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THE ULTIMATE WILTON METHOD INTENSIVE

The ultimate Wilton course includes all 4 modules 

NOVEMBER 2024 SESSION

22nd,23rd,24th& 25th of November 2024 from 9 am to 4.30 pm

 

WILTON 1 ( BUTTERCREAM)

Build strong buttercream skills you can use for all decorating projects - from cupcakes to cakes for any occasion. Whether you're new to decorating or have been decorating for years, when you complete Course 1, you'll be proud of the new techniques you've learned and ready to showcase them on your next project.

Fresh inspiration and modern cake design are presented in this new class! Learn a variety of classic buttercream decorating techniques, including 6 different piped flowers, which will give you extraordinary results for any application.

The price you pay covers the tuition fee  8 hours tuition plus consumables required in class.

A minimum of 2 students per session.

Ribana your Wilton Method Certified Instructor will help you each step of the way as you learn how easy it can be to:

  • Ice and decorate a cake and other sweet treats
  • Make six different buttercream icing flowers
  • Piping lines and make simple borders, letters and shapes on your cake
  • Transfer images to a cake to decorate
  • Make icing the right consistency to decorate
  • Fill and use a decorating bag
  • She will demonstrate  everything included in the topic of the course then you can replicate what she has taught. 

WILTON 2( ROYAL ICING)

You'll learn core techniques to make various flowers, such as pansies, lilies and The Wilton Roseā„¢ using royal icing, the ideal medium for creating decorations in advance. You'll also learn to design a professional-looking cake, from selecting the colours to arranging your flowers.

The price you pay covers the tuition fee, student book, a 6" dummy cake, consumables,  and packaging.

 This ALL-INCLUSIVE course is based on one class of a maximum of 4 students.

Your Wilton Method Certified Instructor will help you each step of the way as you learn to:

  • Design the colour palette and pattern for a cake
  • Make different consistencies of royal icing
  • Learn how to manoeuvre & store royal icing
  • Create seven different types of flowers, and understand how to feature them on your next project.
  • Learn to pipe royal icing appliques
  • Pipe additional decorative borders onto your cake

WILTON 3( FONDANT/SUGARPASTE)

Develop new skills working with fondant and gum paste and apply them to create shapes, borders, and flowers. You'll also learn how to cover a cake with fondant. Plus, you'll design and create a complete project using all the techniques you were taught.

 This is an ALL-INCLUSIVE course.

The price covers the tuition fee, a square dummy for practising, a round dummy cake, four freshly baked cupcakes, consumables, and packaging.

 Your Wilton Method Certified Instructor will help you each step of the way as you learn to:

  • Prepare and colour gum paste and fondant
  • Cover a cake with fondant
  • Create different bows and flowers, including the calla lily, rose, and carnation.
  • Discover how easy it is to paint on fondant
  • Design and complete a cake with the shapes and flowers from the course

WILTON 4( PET FIGURINES & SUGARFLOWERS)

In this course, you will learn advanced techniques working with gum paste to make realistic flowers and basic figurine modelling.The flowers and arrangements you create with these skills will be perfect for any cake, cupcake or party table.

Take your gum paste flower-making skills to an advanced level! Learn how to use gum paste to make detailed, realistic-looking flowers as if freshly cut. 

The price you pay covers the tuition fee, consumables and packaging

Your skilled Wilton Method Instructor will help you each step of the way as you learn to:

  • Use Gum Paste to create advanced, wired, realistic flowers, including ranunculus, daisy, rose, stephanotis, hydrangea, dogwood, foliage and a teddy bear figurine

Light refreshments (coffee, tea, biscuits) will be complimentary throughout the course.

You'll receive a Wilton certificate of completion at the end of the course. 

NOVEMBER 2024 SESSION

THIS IS A 9 CONSECUTIVE DAYS INTENSIVE IN-CLASS COURSE

Next session 01-09.09.2024

PME professional diploma classes are recognised worldwide due to the excellent quality of the topics covered during classes.

Learning the secrets of the trade at our Academy is unique. We ensure the students get the best quality training possible, plus tips and tricks to help them become efficient quickly.

Students will learn techniques, from basic to advanced, everything they need to know before starting their adventure into the beautiful world of Sugar Art or simply furthering their knowledge. After successfully completing each module, students will receive a PME diploma certificate. At the end of all three modules, students who meet the criteria will receive a PME Master Decorator Certificate.

Price includes tuition fee for all three modules (intensive), a student kit for each module( the newest kits), one book per module( most recent issue), plus all the consumables. 

This is a nine-day course, fast-pace, which starts daily at  9 am and finishes at 6 pm.Projects produced during the course will be more complex than the ones usually cover in the basic PME training ( 12 days training) and more modern techniques are included like painting/ airbrusing, chocolate, edible paper work, more sugarflowers & floral arrangements.

We will cover three major topics:

  • Fondant( sugar paste/ gum paste)
  • Piping ( royal icing, ganache, buttercream)
  • Sugar flowers ( gum paste/ chocolate paste)

Each topic will be completed over three tuition days, totalling nine days.

Important business aspects will also be covered during the course, starting with advice on how to register and successfully run your business, have your kitchen authorised for running a food business, calculate the cost of cakes and decorations the easiest way, advertise your business the cheapest and most effective way, build a portfolio/ photo album, and many other relevant aspects. 

The 40-minute lunch break starts daily at 12.50 pm. You can pop out to eat a sandwich ( plenty of shops within walking distance from school) or chill out in class and chill out. Free WIFI is available in all our classrooms. 

Light refreshments (tea, coffee, biscuits, fruits, crisps, water) will be complimentary throughout the course, but lunch is not provided.

  The student kits ( one for each of the three modules: sugar paste, sugar flowers and piping) contain the essential equipment needed for starting your business.

The course is based on DUMMY cakes (two three-tiered cakes( 4", 6", 8"), and a 6" square). It includes real cakes used during the introductory carving class, and the ganache-ing class also includes actual cookies, cupcakes, and cake pops, which will be decorated throughout the course. 

Students can only supply something for the course. All is included in the price( consumables & equipment such as gloves, and aprons)

At the end of the course, you'll take home your student kits and books, all cakes/ decorations you will make during the course and most importantly, the KNOWLEDGE & CONFIDENCE, lots of tips and tricks for you to use in further successful projects.

Upon completing the course, you'll be given one diploma for each module and a final Master Cake Decorator Certificate, plus a sugar craft book as a gift for all your hard work.

You can book your place online and then pay by card or pay pal. Payment can also be made by online bank transfer or over the counter at any Barclays branch  ( please use your name as a reference for the payment) using the following details:

Academy of cake decorating Ltd, sort code 20 92 54, account  no 43429687, Barclays PLC

 Bank details for international payments 

Academy of Cake Decorating Ltd 

SWIFTBIC  BARCGB22

IBAN GB51 BARC 2092 5443 4296 87

 Please read our terms and conditions for more details about the booking system.

 

COURSE LEVEL
  •  INTERMEDIATE, who want to brush up their skills and looking to start a business. 
  • If you are a beginner you may want to enroll for the 12 days training HERE

Piping module :

  • prepare royal icing, ganache, mousse and buttercream/ frosting for filling and piping,
  • coat cakes with marzipan, royal icing, ganache, buttercream
  • pipe scroll borders, flowers, creating run-out decorations, collars & extension work, string work, borders, brush embroidery, lace designs, run-out motifs
  • flood and paint on cookies, dripping effect on cakes
  • pipe flowers and figures on cupcakes
  • Balance a cake, set multi-tiered cakes,
  • price piped cakes   
  • Pack, transport, and deliver the cakes, including the costs involved, pricing guidelines, assembly, and presentation at the venue.

During the course, we will practically:

  1. Decorate a 3-tiered cake ( cake dummies ready covered in fondant)
  2. Flood and decorate three cookies (royal icing)
  3. make and decorate 2 cake pops( candy melts)
  4. Make two chocolate flowers. 
  5. Cover and decorate one edged real cake and one round, 4"( using chocolate ganache/ mousse/ drips)
  6.  learn how to make & decorate/ pack a floral cupcake bouquet( 12 cupcakes) with buttercream 

Sugarflowers module :

During this ALL-INCLUSIVE course, students will learn all basic techniques of making sugar flowers

  • Unwired & Wired Flowers,
  • Fantasy Flowers,
  • Roses,
  • Orchids( Cattleya & Cymbidium)
  • Lilies, 
  • Cherry Blossom,
  • Daisies,
  • Chrysanthemums,
  • Freesia, 
  • Carnations,
  • BlackBerries, 
  • Peonies,
  • Honeysuckle,
  • Foliage

Also, students will learn what to choose as alternatives to sugar flowers, how to decorate cake stands & knives, and about costing & pricing your sugar flowers.

Flowers made during the course will be dusted and then taped in a few floral arrangements, which can be used to decorate cakes or simply as displays

We will also make a wafer paper rose and an isomalt fantasy flower.

Sugarpaste( fondant) module :

  • Crimping and embossing
  • Airbrushing( basics), sugar painting
  •  Candy melt moulding effects,
  • Fabric Effects, Textured Drapes, Frills, Ribbons, Bows, & sugar Embroidery
  •  Modelling Human & Pet Figures
  •  Textures, Inlay and applique,
  • Stacked Cake Design and handling
  • Designing Celebration Cakes & Color Balance.
  • Moderne effects with wafer and rice paper, edible printing

The business side will cover guidelines for starting a business from home, copyright and license issues, cake pricing, advertising, and insurance.

By the end of this course, you'll learn to cover, stack and decorate a four-tiered wedding  cake, a square/ rectangular dummy cake, make a baby figure and a couple of adult-like figurines, decorate six cupcakes, two cookies, carve and decorate a real cake.

Next session 01-09.09.2024

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THE ULTIMATE WILTON METHOD INTENSIVE

About ACADEMY OF BAKING AND CAKE DECORATING

Academy of baking and cake decorating is in a mission to help passionate bakers change the way they live and think , one cake at the time. The way we do it is by encourage them to promote healthier eating, learning how to make their own desserts, use sugar craft as a hobby and a way to promote well being, gain recognition for the talent achieving awards in competitions but also create an additional stream of income by starting a little business from home.

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