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...

JUNE, 2018

3D Novelty Cake Carving Skills - Car

23/06/2018 (Saturday) : 10:00 to 16:00
3D Cake Carving Car 250 1
 
Skill Level: Some Experience Covering Cakes
Tutor: Lynn Crees-Glendinning

This one day workshop will take you step by step through how to carve a madeira cake into a 3D shaped car using blue prints as templates.

PRICE: £105.00

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Buttercream Piped Flowers

25/06/2018 (Monday) : 19:00 to 22:00
Buttercream Flowers 
Skill Level: Some Piping Experience
tor: Lynn Crees-Glendinning

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

PRICE: £65.00

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The Wilton Method® - Course 1 - Building Buttercream Skills

30/06/2018 (Saturday) : 09:00 to 17:00
Wilton Method Course 1 Building Buttercream Skills
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Hannah Collison

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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JULY, 2018

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

01/07/2018 (Sunday) : 09:00 to 17:00
Wilton Method Course 2 Flowers and Cake Design
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Susan Wilcox

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 Flower, Lilies and The Wilton Rose.

PRICE: £155.00

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Royal Icing Skills - Pressure Piped Flowers

02/07/2018 (Monday) : 19:30 to 21:30
Pressure Piped Flowers 1
 
Skill Level: Some Piping Experience
tor: Lynn Crees-Glendinning

This is an 'all inclusive' workshop where you will learn the art of pressure piping to create a selection of beautiful flowers that can be quickly dried and ready to decorate your cake.

PRICE: £45.00

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The Wilton Method® - Course 1 - Building Buttercream Skills

14/07/2018 (Saturday) : 09:00 to 17:00
Wilton Method Course 1 Building Buttercream Skills
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Hannah Collison

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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Introduction to Sponge Cake Covering & Character Modelling Skills

14/07/2018 (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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Sponge Cake Baking Skills - 'Free From' Recipes

27/07/2018 (Friday) : 10:15 to 16:15
Free From Sponge Cake Baking Skills
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Lynn Crees-Glendinning

With an increasing demand for 'free from' treats without compromising on taste and texture we have developed this hands on baking class so that you can learn all about baking cakes using 'easy to find' gluten free, dairy free and egg free ingredients.

PRICE: £120.00

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Roses & Foliage - Wired Sugar Flower Skills

28/07/2018 (Saturday) : 10:00 to 16:00
Introduction to wired sugar flowers Rose
Skill Level: All Levels
Tutor: Susan Wilcox

On this 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: £95.00

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

28/07/2018 (Saturday) to 31/07/2018 : 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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AUGUST, 2018

Introduction to Sponge Cake Covering & Character Modelling Skills

11/08/2018 (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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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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Roses & Foliage - Wired Sugar Flower Skills

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

On this 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: £95.00

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OCTOBER, 2018

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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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

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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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