About

Become a master baker from your own kitchen. Learn how to create gorgeous cakes with silky icing in this online course.

Follow the steps in Sophisticated Baking & Cake Design and you’ll be brimming with ideas for cakes for all occasions. Learn the key to making excellent icing and fondant, creating beautiful decorations and designs, and managing the difficulties of stacking layers and transportation.

With a steady hand and this course, you can design delicious masterpieces that look like they’ve come straight from a top Parisian patisserie and amaze your friends and family.


Requirements

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Lessons

Module 1: Getting Started
  • Evaluating the Occasion
  • Determining Size
  • Choosing a Design
  • Gathering Supplies
  • Cutting Pieces
Module 2: Icing
  • Making Buttercream
  • Piping
  • Star or Petal Tips
  • Patterned Designs
  • Icing vs. Fondant
Module 3: Making Fondant
  • What You Need
  • Creating the Fondant
  • Getting Your Texture Right
  • Getting the Color Right
  • How Important is Taste?
Module 4: Decorating With Fondant
  • The Basics
  • Simple Designs
  • Complex Patterns
  • The Hand Painted Technique
  • Embellishments
Module 5: Putting It All Together
  • Stacking Cakes
  • Adding Design Elements
  • Transportation
  • Presentation
  • Serving

Career

Who is this course for?

  • Everyone who wishes to create a unique and exciting birthday cake for their children
  • Those who are seeking a career as a baker and cake decorator
  • Event planners wishing to add a new element to their services
  • Bloggers who want to show their baking to the world
  • Everybody who is looking to turn their cake-baking hobby into a small business


Career path

  • Open your own artisanal bakery, specializing in wedding cakes
  • Create amazing cakes for friends and family
  • Take your existing bakery or catering company to a whole new level
  • Teach other bakers how to wow with wedding cakes

Certification

You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you are eligible to access a certificate of achievement or other accreditation options to recognize your achievement.

Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org) and the ​The International Association of Private Career Colleges (www.iapcc.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

Creator

IOA Original

This course is an exclusive offering from the International Open Academy (IOA). IOA Originals are thoughtfully crafted and developed either in-house by IOA or with complete ownership of production and distribution rights.

Our team of experts has worked diligently to create, write, and produce this course, ensuring it provides learners with a distinctive opportunity to access premium content on a wide range of diverse topics.

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10204 Students. ICOES Accredited. IAPCC and CPD Certified.

10204 Students. 
ICOES Accredited.
IAPCC and CPD Certified.

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    About

    Become a master baker from your own kitchen. Learn how to create gorgeous cakes with silky icing in this online course.

    Follow the steps in Sophisticated Baking & Cake Design and you’ll be brimming with ideas for cakes for all occasions. Learn the key to making excellent icing and fondant, creating beautiful decorations and designs, and managing the difficulties of stacking layers and transportation.

    With a steady hand and this course, you can design delicious masterpieces that look like they’ve come straight from a top Parisian patisserie and amaze your friends and family.


    Requirements

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Module 1: Getting Started
    • Evaluating the Occasion
    • Determining Size
    • Choosing a Design
    • Gathering Supplies
    • Cutting Pieces
    Module 2: Icing
    • Making Buttercream
    • Piping
    • Star or Petal Tips
    • Patterned Designs
    • Icing vs. Fondant
    Module 3: Making Fondant
    • What You Need
    • Creating the Fondant
    • Getting Your Texture Right
    • Getting the Color Right
    • How Important is Taste?
    Module 4: Decorating With Fondant
    • The Basics
    • Simple Designs
    • Complex Patterns
    • The Hand Painted Technique
    • Embellishments
    Module 5: Putting It All Together
    • Stacking Cakes
    • Adding Design Elements
    • Transportation
    • Presentation
    • Serving

    Career

    Who is this course for?

    • Everyone who wishes to create a unique and exciting birthday cake for their children
    • Those who are seeking a career as a baker and cake decorator
    • Event planners wishing to add a new element to their services
    • Bloggers who want to show their baking to the world
    • Everybody who is looking to turn their cake-baking hobby into a small business


    Career path

    • Open your own artisanal bakery, specializing in wedding cakes
    • Create amazing cakes for friends and family
    • Take your existing bakery or catering company to a whole new level
    • Teach other bakers how to wow with wedding cakes

    Creator

    IOA Original

    Expertise:

    This course is an exclusive offering from the International Open Academy (IOA). IOA Originals are thoughtfully crafted and developed either in-house by IOA or with complete ownership of production and distribution rights.

    Our team of experts has worked diligently to create, write, and produce this course, ensuring it provides learners with a distinctive opportunity to access premium content on a wide range of diverse topics.