Seasonal Sugar Craft

Start date(s):
23 Jan 2018
Duration:
6 weeks
Level:
E-Level
Course Code:
1033752
Study Mode:
Part Time
Attendance Type:
Campus
Attendance Pattern:
Evening
Location:
Framwellgate Moor Campus
Course costs:
£97.00
Funding

Overview

This course will allow you to further your skills and develop a passion for the profession. You will gain the skills and experience needed to work in the industry. You will gain confidence, be inspired and develop a whole host of new skills to produce beautiful pieces of work.

Aims

This programme aims to provide learners with an introduction to sugarcraft. You will use a range of materials to shape characters, flowers and cake coverings. This term we will look at seasonal decorations.

Modules

  • Introduction to the course
  • Handmade flowers
  • Cover and decorate marzipan cake with sugarcraft animal characters and flowers
  • Bows and handmade accessories
  • Brush embroidery technique
  • Large rose, leaves and filler flowers
  • Bespoke decorations for final cake
  • Split, level, fill, cover and decorate madeira cake
  • Decorate cupcakes using a variety of tools and techniques.

Time commitment

Average number of hours per week

Lectures
2
Seminars
0
Work Placement
0
Assignment Feedback
0
Independent Learning
1.5

Delivery

Tuesday:
6.30pm-8.30pm
*Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

Teaching & assessment

You will be involved in practical assessments each week. Throughout the course, you will answer relevant assessment questions. Your tutor will recommend learning resources for practising at home.

Industry links:

Your tutor will inform you about shows that take place around the country.

Funding

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Additional Costs

You may be required to purchase equipment which will come at an additional fee.

Interview Instructions

You are not required to have an interview to gain access to this course.

Entry Criteria

There are no entry requirments for this course.