Introduction

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.

Materials

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.

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. If you're thinking of starting your own business, have a look at our starting a small business courses.

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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Start DateStudy ModeCampus
  • 23 Jan 2019 Part time (evening)Merton
    Where and when
    Location:
    Merton
    Times:
    18:30-21:00
    Duration:
    5 Weeks
    Study mode:?
    Part time (evening)
    Days:
    Wednesday
    Start:
    23/01/2019
    End:
    13/02/2019
    Code:
    MBEX016ML/1819
    What do I need to pay?
    Fee:
    £ 82
    International students: ?
    £ 112
    Materials fees: ?
    £ TBC
  • 7 Jun 2019 Part time (evening)Merton
    Where and when
    Location:
    Merton
    Times:
    18:30-21:00
    Duration:
    4 Weeks
    Study mode:?
    Part time (evening)
    Days:
    Wednesday
    Start:
    07/06/2019
    End:
    29/06/2019
    Code:
    MBEX017ML/1819
    What do I need to pay?
    Fee:
    £ 82
    International students: ?
    £ 112
    Materials fees: ?
    £ TBC

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