Cake Decorating: Basic 3D Icing techniques

Course details

  • This hand on course will build on your previous knowledge of what it takes to create 3D items. You will continue to develop the specialist skills needed to create basic 3D icing techniques.
  • The programme offers a fun and inspiring way to continue to build on your hobby. You will be learning alongside other engaged and enthusiastic students, providing a new social circle all with a common love.

What to expect from the course

The course will enable learners to use the following skills to complete basic 3D icing techniques

  • Working with different icing textures
  • Intricate sugar work
  • Piping skills

The main proportion of the course will cover various sponge making skills and these skills will be used to create 3D icing items.

You will be creating a range of pieces throughout your lessons, combining them together for a project in the final part of the term. This will give you the chance to tap into different skills and methods before bringing together the individual elements on one ''showstopper'' piece

Why study with BAES Arts?

If you are keen to grow your cake making skills - from simple designs to more complex designs - then this is the course for you.

The course run on the mentality of learning by doing, and so it is perfect for people who prefer a practical approach to their studies. You will leave the course having reignited your passion for the delicate art of cake design.

You will develop an understanding of how to position your career goals within the creative sector across the creative industries. 

  • Develop practical Art skills, experiment with methods, techniques and processes.
  • Our short courses can provide an introduction to key foundation skills needed to enable you to progress onto more in-depth courses

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for learners who previous baking knowledge.

Career pathways

Further education courses in Baking, Catering, Cake Decoration

Initial course resources/ Additional cost

You need to purchase some tools and materials for your project, which you will need to bring to each session. Your Tutor will discuss this with you.

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