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Level 2 Certificate in Sugarcraft - Part Time

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Course Description

This qualification covers a very wide range of areas related to the skills and knowledge required for preparing learners who want to obtain the skills to progress into the Confectionary and Cake Decorating Industry. It allows learners to learn, develop and practice the creative skills required for career progression in the Confectionary and Cake Decorating Industry.


Level 2 Certificate in Sugarcraft

Entry Requirements

Level 1 Certificate in Sugarcraft - Learenrs will need to purchase specialist equipment and uniform.


To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Sugarcraft, there are seven pathways in which to choose where learners would need to complete the two mandatory units plus the one specialist optional unit.

Mandatory Units:

  • Developing design ideas
  • Sampling ideas and techniques in sugar mediums

Optional Units:

  • Royal Icing techniques.
  • Decorate a cake with sugarpaste.
  • Decorate tea fancies.
  • Create a wired sugar floral study.
  • Create a wired sugar floral display.
  • Marzipan modelling.
  • Decorative techniques using chocolate.

All learners will cover the two mandatory core units, exploring design ideas and different sampling techniques. The choice of optional units will allow the learner to experience using different Sugarcraft mediums and techniques.

Work Experience

Work experience is not essential as part of this course.


This qualification could offer employment as a Choclatier or Cake Decorator/ creator - in addition it can offer progression opportunity to level 3 certificate in Sugarcraft to develop more advanced techniques.

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