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Advanced Diploma in Cake Decorating

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Want to put your cake decorating skills to the test and learn how to bake and decorate drool-worthy cakes for friends and family? Turn your passion into a profession and master the art of cake decoration, with this online cake decorating course.

This creative cake masterclass is ideal for those who already have experience in cake decorating but want to develop their skills, to be able to embellish a wide range of cakes. Throughout this online diploma course, you will learn professional cake decorating techniques and will explore cake baking equipment and supplies needed to start your own cake business. Learn how to decorate celebration cakes for birthdays, weddings, Christmas and other special occasions. You’ll also get tips on how to decorate with icing, lettering and bordering. 

Want to get more creative in the kitchen? Have dreams of setting up a cake business? Learn how to decorate mouth-watering baked goods with our best-selling cake decorating diploma.

Who is the course for?

  • Business minded people who are into Cake Baking and decorating.
  • People who have an interest in starting up a Cake business.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds. 
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.
  • PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognised accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of career advancement opportunities;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating course is a useful qualification to possess, especially to people with careers in:

  • Baking Expert
  • Cake Decoration Business Owner
  • Cake Decorator
  • Cake Stylists
  • Confectionery Baker
  • Pastry Chef
  • Professional Cake Maker.

Course Curriculum

Advanced Diploma in Cake Decorating - Updated Version
Introduction to Cake Decorating 00:22:00
Baking the Cake 00:21:00
Cake Decorating Recipes 00:19:00
Types of Cakes 00:13:00
Frosting and Icing 00:25:00
Working with Different Paste 00:22:00
Working with Glazes 00:28:00
How to Stack a Cake 00:21:00
Piping and Writing 00:24:00
Health, Safety and Food Hygiene 00:19:00
Cake Decorating Business 00:20:00
Advanced Diploma in Cake Decorating - Old Version
Module 1: Baking and Decorating Basics
Introduction and History 00:30:00
Popular Methods of Cake Decorating 01:00:00
Baking a Cake 01:00:00
Making Alternative Cakes 01:00:00
Cake Decorating 01:00:00
Birthday Cake Decorating 01:00:00
Different Cake Decorating 01:00:00
Wedding Cake Decorating 01:00:00
Occasional Cake Decorating 01:00:00
Wedding and Baby Showers Cake 01:00:00
Common Cake Decorating Supplies 01:00:00
Learning to Decorate Cakes 00:30:00
Icing the Cake 01:00:00
Module 2: Cake Decorating
The Cake 01:00:00
Frosting The Cake 01:00:00
Equipment 01:00:00
Borders & Decorations 01:00:00
Leaves And Flowers 01:00:00
Lettering 01:00:00
Special Effects 01:00:00
Module 3: Frosting Cakes
Frosting Perfection: Insider’s Guide 00:15:00
Frosting For Beginners 00:15:00
My Personal Favorites 00:15:00
Layer Cake Decoration 00:30:00
Frosting Recipe Collection 00:30:00
Cake Decoration: Writing 00:15:00
Conclusion: Final Words 00:15:00
Frosting Recipes: Advanced Collection 00:30:00
Cutting And Wrapping The Board 00:15:00
Working With Marzipan 00:15:00
Working With Ganache 00:30:00
Gum Paste 101 00:30:00
Figure Piping 00:15:00
Private Swipe File Of Classic Recipes 00:30:00
Conclusion 00:30:00
Refer A Friend
Refer A Friend 00:00:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating 00:30:00

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  1. I think i am an expert now on cake decoration


    The modules about baking are very informative. I was able to understand all about baking through this course. This says a lot from someone who has no experience in baking at all. I’m also thankful for the online tutors who are very willing to assist me with my needs. Thank you.




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