Catering and Hospitality

Cake Decorating for Beginners Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will run twice a year, October and April. The next course will start in October 2019. Further information to follow.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements, just an interest in cake decorating.

You will achieve

Although there is no formal qualification at the end of the course you should have the confidence to produce beautifully decorated cakes!

Last updated: 20th May 2019

Course overview

Have you been inspired by the delicious creations on The Great British Bake Off? Why not try your hand at cake decorating. Our classes teach you the skills needed to create custom-designed cakes for weddings, holidays and everyday celebrations.

Course content

The course provides an introduction to the world of sugarcraft. On this course you will be covering:

  • Royal icing
  • Sugarcraft and cake decoration techniques

You will also learn about various modern sugarcraft techniques; including:

  • Swags
  • Garrett frills
  • Crimping
  • Embossing

What equipment will I need?

No equipment is needed. All materials are provided.

Where will I study?

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

What can I do next?

We have a variety of short catering courses, including Junior Chef. 

Please see our Catering department website page for further information.

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £90 full fee payable

Extra information

Full Fee Payable

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email


Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Cake Decorating for Beginners Part-time