Cake Decorating – C5423

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Course Overview

The course runs from Belgrave Ross Walk Training Centre, each Tuesday, 9:30 – 12:00 for 9 weeks.

During this cake decorating and sugar craft course you will learn how to work with sugar and icing to create cake toppers and sugar craft master pieces. You can enrol as many times so you are able to hone your skills or just enjoy your hobby with people with similar interests.

You will be required to bring some of your own materials to each session.

What You'll Learn

Year 1

Each session looks at different skills and techniques from covering a cake for complete beginners to making sugar flowers on wires. This course aims to teach you all the important areas of cake decoration including working with buttercream, celebration cakes, marzipan modelling and party cupcakes, as well as building your aptitude and confidence in basic kitchen skills.

Entry Requirements

You must be aged 19+ and be able to complete a short workbook on a weekly basis with the help of your tutor.

How you will be assessed

At the start of the course, you will decide with your tutor your personal targets for the course. Your targets will be unique to you. If you have met your targets by the end of the course, you will receive a certificate of attendance.

Course Fees

Tuition fees

Tuition Fees (16-18): £0.00

Tuition Fees (19+): £90.00

Additional Costs

The cost of the course is £90.00. However, you will not be required to pay a fee for this course if you are in receipt of one of the following benefits:

– Universal Credit
– JSA or ESA (Employment and Support Allowance Work Related Action Group)

There will be no fees for home students who earn less than £20,319.


If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.

For more information, please see our course fee disclaimers page.

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Course and Career progression

On completion you may wish to enrol again to practice and develop your skills further. Alternatively, you can also progress onto a full-time catering course or explore our wide range of part-time courses. Please feel free to ask your tutor for advice and guidance on progression routes available to you.

What Happens Next

Apply online via the College website. You will be contacted to attend an interview if required, or you will be sent a conditional offer according to the entry requirements of the course. You will then be invited in to enrol for your chosen course.

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