Course Description

Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating – Level 3

South London College

Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating – Level 3

Are you a passionate baker looking for a way to up your baking skills and qualifications? Then this course in Baking and Cake Decorating might just be the one you were looking for. With over 12 guided learning hours and 7 modules, this course will educate you on the advanced aspects of baking and cake decorating to help you add professional flair to your bakes. All you need to enroll in this course is a recognised qualification at level 2 or above in a related disciple and watch how you progress substantially within the baking industry.

This course will make you an unequalled cake decorator by equipping you with fondant, icing, cake layer creation and cake preparation techniques that are under wraps in the cake decorating industry. This course will also lavishly help you master the tricky techniques, skill and practical knowledge on how to bake cakes to an above the average standard. Visual presentation is an important aspect of cake decoration and this course will also guide you on how to creatively decorate cakes to impress the customers.

This course is also a great way to turn your baking and cake decorating passion into a business, as this course will guide you on how to start a baking and cake decorating business, how to work as a self-employed specialist, how to promote your business and how to build your portfolio. You will also be enlightened on the job opportunities that exist in relation to baking and cake decorating to further enhance your knowledge on the industry.

The course has been endorsed under the The Quality License Scheme  This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality License Scheme  endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*South London College is an approved reselling partner for The Quality License Scheme  courses under Global Edulink

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales.

Course Curriculum
1: Getting Started
2: Icing
3: Making Fondant
4: How Important Is Taste
5: Decorating With Fondant
6: Putting It All Together
7: Presentation And Serving

Other benefits

Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
Save time and money on travel
Learn at your convenience and leisure
Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

Individuals considering changing their career
Individuals entering the workforce after taking a break from their former careers
Those who want to start their own business in baking and cake decorating
Anyone who has a deep interest in baking and cake decorating

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

This online course will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this programme successfully , all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.


Option 1 -The Quality License Scheme  Certification

Successful learners will receive an Endorsed The Quality License Scheme  Accredited Certificate issued by The Quality License Scheme  and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Certification Fee (Printed The Quality License Scheme  Certificate) – £49

Option 2 – CPD Accredited Certificate

Learners who complete the course successful will receive a CPD Accredited Certificate.

Certification Fee (E Certificate/ PDF Copy) – £29

Certification Fee (Printed Certificate/ Hard Copy) – £39

Course Code: QLS-03613

Course Code QLS-03613
College Name South London College
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Cookery Courses
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Level 3 Certificate
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 10
Course Duration 12 Guided Learning Hours
Entry Requirements Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT. A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Career Path Once you successfully completed the Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating Level 3 you will be qualified to work in the following positions. The vast majority of bakers and cake decorators are qualified to set-up their own business. Self-employment means benefiting from complete flexibility, operating your business as you like and establishing a strong and reliable reputation. Cake Decorator Baker Pastry Chef Others jobs you can get Cake Decoration business owner Cake Stylist Professional Cake Maker Confectionary Baker
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Course Provider

South London College

35-37 Ludgate Hill, London, Dublin, United Kingdom

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