(A) Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating at QLS Level 3

Access Duration - 365 Days
Guided Learning Hour 12 Guided Learning Hours (12)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 07 Number of Modules 07
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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.


The baking and cake decorating industry is currently growing . A majority of people are 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
  • Corporate events.
The Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating at QLS Level 3 is a comprehensive training. This will enable individuals to get in-depth skills and knowledge. Thus, they have the ability to become professional bakers and cake decorators. The course looks at the materials and processes used in baking and cake decorating. Besides this, the course also considers acquiring business skills as well.
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. These will be useful if you plan to run your own cake decorating business. Having a specialist certification on your CV will show that you are competent in your job. Therefore, this 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 at QLS Level 3 will cover key topics such as;
  • Making fondant,
  • Icing,
  • Tasting,
  • Decorating
  • 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 Quality Licence Scheme

The Quality Licence Scheme endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. Thus, Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check. This ensures that the organisation and the courses offered meets defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification. Yet, this could be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained.
The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning. Students can use this to progress further studies in this subject.
Thus, the learning outcomes of the course is benchmarked at Level 3. This is done against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme. Benchmarking is to state the depth of study and level of complexity in successful completion by the learner.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its;

  • High-quality
  • Non-regulated provision
  • Training programmes.

This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition. For example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information, please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain skills and training. These skills will give you the opportunity to put your knowledge and expertise into practice. This could be either in an IT or corporate environment.

You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink. Also, you will be provided with all the necessary material, such as;

  • Study material
  • tutorials
  • qualified course instructor
  • narrated e-learning modules
  • free resources – including Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo.

These will make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Method of Payment

Choose the payment method that best suits you!

  • Full package: A onetime fee of £229.00 can be paid to access this course. This includes the awarding body registration fee and assessments fee.
  • Installment basis: The total price is £238.00, from which an initial fee of £79.00 can be paid to buy the course. Thus the remaining amount can be paid as £159.00 assessment (Pay in 03 Installments)

Access Duration

The course will be delivered to you. Therefore, 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. Also, you can also revisit the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • People considering changing their career.
  • Those who want to explore new opportunities
  • People who are interested in cake baking and decorating
  • Those who have long wanted to start their own business
  • Anyone who has a deep interest in the cake baking business

Entry Requirements

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, with a basic knowledge of Math, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.

Method of Assessment

This online course assessment is through written assignments. Therefore, to complete this programme successfully, students must complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and check your work. Then S/He will provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

The submission of the assignment is compulsory. This will enable you to get Quality Licence Scheme certification.


Those who complete the course will be gain the Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating at QLS Level 3. This will be awarded by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Endorsed by

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group.
This is a charitable organisation. Therefore, this unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. Also, they have more than 100 years of collective experience. The Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to;

  • inform,
  • Influence
  • Represent

the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations;

  • Skills and Education Group Awards
  • Skills and Education Group Access.

Through our awarding organisations, we have developed a reputation. As a result of this reputation, providing high-quality qualifications and assessments is ensured. Thus, these are mainly for the education and skills sector.

We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for;

  • Learning,
  • Skills for employment,
  • Skills for life.

We have a vast knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector.
Therefore, this enables us to work with training providers through the Quality Licence Scheme. It will then help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Progression and Career Path

After completing the Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating at QLS Level 3, you can have a career in cake baking.

This certification will give you a starting point to further your career path. This certificate will immensely benefit you in working for a number of jobs in the bakery industry. You can also take this certificate as an opportunity to make substantial progress in your career or to further expand your knowledge in the area. Below given are some of the jobs this certificate will help you work for, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com,

  • Cake Decorator – £21,073 per annum
    Baker – £18,464 per annum
    Pastry Chef – £21,280 per annum

This would be an ideal course for you . Cake bakery workers who are in pursuit of a promotion will also find this course useful.

Other Benefits

  • Designed by the finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all lectures. Thus learners can enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Excellent Tutor Support Service (Monday to Friday)
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, at any time
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for TOTUM discount card

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1: Getting Started
Getting Started
2: Icing
3: Making Fondant
Making Fondant
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief I – Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating at QLS Level 3
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission I – Baking and Cake Decorating Level 3
4: How important is taste
How important is taste
5: Decorating with Fondant
Decorating with Fondant
6: Putting it All Together
Putting it All Together
7: Presentation and serving
Presentation and serving
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief II – Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating at QLS Level 3
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission II – Baking and Cake Decorating Level 3
Exam Quiz
Final Exam : Advanced Diploma in Baking and Cake Decorating at QLS Level 3 00:30:00

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