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Wakefield College

59030 P/T Award in Cake Decoration

Wakefield College
In Wakefield

Price on request
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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification Level 1
Location Wakefield
Duration 25 Weeks
Start January
  • Vocational qualification Level 1
  • Wakefield
  • Duration:
    25 Weeks
  • Start:
    January
Description

This is the ideal course for anyone interested in trying their hand at cake decoration. All the ingredients are included in the course fee, and the College has a large selection of specialist equipment you can use, so before you go out and buy your own, why not sign up for this ABC Award? The course is also suitable for people with some intermediate knowledge of cake decorating, as you will move from working with sugar paste to developing the art of using royal icing.

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Where and when
Starts Location
January
Wakefield
Margaret Street, WF1 2DH, West Yorkshire, England
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Starts January
Location
Wakefield
Margaret Street, WF1 2DH, West Yorkshire, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

The objectives of this course is to give you the necessary knowledge and skills you need to be able to be more skilled in cake decoration.

· Who is it intended for?

This course is intended for those who are interested in trying their hand at cake decoration. All the ingredients are included in the course fee.

· Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. You will be expected to bring a suitable uniform and clean indoor footwear, or you will need to wear a plastic apron and paper hat (supplied at a small cost by the College). Good attendance (90%-100%) on the course is expected of all students.

· What marks this course apart?

You will work in our fully equipped kitchen and create three cakes for assessment, as well as creating a portfolio of theory evidence and cake designs.

· What happens after requesting information?

The appropriate course information and application form will be sent to you or you will be contacted by email.

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What you'll learn on the course

IT
English
Catering
Maths
Cake Decorating
Piping
Coating
Icing
IT
Icing

Teachers and trainers (1)

Faculty Hospitality and Catering
Faculty Hospitality and Catering
Tutor

Course programme

What You will study

You will work in our fully equipped kitchen and create three cakes for assessment, as well as creating a portfolio of theory evidence and cake designs. During the course you will: * Produce a round cake including coating with sugar paste, modelling figures/characters, crimping, embossing, piping lettering, piped rope. * Produce a round cake including coating with royal icing, piped flowers, graduated line work, S and C scrolling with over piping, lettering and stencilling. * Produce a square cake including coating with Royal icing, lettering, piping shells and bulbs with over piping, run outs, stencilling, and simple line work. * Design and create a selection of cupcakes and biscuits, themed around Christmas and Halloween. You will use Royal icing, butter icing, chocolate, sugar paste and marzipan to decorate. * Undertake a unit in modelling, where you will create four models on themes such as farmyard, using different animals, jungle or circus. It's all up to you and how creative you are!

Additional information

Further study Part-time NVQ Level 2 in Professional Cookery. Career opportunities This course will give you a good knowledge of the world of cake decoration and the standard of presentation required. You could progress to a part-time Level 2 Professional Cookery course (available at Wakefield College), with a view to working as a chef, pastry chef, baker or cake decorator.

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