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What Will I Learn?

Learn the necessary skills and practical knowledge to become a whizz in the kitchen
Gain the ability to create beautiful and delicious cakes
Understand how to bake and decorate cakes to a high standard
Obtain a thorough guide to preparing cakes, recipes, fondant, icing techniques and layer creations
Learn the fundamentals of baking and cake decorating as well as master the more tricky techniques involved
Become a professional in cakes and decorating


Become the next Mary Berry with Global Edulink’s Baking & Cake Decorating Diploma! If you love the Great British Bake Off and long to create beautiful masterpieces out of fondant then look no further!

Baking and cake decorating are valuable and highly sought-after skills, and it is a very profitable area of business to go into. During this course you will be given all the necessary skills and practical knowledge to become a whizz in the kitchen and will learn to create beautiful and delicious cakes!

With the help of this diploma, you will learn how to bake and decorate cakes to a high standard. This course provides a complete guide to preparing cakes, including recipes, making fondant, icing techniques and layer creation. Whether you are someone who has experience in baking, or if you are a beginner, there is something for everyone in this comprehensive Baking & Cake Decorating course. We will guide you through the basics of Baking & Cake Decorating and support you through mastering those more tricky techniques.

Our online course is so well designed you will feel that you are in the classroom! This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study effectively and guide you to secure your qualification.

Who Is It For?

This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to learn all of the fundamentals of Baking & Cake Decorating and gain a recognised, accredited culinary qualification.

Entry Requirements

While there are no specific entry requirements for this course, a love of baking and some experience in this area would be an advantage.

Benefits you will gain
  • High-quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
  • The benefit of applying for NUS extra Discount Card.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.
Method of Assessment

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Successful candidates will be awarded Diploma in Baking & Cake Decorating – Level 3.

Career Path

Thus course can open up various career possibilities, including:

  • Professional Baker
  • Catering Chef
  • Cold Food Preparer
  • Professional Cake Decorator
  • Professional Cake Designer
  • Pastry Supervisor
  • Cake Maker

Course Curriculum

module 01-begin your baking journey
Module 1- Begin your Baking Journey 02:20:00
module 2 methods of icing
Module 2 Methods of Icing 02:20:00
module 3 how to make fondant
Module 3 How to Make Fondant 02:30:00
module 04- refine your technique
Module 4- Refine your Technique 02:30:00
module 05- learn to decorate with fondant
Module 5- Learn to Decorate with Fondant 02:10:00
module 06- hand painting and embellishment
Module 6- Hand Painting and Embellishment 02:30:00
module 07- the finishing touches
Module 7- The Finishing Touches 02:20:00
mock exam
Mock Exam: Baking & Cake Decorating Diploma – Level 3 00:30:00
final exam
Exam: Baking & Cake Decorating Diploma – Level 3 00:30:00
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  1. michelle mcgowan

    Very informative course

  2. Clare Thomas

    brill very informative and enjoyed every minute