Course code: 800-001094

    TAFE Statement in Modern Cake Decorating

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    OverviewAbout this course

    Take your cake decorating to the next level under the guidance of a professional pastry chef. Get creative in a simulated baking facility as you learn current industry techniques to temper chocolate, mask and finesse cakes for any occasion.

    OutcomesWhat you'll gain

    Learning outcomes

    During this course you'll learn to:

    • Temper chocolate

    • Create chocolate decorations

    • Mask a cake by applying buttercream or cream to the sides with an icing spatula

    • Roll out, drape and decorate a cake with fondant icing

    • Craft figurines and flowers from fondant icing

    • Pipe royal icing using a piping bag and fixtures to create various icing finishes

    Course outcomes

    You'll leave this course with:

    • A certificate of attendance

    • Modern cake decorating skills and feedback from industry experts

    • Skills to operate professionally and safely in a commercial baking facility

    • A potential pathway to further study in baking or patisserie

    SuitabilityIs this course right for you?

    Professional Development

    Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects

    Personal Interest

    Explore a hobby in a fun and supportive environment

    Entry requirements

    Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

    • There are no entry requirements for this course.

    Entry recommendations

    To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:

    • An interest in baking and being creative

    • Non-slip shoes, long pants and a t-shirt, polo shirt or long-sleeve shirt

    • Levels of mobility and physical fitness to move around a kitchen

    TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

    PathwaysWhere can this course take you?

    Study options

    Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.

    Your experience counts

    At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.

    UnitsUnits taught in this course

    Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.

    Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.

    • Cake masking800001094A

    • Fondant techniques800001094B

    • Cake decorations800001094C

    • Cake finishing procedures800001094D

    TAFE NSW ServicesFacilities and support

    TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

    • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

    • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

    • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

    • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

    • TAFE NSW Libraries

    • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

    • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

    • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

    • Student associations – get social with our student community

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