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.
There are no entry requirements to enrol on this course.
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.
Students will cover a range of basic skills in cake decorating - royal icing, sugar paste, marzipan, basic sugar flowers, gateaux decoration and cake design.
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.
There will be a small additional course-related costs.
20/21 fees: POA