Diploma in Cake Baking and Decorating - Level 3 Certification

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 Overview Cake baking and decorating are two things many people are passionate about. It is a skill not everyone possesses, …


Cake baking and decorating are two things many people are passionate about. It is a skill not everyone possesses, so if you can and love to bake cakes, you should give the Diploma in Cake Baking and Decorating Level 3 course a try. Qualifying in this course can turn your passion into a rewarding career. With parties, birthdays, events, weddings and special occasions you will be never short of work. There is always a cake that needs to be baked! The Diploma in Cake Baking and Decorating Level 3 will focus on key topics such as cake baking methods, cake decorating techniques, cake recipes, and how to pack and distribute your cakes. The course will teach you everything you need to know about baking and decorating cakes. The course will enable you to become an expert in cake baking and decorating. Baking is an art that requires precise skill and deep dedication. It is also therapeutic for many, particularly, when you see the cake you’ve baked with much effort rise out of the oven. You will learn the tricks and techniques of baking a cake from scratch and making it look visually appealing. There is no lack of employment in this industry. You can work as a cake baker, decorator, pastry chef, cake stylist and cake maker. Qualifying in this course will give you the opportunity to open your own cake baking business, work as an independent cake maker or work in a large-scale franchise. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Study 365 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. *Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales
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  • Who is this Course aimed at?
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  • Certification
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  • Progression and Career Path
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With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

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  • Learn the tips and techniques of cake baking and decorating.
  • If you want to run your own cake baking business, learn what it entails.
  • Become familiar with cake decorating styles.
  • Learn how to run a cake decorating business.
  • Learn how to pack cakes and distribute cakes.
  • Gaining a qualification as a cake decorator will give you the opportunity to continue to progress in your career.

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.

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

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 an academic certification. 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.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-04989
Accredited body (Accreditation) ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers. Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Once you successfully completed Level 3 Diploma in Cake Baking and Decorating, you will gain the knowledge that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this certification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to is given below.

  • Cake Decorator - £7.93 per hour
  • Baker - £8.06 per hour
  • Bakery Chef - £7.83 per hour
  • Pastry Chef - £21,525 per annum

Others jobs you can get

  • Cake Maker
  • Pastry Cook
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  • Practice exams to ensure you are 100% ready
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Course Curriculum

01. Different Cake Projects
Different Cake Projects 00:00:00
02. Cake Decorating and Techniques
Cake Decorating and Techniques 00:00:00
03. Baking Methods
Baking Methods 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief I – Diploma in Cake Baking and Decorating Level 3 00:00:00
☑ Submit your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission I – Cake Baking and Decorating Level 3 00:00:00
04. Cake and Buttercream Recipes
Cake and Buttercream Recipes 00:00:00
05. Cake Baking
Cake Baking 00:00:00
06. Decorate Your Cake
Decorate Your Cake 00:00:00
07. How to Pack and Distribute
How to Pack and Distribute 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief II – Diploma in Cake Baking and Decorating Level 3 00:00:00
☑ Submit your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission II – Cake Baking and Decorating Level 3 00:00:00

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    Charlie Todd

    April 10, 2019 - 11:30am
    Highly Recommended

    If you love to bake cakes like me and want to learn new tricks, techniques and recipes, study the Cake Baking and Decorating course. I too was recommended this course by a professional cake baker who got their start by studying at Study 365. Now, I have my own cake baking business and I couldn’t be happier that I get to do something I love as my livelihood.

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    Staicy Hynd

    March 18, 2019 - 3:34pm
    Very Useful

    This was a great course which helped me immensely to learn all about baking and cake decorating. Very useful.

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