Cake Decorating - Beginners | Gravesend Adult Education Centre

Cake Decorating - Beginners at Gravesend Adult Education Centre

Cake Decorating - Beginners at Gravesend Adult Education Centre

Price: £151.00 Starts: 21/04/2020 Time: 09:30 - 12:00
Tutor: Helen Jones Ends: 07/07/2020 Location: Gravesend Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: TUE Duration: 11 weeks

About this course

This course will cover the basic skills and techniques you need to successfully cover and decorate cakes in fun and exciting ways. You will learn to carve cakes and model from a variety of sugar and chocolate pastes.

At the end of the course you should be able to:
- colour sugar paste evenly
- ice both a round cake and a square cake
- make a model teddy bear/animal figure

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:

-A pen and notebook
-An apron
The tutor will discuss anything else you need at the first session. There will be a small cost each week as you will be asked to bring sponge cakes to ice.

Please do not purchase any other equipment until you speak to the tutor during the first session. The tutor will be able to share and lend students some cake tools and materials.

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 Beginners courses or progress to Improvers courses. Your tutor will be able to advise you on the best route to take.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome, no previous experience is necessary.
It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity.
This course is suitable for anyone interested in cake decorating from complete beginners to those with a little prior experience.

About the Tutor: Helen Jones

Helen is an award winning cake decorator who runs her own successful cake making business 'Homemade with love cakes'.

View all courses taught by Helen Jones here >>

Getting there

Gravesend Adult Education Centre
Darnley Road
DA11 0RX

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code GRA/81056/H/LC.
Course Code: GRA/81056/H/LC Book Now

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