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Diploma in Cake Baking and Ornamenting at QLS Level 3

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Overview

Cake baking and decorating is an art all in itself as it takes exceptional skills to bring out a beautiful cake, too good to eat, from scratch. Although these skills are perceived to be in-built, it is not impossible to master them and this Diploma in Cake Baking and Ornamenting at QLS Level 3 has been developed to help you do just that. If you are an individual interested in mastering the knowledge and skills needed to create appealing, professional looking cakes from scratch, this course might be the great fit for you.

This comprehensive course will go through all nooks and crannies of cake baking and decorating. You will understand the importance of this industry in the current world and on how to decide upon a cake that suits the theme of the event. This course will also delve deeper by showing you how to make icing and fondant, all the while weighing its pros and cons.

You will get to learn the importance of taste in cake baking and decorating. Fondant is more suitable to produce visually appealing cakes, and this course will demonstrate you on how to get creative with them. When it comes to cakes, visual presentation is very crucial, which is why this course has also focused a few modules that will help you present cakes in an attractive manner.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current qualifications. Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and 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.

*1Training is an approved reselling partner for Quality Licence Scheme courses under Global Edulink

Why Consider 1Training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Learning Outcomes

  • Get introduced to cake baking and decorating
  • Explore how to make icing and fondant, all the while weighing its pros and cons
  • Learn why taste is important in cake baking and decorating
  • Understand how to get creative with fondants
  • Familiarise how to create cakes from scratch
  • Examine how to present your cake in an attractive manner

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The content will be accessible to you 24/7. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

 

Key Features

Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline
  • Individuals aspiring to master the skills and techniques of cake baking and ornamenting
  • Individuals hoping to make some progress within the cake baking industry

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

Please Note: Additionally, a total of £49 is charged for the assessment and certificate, and you need to pay that when submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially upon registering). This payment can be made in 02 installments.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Advanced Diploma in Cake Baking and Ornamenting at QLS Level 3 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Endorsed by

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Progression and Career path

This certificate will help you get ahold of various job positions in the cake baking and decorating industry. You can also take this certificate as an opportunity to demand for a higher pay or job promotion from your employer. Listed below are some of the jobs this certificate will help you land, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com,

  • Cake Decorator – (average UK hourly pay: £7.94)
  • Baker – (average UK hourly pay: £8.05)
  • Pastry Chef – (average UK yearly salary: £21,236)

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest experts with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and revise all your lectures and enjoy a personalized learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline
  • Individuals aspiring to master the skills and techniques of cake baking and ornamenting
  • Individuals hoping to make some progress within the cake baking industry

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

Please Note: Additionally, a total of £49 is charged for the assessment and certificate, and you need to pay that when submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially upon registering). This payment can be made in 02 installments.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Advanced Diploma in Cake Baking and Ornamenting at QLS Level 3 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Endorsed by

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Progression and Career path

This certificate will help you get ahold of various job positions in the cake baking and decorating industry. You can also take this certificate as an opportunity to demand for a higher pay or job promotion from your employer. Listed below are some of the jobs this certificate will help you land, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com,

  • Cake Decorator – (average UK hourly pay: £7.94)
  • Baker – (average UK hourly pay: £8.05)
  • Pastry Chef – (average UK yearly salary: £21,236)

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest experts with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and revise all your lectures and enjoy a personalized learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
Course Curriculum Total Units : 11
1: INTRODUCTION TO CAKE BAKING AND DECORATION
Introduction to cake baking and decoration
2: HOW TO MAKE THE ICING
How to make the icing
3: HOW TO MAKE FONDANT
How to make fondant
☑ ASSIGNMENT
Assignment Brief
☑ SUBMIT YOUR ASSIGNMENT
(A) Assignment Submission – Diploma in Cake Baking and Ornamenting at QLS Level 3
4: WHY TASTE IS IMPORTANT?
Why taste is important?
5: FONDANT DECORATION
Fondant decoration
6: CREATING THE CAKE FROM SCRATCH
Creating the cake from scratch
7: PRESENTATION
Presentation
☑ ASSIGNMENT
Assignment Brief
☑ SUBMIT YOUR ASSIGNMENT
(A) Assignment Submission – Diploma in Cake Baking and Ornamenting at QLS Level 3
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