Diploma In Cupcake Academy Online Course

Learn The Art Of Making Cupcakes


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Learn The Art Of Making Cupcakes

 This information packed course is focused on hobby bakers who want the skills to bake and decorate cupcakes. It also appeals to those who already have the baking skills but want to open their own cupcake company, providing their customers with delicious cupcakes with a choice of decorating techniques.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

These accredited cooking courses will provide you with new skills to help you boost your sales and create beautiful cupcakes. It is suitable for beginners, hobby bakers and seasoned bakers who want to fast track their careers.

The course provides you with a certification which proves you have the knowledge and skills when it comes to cupcake decorating, a certification recognised by industry leaders.

The Certificate in Cupcake Academy will give you the insight and knowledge you need to open your own successful business, offering you a host of key techniques that you can trust.

The course comprises of twenty information packed modules which take approximately fifteen hours to complete. You can study online at your own pace using any device. On completion and successful passing of the multiple choice test, you can download and print your certificate without delay.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • Learn how to create winning cupcake recipes and how to bake and decorate cupcakes.
  • Understand the importance of a portfolio and how to go about meeting with clients to identify what they are looking for.
  • Identify what equipment you will need from buying quality supplies and decorating equipment to kitchen equipment. Know the difference between quality products and saving money.
  • Get an understanding on how to cost batches of batter and icing, how to charge for your time and how to put an effective pricing structure in place.
  • Baking cupcakes and muffins - from finding a good recipe to making it your own and everything in between.
  • Learn how to find the best cake recipes for birthday cakes, along with filling and icing options. You will also get insight into healthier options, which are a growing trend on a global scale right now.
  • If you are thinking of offering wedding cakes, then this module will teach you what you need to determine from that first consultation, how to price the cake and promote your wedding services moving forward.
  • Learn how to choose a Christmas cake recipe along with healthier alternatives, fillings, icings and more.
  • Get a good understanding of the different rack heights, pre-heating and baking temperatures and why it's so important you know your oven to achieve the best results.
  • Learn about fondants, ganache and different icing options, include delicious butter cream.
  • The course will also teach you the basics of icing from making your own piping bag to making rosettes and other designs to enhance your finished cake design.
  • Learn how to make your own cupcake and cake stands at home. You will also learn the art of transporting cakes safely and effectively.
  • Get insider information into running your own cupcake business from the overheads you can expect to pay to choosing a name, the software you will need and more.
  • This accredited course will teach you about the importance of the different marketing options you have available, along with how to handle complaints and what to do when things don't go according to plan.
  • Learn about the importance of health and safety in the workplace. What HACCP is and why you need one for each cake. You will also learn about the hygiene requirements associated with owning and running a cupcake business.
  • Understand about Tax, accounting, insurance, record keeping, hiring and paying staff and more.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Cupcake making
  2. Comprehensive 20 module Accredited Certificate In Cupcake Academy Online Course 
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leadingCupcake experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

CoursesForSuccess.com modules are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Introduction

  • About Creating Winning Recipes
  • About Baking and Decorating
  • About Running and Marketing Your Business
  • How to Decide on a Niche

Module 2 : Meeting Clients/ Establishing Requirements for Jobs

  • Why you should arrange a meeting with potential clients
  • About what you should include in your portfolio
  • How to dig into the details to make sure nothing is missed
  • When you should plan to talk again with the client to finalise details

Module 3 : Supplies and Equipment Needed

  • Deciding on the Right Supplies
  • Baking and Cake Decorating Supplies
  • Kitchen Equipment
  • Quality versus Savings

Module 4 : Pricing, Ingredients & Budgeting

  • How to work out the cost of materials per batch
  • About surcharges for special ingredients
  • How to work out what your time is worth
  • What basic ingredients you will need

Module 5 : Cupcakes & Muffins

  • Finding a recipe and making it your own
  • Vegan cupcake recipes
  • Muffin recipes
  • How to cater for large orders of cupcakes and muffins

Module 6 : Birthday Cakes

  • How to find the perfect birthday cake recipe
  • About fillings for birthday cakes
  • Healthier cake recipes you can try
  • Icing ideas you can try

Module 7 : Wedding Cakes

  • About finding the perfect recipe for wedding cakes
  • What fillings are popular
  • What you need to find out from your client at the initial consultation
  • How to price and promote your wedding cake service

Module 8 : Christmas Cakes

  • About finding the perfect Christmas cake recipe
  • Icing / decorating ideas
  • Healthy recipe options
  • Christmas cake fillings

Module 9 : Baking

  • How to keep your cakes moist
  • Why it is vital to understand every aspect of your oven
  • About rack positions
  • The importance of pre-heating and cooking times

Module 10 : Icing & Working With Chocolate

  • About fondants
  • How to use icing colourings
  • About using buttercream icing
  • What ganache is and how to use it on your cakes

Module 11 : Cake Decorating

  • Piping & how to make a piping bag
  • Rosettes & other designs
  • How you can embellish your cakes
  • The best methods for perfectly stacking your cakes

Module 12 : Creating Stands and Displays

  • What the main uses for cake display stands are
  • How to create simple cupcake stands at home
  • About wedding cake stands
  • The factors you should consider when purchasing wedding cake stands

Module 13 : Cake Transportation

  • How to decide if you or the client is going to transport the cake
  • If you have the proper sized vehicle
  • How to determine the correct sized box for you cake
  • Whether you need help carrying the cake

Module 14 : Photographing your Cakes

  • Which digital camera is best
  • The lenses you should use
  • The lighting required for a perfect picture
  • What type of backdrops work best when photographing your cakes

Module 15 : Running Your Own Business

  • What your overheads will likely be
  • How to choose a name for your business
  • The software you need to run a cake business
  • About employees and benefits

Module 16 : Marketing and Social Media

  • How to market your business offline
  • How to market your business online
  • The power a website can have
  • About brand insights and development

Module 17 : The do’s and don’ts & what to do when things don’t go to plan

  • The do’s and don’ts when baking a cake.
  • What to do when things don’t go to plan
  • How to handle complaints
  • How to provide great customer service

Module 18 : Health, Safety, and Hygiene

  • About Health and Safety Guidelines
  • Legal food inspections and how they effect you
  • What your hygiene requirements are
  • What is the HACCP

Module 19: Accounting, VAT, Tax, Insurance and Record Keeping

  • Why accounting is so important
  • About VAT & other taxes you have to pay
  • About recording keeping and its importance to your business
  • How to keep organised with business licenses

Module 20: Hiring Staff and Providing Sufficient Training

  • How to find the best staff for your business
  • The best way to interview prospective employees
  • How to train your staff
  • About employee inspection and creating a hand book

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Learn The Art Of Making Cupcakes

 This information packed course is focused on hobby bakers who want the skills to bake and decorate cupcakes. It also appeals to those who already have the baking skills but want to open their own cupcake company, providing their customers with delicious cupcakes with a choice of decorating techniques.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

These accredited cooking courses will provide you with new skills to help you boost your sales and create beautiful cupcakes. It is suitable for beginners, hobby bakers and seasoned bakers who want to fast track their careers.

The course provides you with a certification which proves you have the knowledge and skills when it comes to cupcake decorating, a certification recognised by industry leaders.

The Certificate in Cupcake Academy will give you the insight and knowledge you need to open your own successful business, offering you a host of key techniques that you can trust.

The course comprises of twenty information packed modules which take approximately fifteen hours to complete. You can study online at your own pace using any device. On completion and successful passing of the multiple choice test, you can download and print your certificate without delay.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • Learn how to create winning cupcake recipes and how to bake and decorate cupcakes.
  • Understand the importance of a portfolio and how to go about meeting with clients to identify what they are looking for.
  • Identify what equipment you will need from buying quality supplies and decorating equipment to kitchen equipment. Know the difference between quality products and saving money.
  • Get an understanding on how to cost batches of batter and icing, how to charge for your time and how to put an effective pricing structure in place.
  • Baking cupcakes and muffins - from finding a good recipe to making it your own and everything in between.
  • Learn how to find the best cake recipes for birthday cakes, along with filling and icing options. You will also get insight into healthier options, which are a growing trend on a global scale right now.
  • If you are thinking of offering wedding cakes, then this module will teach you what you need to determine from that first consultation, how to price the cake and promote your wedding services moving forward.
  • Learn how to choose a Christmas cake recipe along with healthier alternatives, fillings, icings and more.
  • Get a good understanding of the different rack heights, pre-heating and baking temperatures and why it's so important you know your oven to achieve the best results.
  • Learn about fondants, ganache and different icing options, include delicious butter cream.
  • The course will also teach you the basics of icing from making your own piping bag to making rosettes and other designs to enhance your finished cake design.
  • Learn how to make your own cupcake and cake stands at home. You will also learn the art of transporting cakes safely and effectively.
  • Get insider information into running your own cupcake business from the overheads you can expect to pay to choosing a name, the software you will need and more.
  • This accredited course will teach you about the importance of the different marketing options you have available, along with how to handle complaints and what to do when things don't go according to plan.
  • Learn about the importance of health and safety in the workplace. What HACCP is and why you need one for each cake. You will also learn about the hygiene requirements associated with owning and running a cupcake business.
  • Understand about Tax, accounting, insurance, record keeping, hiring and paying staff and more.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Cupcake making
  2. Comprehensive 20 module Accredited Certificate In Cupcake Academy Online Course 
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leadingCupcake experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

CoursesForSuccess.com modules are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Introduction

  • About Creating Winning Recipes
  • About Baking and Decorating
  • About Running and Marketing Your Business
  • How to Decide on a Niche

Module 2 : Meeting Clients/ Establishing Requirements for Jobs

  • Why you should arrange a meeting with potential clients
  • About what you should include in your portfolio
  • How to dig into the details to make sure nothing is missed
  • When you should plan to talk again with the client to finalise details

Module 3 : Supplies and Equipment Needed

  • Deciding on the Right Supplies
  • Baking and Cake Decorating Supplies
  • Kitchen Equipment
  • Quality versus Savings

Module 4 : Pricing, Ingredients & Budgeting

  • How to work out the cost of materials per batch
  • About surcharges for special ingredients
  • How to work out what your time is worth
  • What basic ingredients you will need

Module 5 : Cupcakes & Muffins

  • Finding a recipe and making it your own
  • Vegan cupcake recipes
  • Muffin recipes
  • How to cater for large orders of cupcakes and muffins

Module 6 : Birthday Cakes

  • How to find the perfect birthday cake recipe
  • About fillings for birthday cakes
  • Healthier cake recipes you can try
  • Icing ideas you can try

Module 7 : Wedding Cakes

  • About finding the perfect recipe for wedding cakes
  • What fillings are popular
  • What you need to find out from your client at the initial consultation
  • How to price and promote your wedding cake service

Module 8 : Christmas Cakes

  • About finding the perfect Christmas cake recipe
  • Icing / decorating ideas
  • Healthy recipe options
  • Christmas cake fillings

Module 9 : Baking

  • How to keep your cakes moist
  • Why it is vital to understand every aspect of your oven
  • About rack positions
  • The importance of pre-heating and cooking times

Module 10 : Icing & Working With Chocolate

  • About fondants
  • How to use icing colourings
  • About using buttercream icing
  • What ganache is and how to use it on your cakes

Module 11 : Cake Decorating

  • Piping & how to make a piping bag
  • Rosettes & other designs
  • How you can embellish your cakes
  • The best methods for perfectly stacking your cakes

Module 12 : Creating Stands and Displays

  • What the main uses for cake display stands are
  • How to create simple cupcake stands at home
  • About wedding cake stands
  • The factors you should consider when purchasing wedding cake stands

Module 13 : Cake Transportation

  • How to decide if you or the client is going to transport the cake
  • If you have the proper sized vehicle
  • How to determine the correct sized box for you cake
  • Whether you need help carrying the cake

Module 14 : Photographing your Cakes

  • Which digital camera is best
  • The lenses you should use
  • The lighting required for a perfect picture
  • What type of backdrops work best when photographing your cakes

Module 15 : Running Your Own Business

  • What your overheads will likely be
  • How to choose a name for your business
  • The software you need to run a cake business
  • About employees and benefits

Module 16 : Marketing and Social Media

  • How to market your business offline
  • How to market your business online
  • The power a website can have
  • About brand insights and development

Module 17 : The do’s and don’ts & what to do when things don’t go to plan

  • The do’s and don’ts when baking a cake.
  • What to do when things don’t go to plan
  • How to handle complaints
  • How to provide great customer service

Module 18 : Health, Safety, and Hygiene

  • About Health and Safety Guidelines
  • Legal food inspections and how they effect you
  • What your hygiene requirements are
  • What is the HACCP

Module 19: Accounting, VAT, Tax, Insurance and Record Keeping

  • Why accounting is so important
  • About VAT & other taxes you have to pay
  • About recording keeping and its importance to your business
  • How to keep organised with business licenses

Module 20: Hiring Staff and Providing Sufficient Training

  • How to find the best staff for your business
  • The best way to interview prospective employees
  • How to train your staff
  • About employee inspection and creating a hand book

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 070NSA46
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access to course material
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate of Completion

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