Cake icing and sugarcraft is as much of an art as it is a craft.
Anyone who is familiar with this activity will understand that there is as much pleasure to be gained from designing, making and showing off these creations as there is from eating them!
Our course, delivered in three blocks of 10 week sessions, is open to anyone with an interest and enthusiasm in cake icing and sugarcraft and who may have wondered how these beautiful cake creations are made.
You will be split into groups depending on your skill level. The aim of the course is to provide you with an introduction to the techniques used to ice and decorate cakes for special occasions, and to further your skills if you have had previous experience of cake decoration and sugarcraft.
On completion, you should be able to:
The following topics will be covered during the course:
Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly with you by the course tutor. There are no final qualifications associated with this course.
You will be required to purchase basic ingredients and materials to use each session.
You will need your own basic equipment:
There will be various cutters, wires, paste and dusting colours required throughout the course. The tutor has prepared a detailed list of items needed for each term, please contact the Adult Enterprise Office on 01380 723989 to request a copy.
You can enrol on the next term of this progressive course and any other creative courses here at Wiltshire College, such as Sewing and Dressmaking and many more.