Level 2 Certificate 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

This course is an extension of the professional standards in cake decoration, it is expected that learners have achieved Cake Decoration Award Level 1.

The course covers three main units of studying comprising of Royal Icing with the main emphasis on run-out sugar work. Sugar Paste work, how to decorate and stack a two tier cake and finally modelling techniques for cake decoration incorporating 2D and 3D modelling with pastillage and modelling pastes.

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

A high standard of professional practice is carried out at all times and learners work is of a very high standard, suitable for exhibitions. Each learner will have a workbook with a selection of ideas and information to help you through the course.

Entry Qualifications

Level 1 Award in Cake Decoration and/or prior knowledge and a genuine interest in Cake Decoration.

All learners on this programme require own specialist equipment or cake decoration and design which includes A3 art paper and suitable folder.

You will also be required to purchase cake dummies and boxes and boards on which to submit your exhibition pieces.


After successful completion of Level 2, you have a number of options available to you, these include-

» Finisher/Cake Decorator (Bakery Trade)

» Advanced Sugar Craft Flowers

» Various bakery courses

» Other specialist cake decoration programmes


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

Course Details

£402 (Price Includes Registration fee of £40)
If you are in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance or Employment Support Allowance (Work Related Activity Group), tuition fees will be waived. If you are in receipt of Universal Credit, Income Support or are unemployed with an income of less than £300 per month and in one of the following JCP groups:
  • All Work Related Requirements Group
  • Work Preparation Group
  • Work Focused Interview Group
AND the course you are studying will help you find employment, your tuition fees will be waived.

Course Code:
Catering, Hospitality & Bakery
Beaufort Road
1 Year

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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.