Comments about Course - Sugarcraft Skills for the Beginner - At the institution - London - Greater London
You should check the level of this course to see if it matches your ability. There are no entry requirements for this course. On the first day of the course or by prior arrangement with the teacher
An introductory course to enable you to develop skills and confidence in basic cake decorating techniques for making a range of easy celebration and party cakes. You will learn how to make and use icings, coat cakes, pipe basic shapes, crimp patterns and use cutters and embossers for classic and novelty designs.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
-make icings and pastes
coat cakes and use simple decorative techniques
choose and use equipment correctly
use a range of popular cutters
describe global and cultural backgrounds to the subject
-apply the principles of colour, design and proportion
-compile a personal reference file
You will agree a course outline for the term. Each week the lesson will include mini lecture, demonstrations and small group and individual work on practical samples and techniques.
Practice at home is encouraged for progress.
Access to learning Centre at Tooting which holds a selection of reference magazines and books. The tutor has a variety of books in class for reference.
Tutor observation and feedback. Individual Learning Plans. Student and peer self assessment. Course file appraisal
Do another Level 1 or a level 2 course in cake decoration or sugarcraft