Cake Decoration: Next Step
Perfect your cake decorating techniques.
Why take this course?
Now that you have mastered the basic skills for cake decoration, it's time to take the next step. This course will build on your existing skills so that you can refine and perfect the art of cake decorating!
What you will experience
During this 10 week course you will be expand the skills you have already learned, and start to concentrate on more complex designs and decorations. You will:
- Learn safe and hygienic working practices within a kitchen environment
- Learn the correct handling, selection and use of icing tools
- Prepare a two-tier celebration cake for detailed decoration
- Use a variety of preparation techniques including:
- covering and simple flower design
- Decorate a two-tier celebration cake including:
- Covering for decoration with marzipan
- Creating a simple centrepiece
- Crimping, Frilling and Piping
- Apply piped tidy trims with royal icing
- Apply pipe-written messages
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but completion of the Cake Decoration for Beginners course is recommended to those with no previous experience.
What you need to know
The cost of core ingredients is included in the course fee.
Please note, this course is not eligible for fee waiver.
At North East Scotland College
On successful completion of this course, you can progress to the following course at North East Scotland College:
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Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.
We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.
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