. This course covers a range of techniques you can use to create intricate embellishments and unique designs and gives you space to practise your skills and share ideas.
The course content may vary according to the preferences of the class, but could include:
Stencilling Modelling using sugar paste 3D designs Stacked cakes Lettering Piped flowers Wirework Using edible glitter Using marzipan Adding colour Assembling and arranging cakes and decorations.
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.
There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).
Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.
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.”