mobile menu

Apply Now

Order Prospectus

Christmas Delight Cake Decoration

  • Overview of the course

    more less
    This course guides you, step by step through how to get ready for Christmas, from a cake and sweet treat perspective and to be able to wow your family and friends with your creations.
    The course will develop skills using a range of techniques and mediums and is suitable for all skill levels.

    Many of our learners come to study with us as we have industry-experienced tutors who have showcased learners work at Cake International (Bolton College won 'Best College & Group Display') and has also been featured in the National Press (Vogue Magazine).
  • What you'll learn

    more less
    This course will develop your skills in a full range of techniques, including cake decoration, modelling and piping.

    You will:
    - Cover and decorate a fruit cake
    - Decorate a Yule Log, decorating with a modern twist
    - Make chocolate truffles with a festive theme

    Note that this course does not include any baking.
  • Entry requirements

    more less
    No previous experience in cake decoration or baking is required.
  • How will I be assessed?

    more less
    You will agree an individual learning plan (ILP) with your tutor identifying what you want and need to gain from the course. You will build up a folder which shows the range of skills and knowledge you have developed. You will receive supportive feedback throughout the course and track your progress in your Individual Learning Plan.
  • Is there anything else I need to know?

    more less
    - Learners are required to provide their own ingredients/materials for all items made
    - Learners will be given a list at the start of the course.
    - As it is intended that the items produced on the course are for eating, learners are expected to wear an apron, have appropriate flat, closed footwear and have long hair tied back.
    - A ring binder folder to keep your work organised is essential.
  • Who can I speak to about this course?

    more less
    In the first instance please send a message to catering@boltoncc.ac.uk
  • I'm interested in this course, what do I need to do next?

    more less
    You need to speak to one of our Tutors before you can enrol on to this course therefore, please use the ‘apply’ button on this screen to register your interest. Once we have your details a Tutor will contact you by phone. Please be aware that our number will be displayed as unknown/private/withheld
  • Course Fees

    more less
    Tuition Fee: £52.00
  • Future opportunities

    more less
    Learners successfully completing this course may progress to the next level cake decoration course. Learners completing this short course to a good standard may apply for a place on the FDQ Cake Decoration Level 1 course should they wish to gain a qualification. This qualification enables learners to work in industry or develop a private business.

    Other courses available to support your learning:
    - Free English and maths courses for those who have not yet attained a grade at C at GCSE (grade 4 equivalent)
    - Free digital literacy courses for beginners in computing and tablets
    - Free positive steps to wellbeing courses to support improved mental wellbeing, health and confidence
    - A range of employability skills courses

    Information, advice and guidance is available at all Bolton College centres. Our Adult Community Learning Job Coach is available to support learners who are seeking employment.
  • Additional Information

    more less

    Coronavirus Update


    In response to the COVID-19 situation we have made a number of changes to our traditional admissions and enrolment processes.
    All conditional offers and enrolments are currently being processed based on the information available to us at the time of a telephone interview and/or online enrolment.
    Once a course starts and we are able to meet with learners in person we may need to alter the class an individual attends if they do not meet the course entry requirements. We will keep learners informed of any decision to alter their class and support them through any changes necessary.
    Thank you for your understanding and co-operation in these unprecedented times.

    Assessment


    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.

    Financial


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, pleasecontact us via our Live Chat service available on any page of our website.

    Adult Learners


    Adult learners (19+) must provide evidence of their existing qualification at enrolment. Learners may not be able to enrol if this information is not provided when requested. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one applies to the exams you took):

    Helpline


    Whilst Coronavirus restrictions are in place, the best way to contact us is via our Live Chat service available from any page of our website. We will endeavor to staff this service from 10am – 3.30pm, Monday to Fridays.
    Bolton College works hard to ensure that the information provided is accurate.
    All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Studying at College


    The health and safety of our learners and staff is very important to us and with the continued situation, related to the coronavirus outbreak, there will be an increased emphasis on study outside the classroom during the 2020/21 academic year. The proportion of these hours will depend on the individual qualification(s) being undertaken. You must do the work set during directed study or it will impact your progress on the course and therefore your achievement.

    Equalities Statement


    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact the Recruitment & Relations Manager at customer.services@boltoncc.ac.uk

    Safeguarding Statement


    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, a member of the Reception Team or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or via safeguarding@boltoncc.ac.uk
  • Disclaimer

    more less
    You may be aware that Bolton College currently has some limitations on the way it works, due to COVID-19. Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, due to the changeable nature of the situation and updates to government guidance, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
  • Start Date:

    04/11/2020

  • End Date:

    25/11/2020

  • Time:

    10:00 - 13:00
    3.00 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    4 weeks

  • Venue:

    Deane Road Campus

  • Course Code:

    CA900-IG01