Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating with Official Certification
Endorsed Certificate by ABC Awards
The baking and cake decorating industry is growing with the majority taking their passion and turning it into a business. Bakers and cake decorators will never be out of work as long as there are birthday parties, kid’s parties, events, engagements, weddings, receptions, graduations and corporate events. The Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating – Level 3 is a comprehensive training to enable individuals to acquire in-depth skills and knowledge to become professional bakers and cake decorators. The course looks at the materials and processes used in baking and cake decorating in addition to acquiring business skills.
The course will teach learners everything they want to know about baking and cake decorating skills. Learn how to improve plain cakes, make them visually appealing and more presentable. You will learn decorating techniques that will be highly useful if you plan to run your own cake decorating business. Having a specialist certification on your CV will demonstrate that you are competent in your job and it will make you more marketable among individuals looking to hire bakers and cake decorators.
If you’ve long considered becoming a baker and cake decorator, here’s your opportunity. The Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating – Level 3 will cover key topics such as making fondant, icing, tasting, decorating and putting it together. This course is perfect if you want to experience the success you always hoped for as a baker and cake decorator.
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.
*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales
Suitability - Who should attend?
- Individuals considering changing their career
- Individuals entering the workforce after taking a break from their former careers
- Those who want to start their own business in baking and cake decorating
- Anyone who has a deep interest in baking and cake decorating
- 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.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
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-03613
Awarding 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.
Training Course Content
What Will I Learn?
- Become a whiz in the kitchen and turn those recipes into delicious cakes and pastries.
- Learn fondant and icing techniques and layer creation and preparing cakes.
- Learn what to include in your portfolio and what will attract potential clients to your baking and cake decorating business.
- Discover the steps it takes to start a baking and cake decorating business. Learn how to work as a self-employed specialist and enjoy flexibility in terms of working hours and shift patterns.
- Learn about job opportunities that exist in relation to baking and cake decorating in the industry.
- Master the tricky techniques, the skills and practical knowledge and learn how to bake and decorate cakes to a high standard.
Course Curriculum : Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating with Official Certification
1: Getting Started
3: Making Fondant
4: How Important Is Taste
5: Decorating With Fondant
6: Putting It All Together
7: Presentation And Serving
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
This online course will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this programme successfully and gain your professional qualification, 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.
This certificate will supplement your skills and help you land a rewarding job role in the bakery industry. You can also use this certificate to progress gradually in your career, by demanding for a job promotion or salary increment from your employer. Listed below are few of the jobs this certificate will help you land, along with the average UK salary per annum,
- Cake Decorator – £21,073 per annum
- Baker – £18,464 per annum
- Pastry Chef – £21,280 per annum
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