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This course includes three modules, covering sugarpaste techniques, royal icing techniques and wired sugar flower.

Each module will be practice based individual work, with a folder presentation of design, planning and photographic evidence.

At the end of each module you will receive a certificate from the National Bakery School in sugarcraft.

Course dates:

Sugar Paste Module: 1 October 2019 – 19 November 2019.

Royal Icing Module: 7 January 2020 – 25 February 2020.

Wired Sugar Flowers: 10 March 2020 – 19 May 2020.

Each module runs for 3 days a week for 8 weeks, from 10:00 to 15:00.

To apply, please get in touch with our team member, Dan Janowski, who will direct you to our payment link.


London South Bank University student union is located at 103 Borough Rd, London SE1 0AA.

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Entry Level Requirements

There are no age restrictions.

This course is for intermediates and there is an assumption you will be familiar with the beginner techniques involved in sugarcraft.

Missing English and Maths qualifications?

If you do not have the required English and Maths qualifications needed to satisfy the entry requirements for this programme, we have courses available at our partner College that you can take to upskill in these areas. Find out more at South Bank College.

Sugar paste techniques:

Covering cakes with curved edge and sharp edge using crumb coating and ganache coating, use of colour, textures in paste, fabric effects, bas relief, modelling, cut outs, unwired flowers and carved cake.

Royal icing techniques:

Coating cakes in royal icing, use of colour, piping skills: shells, scrolls, over piping, line work, lace pieces, run outs, runout collar, centre piece in royal icing, piped flowers, string work, brush embroidery and pressure piping.

Wired sugar flowers:

A range of flowers arrangements to include Single layer, multi-layer flowers, a range of foliage, berries, succulents, hand pulled flowers, Mexican hat methods, dusting, and taping, spraying and glazing.


Employability Service

At LSBU, we want to set you up for a successful career. During your studies – and for two years after you graduate – you’ll have access to our Employability Service, which includes:

  • Free employability workshop and events for student all year round, more details can be found on our event section.
  • Online board where you can see a wide range of placements: part-time, full-time or voluntary. You can also drop in to see our Job Shop advisers, who are always available to help you take the next step in your search.
  • LSBU Careers Hub offering group workshops on CVs, interview techniques and support, guidance on future careers, as well as loads of career resources, connecting you with employers, exciting events, 1-1 support and relevant workshops.

Our Student Enterprise team can also help you start your own business and develop valuable entrepreneurial skills.

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Contact information

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Tel: 0207 815 7500