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. This course will also cover starting your own business

The course content may vary according to the preferences of the class, but could include:

  • Stencilling

  • Modelling using sugar paste

  • Stacked cakes

  • Lettering

  • Adding colour

  • Assembling and arranging cakes and decorations.

  • Making simple flowers with sugar paste
  • Help and support with starting a  business with no previous experience
  • Gain the knowledge and confidence to make decisions and make a success of your business.


Please bring below your first week

2 x 6” round cakes (about 2” high each)

1 kg pack of white fondant (sugar paste)

400 gms tub buttercream icing

8” cake board and box

1-2 food colours of choice (gel or paste not liquid colours)

Entry Requirements

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.

Next Steps

We run a variety of other cake decorating and baking courses you could try to build up your experience and gain specialist skills. 

Important information

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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