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Advanced Diploma in Cake Baking and Ornamenting – Level 3

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Advanced Diploma in Cake Baking and Ornamenting – Level 3


Cake baking and decorating is an art all in itself as it takes exceptional skills to bring out a beautiful cake, too good to eat, from scratch. Although these skills are perceived to be in-built, it is not impossible to master them and this Advanced Diploma in Cake Baking and Ornamenting – Level 3 has been developed to help you do just that. If you are an individual interested in mastering the knowledge and skills needed to create appealing, professional looking cakes from scratch, this course might be the great fit for you.

This comprehensive course will go through all nooks and crannies of cake baking and decorating. You will understand the importance of this industry in the current world and on how to decide upon a cake that suits the theme of the event. This course will also delve deeper by showing you how to make icing and fondant, all the while weighing its pros and cons.

You will get to learn the importance of taste in cake baking and decorating. Fondant is more suitable to produce visually appealing cakes, and this course will demonstrate you on how to get creative with them. When it comes to cakes, visual presentation is very crucial, which is why this course has also focused a few modules that will help you present cakes in an attractive manner.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence 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. ABC Awards & Certa Awards 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.

*1Training is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink

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

Why Consider 1Training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method. offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognized qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, TOTUM Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Learning Outcomes

  • Get introduced to cake baking and decorating
  • Explore how to make icing and fondant, all the while weighing its pros and cons
  • Learn why taste is important in cake baking and decorating
  • Understand how to get creative with fondants
  • Familiarise how to create cakes from scratch
  • Examine how to present your cake in an attractive manner

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 content will be accessible to you 24/7. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Course Curriculum Total Units : 11

Method of Assessment 

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

Please Note: Additionally, a total of £49 is charged for the assessment and certificate, and you need to pay that when submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially upon registering). This payment can be made in 02 installments.


College Name 1 Training
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Cookery Courses
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 23
Course Duration Guided Learning Hours 12
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 • Cake Decorator – (average UK hourly pay: £7.94) • Baker – (average UK hourly pay: £8.05) • Pastry Chef – (average UK yearly salary: £21,236)
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