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What opportunities will this course give me?

Have you always loved the idea of creating your own baking masterpieces (rather than burning a hole in your pocket buying a beautiful but pricey celebration cake)? Then our Novelty Celebration Cakes course is for you.

This course gives you a fantastic opportunity to widen your skills with hands on learning among a group of like minded bakers. By the end of the course, you will be able to create your own, personalised show stoppers for those special occasions with family and friends. Not only will they look amazing, they will taste it too.

Learners will also be able to go on to enjoy more of our baking courses

Baking and Decorating Cupcakes
Cake Artistry
Introduction to Sugarcraft

Please visit our website at for more details.

What will I be learning?

This course will give you the skills and confidence to create cakes for all of those special family occasions. You will be able to carve your cakes in to beautiful shapes and mould sugar paste icing to cover them. You will be able to expertly create colours to maximise the look of your creations and mould individual, detailed figures to add those special finishing touches.

Through doing this, you will increase your knowledge of the tools and equipment used in this creative industry.

And when things don't go quite to plan, your tutor will be on hand to offer support and encouragement in how to put it right.

Why is this course for me?

Whether you want to make a cake for a specific occasion, are keen to impress family and friends or just want a new hobby this course is a wonderful way to get you started.

How will my learning be enhanced?

At Eastleigh College, we place huge importance on delivering a learning experience built around you, the learner. Therefore, if you wish to cover a particular skill or design that isn't covered in the core material, your tutor will try to incorporate it. For example, if you wish to create a style of cake for a specific special occasion, that wish could be accommodated. We do what we can to deliver the best, most fulfilling time at the college.

What do I need to sign up?

This course is suitable for anyone interested in shaping cakes and moulding novelties used for celebration cakes. Learners must be able to bake a cake.

Is there anything else I need to know?

Please bring notebook, pen, pointed scissors (i.e. nail cutting scissors, fabric cuttings scissors - anything with a point), and an apron to the first lesson.
Learners will need to supply their own equipment and ingredients as necessary on a weekly basis e.g sugarpaste. Cost will vary depending on topic undertaken.

Learners will be responsible for the purchase of materials relevant to the course.

Application Information

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.

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12/5/2022 - Apply Now


Eastleigh College

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19:00 – 21:00





24+: £92.00

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C211C Eastleigh College 12/5/2022 Thu 19:00 – 21:00 5 £92.00 £92.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need some further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270.