Cake Decorating/Sugarcrafts

Ref: C2226221

A cake decorating course with a difference. Whilst using your own design ideas, you will be taught a new skill each week and be given help with this. The tutor will help each student with design work, and your new skills will be geared to your design ideas. Floral sugar craft will be taught on at least 3 of the sessions.

Additional information about this course

No experience required. This class is open to all.

Course aim

The course is designed for both beginners and others, with a view of decorating to a professional standard. You will also be taught sugar-craft (Floral)

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for people with little spoken English

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

  • Decorate a cake to professional standard.
  • Use preparation and covering techniques before learning how to coat without cracks or blemishes.
  • Use dusting powders and painting on cakes
  • Make various sugar flowers
  • Use chocolate and various piping techniques

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
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support 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
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

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
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • It would be helpful if you have some idea of the look you would like to achieve

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Cake Decorating/Sugarcrafts


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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