Course Description

Advanced Diploma in Cake Decorating – Level 3

South London College

Advanced Diploma in Cake Decorating – Level 3

Enhance your baking and cake decorating skills by taking this excellent training course in Advanced Diploma in Cake Decorating – Level 3. This course is filled with professional cake decorating techniques and methods and hence, is ideal for anyone aspiring to get into or progress in the baking or cake decorating industry. All you need to enroll in this course is a recognised qualification at level 2 or above in a related disciple, as this course covers the more advanced aspects of professional cake decorating.

This course will start off by briefing you on cake baking. You will then understand how to undertake cake decorating projects from customers and to use advanced techniques to decorate the cake as per their preference. The various cake recipes and cake decorating methods and styles will also be given due attention through this course to further solidify your knowledge on the subject.

This course is also ideal for individuals aspiring to set up their own cake baking and decorating business, as every aspect needed to run a successful cake decorating business will be discussed in detail through this course, followed by modules that will guide you on how to pack and distribute cakes. By the end of this course, you will walk away with an esteemed certification in cake decorating that will greatly help you progress within 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: Cake Projects
2: Decorating Cakes
3: Baking
4: Cake Recipes
5: Baking The Cakes And Decorating
6: Decorating Methods And Styles
7: Packing And Distribution Of Cake

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

Cake Decorators and Bakers
Individuals wanting to establish their own cake decorating business
Anyone who wants to learn cake decorating skills.

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

At the end of the Advanced Diploma in Cake Decorating Level 3 you 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-03764

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
Excellent Tutor Support Service (Monday to Friday)
Save time and money on travel
Learn at your convenience and leisure
Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
Free Career Support Service
25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses

Course Code QLS-03764
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 08 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 This certificate will immensely benefit you in working for a number of jobs in the bakery industry. You can also take this certificate as an opportunity to make substantial progress in your career or to further expand your knowledge in the area. Below given are some of the jobs this certificate will help you work for, along with the average UK salary per annum according to, Cake Decorator – £21,073 per annum Baker – £18,464 per annum Pastry Chef – £21,280 per annum
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South London College

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

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