Do you buy cakes for your children's or family's celebrations? Why not join this course and learn how to decorate your own cakes? The course will introduce the learner to many techniques to enable them to develop basic skills in: Piping, coating a cake with buttercream and sugarpaste, making buttercream suitable for piping and coating a cake, making royal icing for coating biscuits and piping, how to colour icing, making sugarpaste models, making wired and unwired sugar flowers etc. The cost of ingredients is not included in the course fee, your tutor will advise. Please read the full description in 'More details' below before completing your enrolment.
You will build up your knowledge and skills by using a variety of materials. The sessions will usually involve a demonstration by the tutor followed by a practical exercise for learners to have a go.
Can I join late?
Yes with agreement of tutor.
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone who has an interest in cake decorating and wishing to learn a variety of methods.
Do I need prior knowledge or experience?
No, all levels welcome.
How will I learn?
A practical course with group and 1-1 demonstrations, questions and answers.
How will my progress be assessed?
You will be assessed informally by your tutor, as part of normal classroom activities. There will be plenty of opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor.
Is there an external qualification?
No, this is an non-accredited course
What can I do next?
Other cake decorating courses at BAEC, tutor will advise.
What do I need to bring?
Please bring a pen and notebook. A requirements list will be sent out prior to the first week of the course.
Are there any extra costs?
All materials required will need to be bought in advance of each lesson by the student. The cost of materials is not included in the course fee.
Is there work between sessions?
In order to progress, it is advisable to practise the skills learnt between sessions.
For further information, please contact:
Louise Smith 0208 659 7976 firstname.lastname@example.org
Time and duration
Start Date: 15 September 2021
Start Time: 13:00
Day: Wednesday Afternoon
End Time: 15:00
Total Weeks: 23