This course will enable you to develop skills in cake covering, icing and modelling techniques using a range of equipment to produce work of a good standard.
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.
Yes, NCFE Level 1 Award in Creative Craft using Cake Decorating.
Course lengths vary. Class sessions last between 2.5 to 3 hours per week. Please ask at the centre or consult the Course Brochure to see how many weeks the course runs for.
This course is for anyone who wants to be able to develop basic skills in cake decorating, to prepare for qualifications at a higher level, and, or to learn skills for employment in the catering sector
You will need experience of cake decorating of at least beginners’ level to succeed with this qualification. The course involves taking notes, carrying out basic research, calculating, weighing and measuring, so you will need to have basic levels of English and maths. You will have a short initial assessment at the start of the course to ensure that it is suitable for you.
It could lead to further courses in sugar craft techniques at intermediate or advanced level, or to a qualification at level 2.
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.