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Cake Decoration for Improvers — Part-time

Course outline

You will learn about public liability and the effect on you of your business. You will be able to make an informed choice when choosing insurance that suits your business.

You will also learn how to make celebration cake and other food products for sale

You will make and decorate cakes of your choice with basic buttercream techniques and to pipe flowers that transform ordinary cupcakes into beautiful designs and learn to write on cakes and biscuits.

You can expect to learn a variety of cake decoration skills and employability skills.

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

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How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

It is currently not possible to apply for this course. This could be due to the course being full.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
312 Sneinton Dale

Start: Monday 16th January 2023

End: Monday 27th March 2023

Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm

Day: Monday

Tuition fee: £112.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C037932 / Q037933


College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you will need a basic knowledge of cake decorating.

Teaching & assessment

Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course.


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

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

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

Additional information

You will need to bring tools and equipment and and as you will be making cakes for projects, you will also need to buy the ingredients. For the first lesson you will need to bring with you sugarpaste and fondant.

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