Level 1 Award in Cake Decoration

Your Unique Experience

Skill development sessions

Realistic working environments

Supportive help and advice

A chance to earn while you learn

Opportunities to enter Internal and National Competitions

Develop key enterprise strategies and skills

Create fabulous cakes and decorative pieces that will impress others

Course Content

On this course you will learn the professional standards for Cake Decoration. Covering all aspects of royal icing work including coating to a professional standard, piping shells, ropes, scrolls, flowers and lettering so that you can write freehand onto cakes and various design elements.

Additionally you will learn sugar paste and modelling skills including coating of cakes round and square, crimping and embossing, simple marzipan shapes and models, sugar paste cut-outs incorporating simple piped decorations and lettering.

More than just a Course

Cake Decoration is very creative, you will amaze your family, friends and customers with the skills you will learn from Cupcakes to Wedding Cakes. Your skills will be endless.

The programme will focus on giving you the skills to decorate a full range of products suitable for every occasion. Starting with the basic skills you will learn how to professionally design, decorate and develop your skills in Cake Decoration.

Course Format

Part Time - Evenings

Special Features

Training is carried out by specialist staff and your work will be at a recognised national standard.

Entry Qualifications

No formal requirements but a genuine interest in professional cake decoration and attendance of a briefing session held prior to enrolment. When you have completed the Cake Decoration Award Level 1 you could progress onto the Level 2.

All learners of this programme require own specialist equipment. These include:

Small palette knife

Side scraper

No. 2 crimper

Straight edge

No. 1, 2, 3, 4 piping tubes

Metal flower nail

Progression

After successful completion of Level 1, you have a number of options available to you, these include-

Cake Decoration Certificate Level 2

Intermediate Sugar Craft Flowers

Other specialist cake decoration programmes

Finisher/Cake Decorator (Bakery Trade)

Advanced Sugar Craft Flowers

Various bakery courses including chocolate skills

Contact

For enquiries please contact the College on 0161 908 6789 or web: www.tameside.ac.uk/contact.

Course Details

Fees:
£266 (Price Includes Registration fee of £41)
If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, tuition fees will be waived.
Course Code:
DL0151MQ/1
Category:
Catering, Hospitality & Bakery
Centre:
Beaufort Road
Start:
11/09/2017
Duration:
1 Year
Times:
Wed Or Thu
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.