THE NATIONAL BAKERY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE IN SUGARCRAFT (INTERMEDIATE)

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Overview

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.

Location

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

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Walk or bicycle

The University is in easy walking distance of underground and leading overground stations. We are only 20 minutes away from the Thames. We encourage walking and cycling and have bicycle racks on campus. Please check the Transport for London cycling website for London cycling maps and route planners.

By bus

LSBU is very well connected, and a large number of buses travel to and connect in the Elephant and Castle area from across London.

By train or tube

The Bakerloo and Northern lines stop at Elephant & Castle underground station, which is right next to campus. The closest rail stations are Elephant & Castle, London Waterloo and London Bridge. To plan your train journey, visit the National Rail website.

By car

London South Bank University does not provide public parking space. There is a limited amount of parking in the area, so we strongly advise using public transport.

Do consider the Congestion Charge if you are driving through London to reach the campus. Find out if you'll be crossing the Congestion Charge zone to reach our Southwark Campus.

TfL journey planner

You can travel to Southwark Campus by using public transport, plan your journey using the Transport for London journey planner.

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.

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.

Careers

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.

Teaching and Assessment

Contact information

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Tel: 0207 815 7500

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