Beginner Courses

Choose from our range of certificate courses which offer technical skills in cake baking, cake covering using buttercream, ganache, sugarpaste / fondant, character modelling, tempering and making chocolates, buttercream and royal icing piping skills, sugar flowers using gum paste / sugar flower paste and wedding cake design...

SEPTEMBER, 2018

The Wilton Method® - Course 1 - Building Buttercream Skills

07/09/2018 (Friday) : 09:00 to 17:00
Wilton Method Course 1 Building Buttercream Skills
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Lynn Crees-Glendinning

Learn how to decorate cakes and sweet treats with basic buttercream techniques and six simple to pipe flowers that transform ordinary cakes and cupcakes into extraordinary results.

PRICE: £155.00

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The Wilton Method® - Course 2 - Royal Icing (Flowers and Cake Design)

08/09/2018 (Saturday) : 09:00 to 17:00
Wilton Method Course 2 Flowers and Cake Design
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Hannah Collison

Learn how to create professional-looking flowers and designs using royal icing. You will develop core skills to make many varieties of flowers such as Rosebuds, Pansy Flowers, Lilies and The Wilton Rose.

PRICE: £155.00

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The Wilton Method® - Course 3 - Fondant and Gum Paste

09/09/2018 (Sunday) : 09:00 to 17:00
wilton method course 3 Gum Paste and Fondant sugarpaste
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Susan Wilcox

Learn how to work successfully with fondant and gum paste. From covering your cakes, cutting shapes and painting on fondant to making unwired flowers like Calla Lilies, Roses and Carnations, you will learn all the essentials.

PRICE: £155.00

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Beginners to Sugarcraft - 5 Week Course

11/09/2018 (Tuesday) to 09/10/2018 : 19:30 to 21:30
Beginners to Sugarcraft
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Lynn Crees-Glendinning

This short certificate course is perfect if you are a complete beginner or are self taught, fairly new to the craft and just want to learn the basics.

PRICE: £180.00

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PME Diploma Course - Fondant/Sugarpaste - 4 Day Intensive (25 hours)

15/09/2018 (Saturday) to 18/09/2018 : 10:15 to 16:30
PME Sugarpaste Diploma
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Susan Wilcox

The PME Sugarpaste Skills Diploma is an Internationally recognised Certificate course packed full of everything you need to know about working with sugarpaste to professionally cover cakes make cake decorations.

PRICE: £380.00

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NEW - Unwired Peony, Dahlia & David Austin Rose in sugar

22/09/2018 (Saturday) : 10:00 to 16:00
Unwired Wedding Sugar Flowers 5
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Lynn Crees-Glendinning

On this 1 day course, you will learn how to make some beautiful statement sugar flowers, a frilly peony, the popular David Austin rose, and a delicate dahlia. 

An ‘all inclusive’ one day workshop providing you with the perfect design for a wedding cake.  Suitable for both beginners and those with experience of making sugar flowers.

PRICE: £125.00

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Introduction to Wired Sugar Flowers - Roses & Foliage

29/09/2018 (Saturday) : 10:00 to 16:00
Introduction to wired sugar flowers Rose
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Susan Wilcox

On this 'all inclusive' workshop you will learn the essential skills needed to make realistic delicate looking wired sugar flowers and create this beautiful spray of Rose, Rose Buds and Foliage.

PRICE: £97.00

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OCTOBER, 2018

NEW - Unwired Peony, Dahlia & David Austin Rose in sugar

03/10/2018 (Wednesday) to 31/10/2018 : 19:30 to 21:30
Unwired Wedding Sugar Flowers 5
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Lynn Crees-Glendinning

In this 5 week evening course (Wednesdays), you will learn how to make some beautiful statement sugar flowers, a frilly peony, the popular David Austin rose, and a delicate dahlia. 

An ‘all inclusive’ one day workshop providing you with the perfect design for a wedding cake.  Suitable for both beginners and those with experience of making sugar flowers.

PRICE: £180.00

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PME Diploma Course - Fondant/Sugarpaste - 4 Day Intensive (25 hours)

05/10/2018 (Friday) to 08/10/2018 : 10:15 to 16:30
PME Sugarpaste Diploma
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Hannah Collison

The PME Sugarpaste Skills Diploma is an Internationally recognised Certificate course packed full of everything you need to know about working with sugarpaste to professionally cover cakes make cake decorations.

PRICE: £380.00

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Buttercream Piped Flowers

06/10/2018 (Saturday) : 10:00 to 13:30
Buttercream Flowers 
Skill Level: Some Piping Experience
tor: Lynn Crees-Glendinning

Extend your piping skills with this fun 3 1/2 hour workshop. Learn how to pipe a selection of beautiful flowers using just a few piping tips and multi coloured buttercream.

PRICE: £75.00

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Introduction to Sponge Cake Covering & Character Modelling Skills

13/10/2018 (Saturday) : 10:00 to 16:00
Introduction to sponge cake covering skills 250
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Susan Wilcox

On this workshop you will learn and practice the art of splitting, filling, crumb coating using buttercream & covering sponge cakes with sugarpaste, to a perfect, professional standard. You will also learn the essential beginner skills required when modelling characters.

PRICE: £95.00

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The Wilton Method® - Course 1 - Building Buttercream Skills

26/10/2018 (Friday) : 09:00 to 17:00
Wilton Method Course 1 Building Buttercream Skills
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Lynn Crees-Glendinning

Learn how to decorate cakes and sweet treats with basic buttercream techniques and six simple to pipe flowers that transform ordinary cakes and cupcakes into extraordinary results.

PRICE: £155.00

Read More...

The Wilton Method® - Course 2 - Royal Icing (Flowers and Cake Design)

27/10/2018 (Saturday) : 09:00 to 17:00
Wilton Method Course 2 Flowers and Cake Design
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Hannah Collison

Learn how to create professional-looking flowers and designs using royal icing. You will develop core skills to make many varieties of flowers such as Rosebuds, Pansy flowers, Lilies and The Wilton Rose.

PRICE: £155.00

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The Wilton Method® - Course 3 - Fondant and Gum Paste

28/10/2018 (Sunday) : 09:00 to 17:00
wilton method course 3 Gum Paste and Fondant sugarpaste
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Susan Wilcox

Learn how to work successfully with fondant and gum paste. From covering your cakes, cutting shapes and painting on fondant to making unwired flowers like Calla Lilies, Roses and Carnations, you will learn all the essentials.

PRICE: £155.00

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Beginners to Sugarcraft - 5 Week Course

30/10/2018 (Tuesday) to 27/11/2018 : 19:30 to 21:30
Beginners to Sugarcraft
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Lynn Crees-Glendinning

This short certificate course is perfect if you are a complete beginner or are self taught, fairly new to the craft and just want to learn the basics.

PRICE: £180.00

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DECEMBER, 2018

NEW - Festive Christmas Wreath Cake (Buttercream Piping Skills)

01/12/2018 (Saturday) : 10:00 to 16:00
Christmas Wreath Buttercream Lynn 1
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Lynn Crees-Glendinning

A Master Class with Lynn Crees-Glendinning where you will learn how to professionally coat a sponge cake with buttercream and pipe a selection of beautiful festive flowers.

PRICE: £105.00

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NEW - 3D Cake Carved Rudolf (Children aged 8+ welcome)

22/12/2018 (Saturday) : 10:00 to 13:00
Rudolf Head
 
Skill Level: All Levels
tor: Lynn Crees-Glendinning

A fun 3 hour 'all inclusive' workshop where you will learn how to carve a 4 inch round chocolate mud cake into a cute Reindeer Head, suitable for all levels, children aged 8+.

PRICE: £45.00

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NEW - 3D Cake Carved Rudolf (Children aged 8+ welcome)

22/12/2018 (Saturday) : 14:00 to 17:00
Rudolf Head
 
Skill Level: All Levels
tor: Lynn Crees-Glendinning

A fun 3 hour 'all inclusive' workshop where you will learn how to carve a 4 inch round chocolate mud cake into a cute Reindeer Head, suitable for all levels, children aged 8+.

PRICE: £45.00

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JANUARY, 2019

NEW - Unwired Peony, Dahlia & David Austin Rose in sugar

26/01/2019 (Saturday) : 10:00 to 16:00
Unwired Wedding Sugar Flowers 5
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Lynn Crees-Glendinning

On this 1 day course, you will learn how to make some beautiful statement sugar flowers, a frilly peony, the popular David Austin rose, and a delicate dahlia. 

An ‘all inclusive’ one day workshop providing you with the perfect design for a wedding cake.  Suitable for both beginners and those with experience of making sugar flowers.

PRICE: £125.00

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