Cake Decorating: Royal Icing Collars – Intermediate / Advanced

Course details

This hand on course will build on your previous knowledge of what it takes to create royal icing collars. You will have need to previous pipping experience and you will continue to develop the specialist skills needed to work with royal icing and create exquisite royal icing collars and intricate sugar work.

The programme offers a fun and inspiring way to continue to build on your hobby. You will be learning alongside other engaged and enthusiastic students, providing a new social circle all with a common love.

What to expect from the course

The course will enable learners to use the following skills to complete an intermediate/advanced cake project

  • Focusing on runouts
  • Royal icing bridge work
  • Royal icing oriental string work
  • Piping lace
  • Working with sugar paste

The main proportion of the course will cover various royal icing piping skills and these skills will be used to make different cake projects.

You will be creating a range of pieces throughout your lessons, combining them together for a project in the final part of the term. This will give you the chance to tap into different skills and methods before bringing together the individual elements on one ''showstopper'' piece

Why study with BAES Arts?

If you are keen to grown your royal icing skills - from simple piping to more complex designs - then this is the course for you.

The course run on the mentality of learning by doing, and so it is perfect for people who prefer a practical approach to their studies. You will leave the course having reignited your passion for the delicate art of cake design.

You will develop an understanding of how to position your career goals within the creative sector across the creative industries. 

  • Develop practical skills, experiment with methods, techniques and processes.
  • Our short courses can provide an introduction to key foundation skills needed to enable you to progress onto more in depth courses

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for learners who have completed previous royal icing skills and who are comfortable using their skills to complete a higher-level cake project.

Career pathways

Further education courses in Art and Design / Cake Decorating / Sugar Craft

Initial course resources / Additional cost

Learners will need the following resources to participate in the course. You need to purchase some tools and materials for your project, which you will need to bring to each session. Your Tutor will discuss this with you

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