This course will focus on carving cakes to create exciting and imaginative shapes. You will learn and practice the techniques you need to successfully cover interesting cake shapes to raise your skill level and produce extraordinary creations!
By the end of the course you will be able to -
Explain how to plan cake shapes and sizes needed to create 2 different styles
Demonstrate how to carve a planned shape
Explain how to create a smooth finish using fondant icing
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Helen Jones
Helen is an award winning cake decorator who runs her own successful cake making business 'Homemade with love cakes'.
How will I be taught?
Craft courses provide an opportunity for students to learn and develop skills and techniques. Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, instructions, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques. Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors most of whom are practising craftspeople.
At the start of the course you will work with your tutor to develop an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) to set out what you want to achieve by the end of the course. You will both monitor and assess your progress throughout the course to ensure your learning needs are being met. There are no formal exams or tests to complete on this course.
What do I need to bring with me?
You will need to supply the cakes you will be decorating each week, along with the icing and tools etc.
A list of resources will be available before the course begins, please ensure w have your current email address so these can be sent to you.
Please be aware that the items produced throughout this course are for educational purposes only, not for consumption
What can I do next?
You can attend further Improvers courses or one of our accredited Level 2 NCFE courses. Your tutor will be able to advise you on the best route to take.
What do I need to join the course
This course is best suited to those who have completed beginners courses or have plenty of experience in covering round and square cakes with fondant icing.
It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity.
Getting to your course
Gravesend Adult Education Centre
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code GRA/110940/K/NC.
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