Cake Decorating & Sugar Craft

Ref: C3672999

Learn how to decorate your own cupcakes with butterflies. Make sugarcraft decorations including wired sprays of flowers and foliage, words and borders to enhance a celebration cake for that professional finish. Learn a variety of techniques in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Course aim

To teach learners how to use different mediums to produce decorations for cakes or cupcakes using cutters and formers to make wired sugar flowers, foliage and decorations. Use of colour and how to mix and dust various shades.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • make lace tops for cupcakes and decorate with cutters e.g butterfly shapes
  • make flower petals and leaves into realistic shapes with a summer theme.
  • How to use paste and powder colours.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • Students will need to provide some materials and equipment. This will be discussed at first session

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Progress to accredited courses. This course could lead to self employment on a part time basis

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Cake Decorating & Sugar Craft


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  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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