Sugar Craft and Cake Decorating

If you love baking but struggle with decorating your cakes, then join us for this short course where we'll show you to finish off your masterpieces like a pro. You'll learn sugarcraft and cake decorating techniques through demonstration and hands-on experience in our friendly and supportive class.

This course is aimed at adult learners. If you are under 19, please contact the college for advice.



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Options Course Code Starts Ends Days From To Standard Fee
60280-01 26/09/23 21/11/23 Tuesday 18:45 20:45 £80
60280-02 27/09/23 29/11/23 Wednesday 18:45 20:45 £80
60280-03 05/03/24 07/05/24 Tuesday 18:45 20:45 £80
60280-04 06/03/24 08/05/24 Wednesday 18:45 20:45 £80

What will I study?

During this course, we will show you how to use both sugar paste and Royal icing to cover cakes, pipe icing, make models, flowers, and decorations for cakes. By the end of the course, you will be able to decorate a celebration or novelty cake.

How will I be assessed?

Continuous informal assessment throughout the sessions, and where appropriate, through the use of Individual Learning Plans, as specified by RARPA

What qualification will I achieve?

There is no qualification for this course, but you'll be awarded a certificate of attendance if you attend 80% or more of the course.

What can I do after completing this course?

Once you have finished this course, you might like to join some of our other cookery classes, such as making delicious curries or creating a fantastic Italian Christmas feast.

Are there any extra costs?

You'll need to bring your own ingredients to each session.

Additional Info

The first class will be demonstrations by our expert tutor Margaret Burgess. You'll need to bring an apron, dish/tea cloth, notebook and pen to each session.