This course will provide practical introductory experience in a range of sugarcraft techniques and an introduction to some of the underpinning knowledge, evaluation and record keeping skills required for further study in this subject.
During the course you will look at key skills for employment within the field.
Include elements of research and development into your working projects.
Consider how to develop and transfer your subject knowledge for community/ citizenship use.
NCFE Entry Level Award in Creative Craft.
Course lengths vary. Class sessions last between 2 to 3 hours per week. Please ask at the centre or consult the Course Brochure to see how many weeks the course runs for.
For learners wishing to gain introductory knowledge and skills in sugar craft, and who may be thinking about studying for a level 1 qualification.
Basic literacy and numeracy skills (free help is available within BAES if required). At the start of this course, your tutor will carry out an initial assessment to check that the level is suitable for you.
It could lead to further courses in sugar craft techniques at intermediate level, or to a qualification at level 1.
To ensure that you gain maximum benefit from your course you will need to attend all sessions, be punctual, and bring the correct materials to each session.
Fees for this course do not include the cost of materials and tools. During the course you will need to purchase equipment, sugar paste and other sundries costing approximately £50.
For the first week, you will need to bring a folder, note pad and pen, as well as a roll of greaseproof paper. You will also need to wear an apron and some form of head covering during class. Tutor will advise at enrolment what materials or equipment is required for future classes.