FDQ Level 1 Certificate in Cake Decoration – (Part-Time: Eve)

Course Overview

This is a part-time course, with a 3-hour practical session. Designed to cover the basic skills in cake decorating to include developing skills in working with royal icing, and sugar paste, modelling with pastes to include marzipan and other paste mediums, making and using basic piped and sugar paste flowers, producing a decorated gateau and also producing cake designs. This course covers a large amount of basic skills in this area. On successful completion of the course, the candidate can progress to level 2, or use the qualification to apply for a job in the bakery industry, or to start up their own businesses.

The course will take place in 3-hour sessions on a Wednesday evening, from 5-8pm.

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no entry requirements to enrol on this course.

  • Career Prospects

    On successful completion of the course, the candidate can progress to level 2 to develop more advanced skills, or use the qualification to apply for a job in the bakery industry, or to start up their own cake decorating businesses.

  • Course Modules

    Students will cover a range of basic skills in cake decorating - royal icing, sugar paste, marzipan, basic sugar flowers, gateaux decoration and cake design.

  • Assessment

    The level 1 course is mainly assessed practical sessions, but photographic evidence and design drawings are required as evidence of practical work achieved through the year.

  • Additional Costs

    There will be a small additional course-related costs.

Study Mode

Part-Time

Location

Neath College

Course Length

1Y

Fees

20/21 fees: POA

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