Cake Decorator Professional

Take classes one evening a week for six weeks to earn this certificate that prepares you for all aspects of cake decorating for personal or professional artistry. Learn the secrets that experts use to create beautiful flowers using techniques like royal icing plus piping. Professional cake decorators start with earnings around $11 an hour and work in grocery stores, restaurants, catering, schools, and hospitals. 

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Cake Decorator Professional Certificate

ID: CEKIT-522

Find out how the experts create beautiful cakes. This 18-hour certificate program prepares you with the basic cake decorating skills needed to start a cake business, obtain a position as an entry level decorator (bakery/grocery store), or for personal pleasure. Learn the perfect techniques in creating beautiful cakes using buttercream icing. You will be introduced to fondant bows. On the first night of class; bring Wilton practice board, piping tips (purchase only the tips listed on the online materials list); disposable piping bags; small pair of scissors; half sheet coated cake board; cake spatula; and a small container of prepared Wilton Decorator's Buttercream. Piping techniques will be covered on the first night of class. View the full list of supply requirements on the online materials list, but wait to purchase all supplies until after the first class.

  • Total Hours: 18.00
  • CEUs: 1.80
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