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CAS Level 1 Beginners Sugarpaste
CAS is our new Cake Decorating Certificate designed especially for the beginner. Due to the interest we have recieved off students wanting to learn the foundations of cake decorating but without the expensive formal qualification, our Head of School, Senior lecturer, International Judge and Cake Artist Lynda Gilbey, winning best college consequeatively 2 years running at CI, has written 4 modules covering all areas associated within the world of cake decorating and Sugarcraft. You can be sure to receive excellent tuiton of the highest standard. Lynda has been a senior tutor within the college network for over 25 years, teaching accredited qualifications including City and Guilds ,UCLI, CENTRA and ABCAWARDS. Her knowledge and highly qualified background has enabled her to write tutorials for leading Cake Decorating and Sugarcraft magazines opening up her expertises to many more than the numerous students who have had the privilage to be taught by her over the paste 30 years. This is the first of the 4 modules which we are offering at a very competative price.
Course content included
· Preparation of a sponge
· Production of Ganache (tutor only to execute)
· Covering of a drum and attachment of ribbon edge
· Crimping Techniques
· Texturing mats
· Marbling and various texturing skills
· Rope twists
· Covering a round base
· Crimped side elevation and base edge
· Twisted rope
· Decoupage with patchwork cutter
· Covering a square base
· Painting on sugar
· Filling techniques, Garret Frills and flounce, petal and rose frills
· Ombre frills
· Fabric effect, Sugar Ribbon roses, swags and textured designs
· Using moulds
· Star burst
· Rosette and ribbon parcel effect
· Large and small sugar bows
· Procedure for stacking
· Simple modelling and painting
· Starting your own business in theory (optional extra)
This course is held in our new teaching facility “The Studio”. Free Car parking is available very nearby. “The Studio” is situated within yards of the local Bus Station and Taxi Rank, with only a 5-minute walk to the town Train Station (with an hourly service 7 days a week to both London and crewe). Based in the heart of the midlands Atherstone is on the main A5 national route and close to the M42 motorway, allowing easy access to and from Birmingham Airport. The Studio offers an informal relaxed atmosphere and as we only cater for small numbers, it ensures you will get a very close and personal teaching experience. Places are limited so book today to avoid disappointment! Don’t delay and miss out of this wonderful opportunity to attend a class with one of the best.
This is a 8 week course (21 hours), consisting of 2.5 hours per class plus presentation evening . Week 9 is an optional extra where will be discussing 'costing and cake orders' for an additional fee of £25. Class will start at 6.00pm and finishes at 8.30pm. You will recieve additional theory worksheets via email and will be presented with our unique Certificate on completition. Students will be encouraged to practise at home to acheive final grades in pass, credit or Distiction level.
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Date: Autumn 2019. (date to be confirmed - email info@cakeartcreations for further information)
What you need to bring / equipment:
To keep costs to a minmum no materials will be provided. The use of some basic equipment will be available to use during lesson but you will be expected to use a lot of your own. A full schedule and list of requirement will be forwarded on enrolment. You will need an apron, plus items listed within the schedule. Free liquid refreshments are available during the class.