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Cake Decoration for Beginners — Part-time

Course outline

This course will give an introduction to cake decorating, using a variety of techniques to create a professional finish to your cakes to wow family and friends.

Learn how to make and decorate cupcakes/cakes with basic buttercream techniques and to pipe flowers that transform ordinary cupcakes into beautiful designs. You will be given the opportunity to make different butter creams and cakes.

Learn how to make an ombre cake and achieve a smooth ombre effect buttercream coating with a sharp edge finish and chocolate ganache drip and to make flowers using melted chocolate.

You can view the fantastic creative works of our students on our Creative Showcase website below.

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How to enrol onto this course

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Course dates / times

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Qualification

College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

You should attend regularly and be punctual and have a good standard of written and spoken English.

All students are required to complete a mandatory course workbook (Unique Learning Programme) each week, with the support of their course tutor.

Teaching & assessment

Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete a short workbook and encouraged to set you own personal targets as part of this course.

Progression

The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities if you wish to further your learning in this subject area.

Information will be made available about other course opportunities at Nottingham College.

You will also have the opportunity to access external Careers Guidance to aid your next steps.

Additional information

You will need to buy the items you need for the course.

Please bring tools and equipment if you have them. Please bring with you sugarpaste/fondant and something to bring things home in.

Some items will be provided for you to use for the first session.

Tutor: Coral Campbell

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