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What career opportunities can this lead to?

Learners may wish to attend other cake decorating courses such as: Cake Artistry (All levels); Novelty Celebration Cakes, and Make Simple Flowers for Cake Decoration. Learners may also wish to attend cake baking courses, such as our Beginners course. Please browse the website for full details.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements in respect of this course; however, a level of knowledge and understanding will be expected. Ideally learners will have attended either the Introduction to Sugarcraft or Christmas Sugarcraft courses.

What does this programme involve?

This course will build on the skills taught in our Introduction to Sugarcraft and Christmas Cake Decorating courses. Learners will have a refresher on how to professionally decorate a cake using sugarpaste and learn how to cover a cake in royal icing. Learners will also be taught a range of techniques such as piping, frilling, modelling and complex flowers. The course does has some flexibility, therefore, the tutor is happy to consider individual requests from learners.

Hygiene, and health and safety will also be taught.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

This is a practical ''hands on'' course taught under the guidance of the tutor.

What else do I need to know?

Learners are responsible for the purchase of ingredients/materials necessary for the course. For the first class please bring a notebook, pen and a small pair of embroidery scissors.

For the first class please bring a notebook, pen and a pair of small pointed embroidery scissors.

Learners are responsible for the purchase of ingredients/materials necessary for the course. You will be contacted by email prior to the first class with details of what to bring.

Dates for the diary

Our part-time open event is held every June. For specific dates and times please see the events section of our website or telephone 023 8091 1270.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form through our Adult and Community Learning team by telephone 023 8091 1270 or via email at

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Adult and Community Learning team.

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Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
L114C Wildern School 20/4/2020 Mon 19:00 – 21:00 9 £151.00 £151.00 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 any 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.

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