Cake Decoration for beginners

Ref: C2341845

You will learn how to make cupcakes and decorate them with toppers, a French swirl and a rose swirl. you will learn how to make a variety of sills to make cakes and cupcakes.

Course aim

Over the 6 sessions you will bake cupcakes, and a basic sponge cake to decorate. Following on you will learn a variety of decorating and modelling techniques to give you skills that can be easily translate into many decorative variations.

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 cake toppers for cupcakes
  • make an 8 inch cake and cover with homemade buttercream.
  • Decorate cake with contemporary design

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
  • You will be expected to carry out a range of activities in your own time

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
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • you will need to buy ingredients, tools, and equipment

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • reading and research is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

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Cake Decoration for beginners

Enrolment Conditions

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 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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