Cake Baking & Decorating

The Cake Baking & Decorating Course will teach you to create a range of cakes and sponges.  You will learn how to decorate your own perfect cake!  Impress your friends and family with your new skills or be confident enough to start your own cake decorating business.


This self-paced programme could be completed in under 3 months.  A maximum of 6 months is allowed to complete this course.

Online Studies

The studies you will complete from your own home, via our Learner Management System.  Our Key Benefits will ensure that you stay motivated whilst studying with International Culinary Studio.  Once registered, your Student Experience will be accessible and your learning material available on any pc, portable or mobile smart device (Technology Programme Requirements).  Our Chef Instructors will be available and will guide you through your programme to successful course completion.

*Please ensure you have the correct kitchen equipment.


On completion of this Cake Baking & Decorating programme, you could progress into any of the other short courses.   As a good add-on, we recommend one or more of the following short courses:

Food Safety in Catering | The Art of Chocolate Confectionery |  Sugar Craft  |  Baking & Patisserie

Course Outline

  • Learn to bake a variety of basic cakes and sponges
  • Discover the techniques and ingredients used for cake making and decorating
  • Baking Equipment
  • Ratios and Yields – how to make a cake for a different number of servings
  • Nutrition in Pastries, Cakes and Yeast Goods
  • Recognising faults in cakes
  • Decorating using different icings
  • Toppings, Fillings and Decorating techniques
  • A selection of recipes for different cakes and icings to suit all occasions

Outcome Options

International Culinary Studio: Certificate of Achievement

Once you have successfully completed this programme you will be awarded with an International Culinary Studio Certificate of Achievement and a Digital Badge.


  • Full Payment @ $ 500, or
  • Monthly Payment @ $ 99 Deposit followed by 2 Monthly Payments of $ 221 per month, or
  • Weekly Payment @ $ 99 Deposit followed by 4 Weekly Payments of $ 110 per week.

This investment includes:

  • Personal online login to our Learner Management System, all study material, and videos.
  • Online e-Portfolio
  • Certificate of Achievement

Minimum Enrolment Requirements

  • You must be 16 years or older.
  • If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide evidence of your English Language Skills.  This is an IELTS result of a General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.  For more information, please visit

Other Additional Costs

You need to prepare for the following additional costs, depending on your programme:

  • Ingredients used for practicing all recipes at home or at the workplace.
  • Costs to purchase any technology and/or kitchen equipment that you may not have, but need to use in the programme. (see included lists of requirements)
  • Cost of your internet access.
  • Any printing you choose to do from the Study Guides.