C&G Level 1 Certificate In Sugarcraft (QCF)

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 607 Conc £0 Full £1711 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Tuesday 10:00 - 14:45 30 MAC 24/09/2019 23/06/2020 FD1001

What will the course cover?

This 30 session course will cover the basic techniques and skills used in sugar craft. The course consists of 4 units: 3 subject based skills units one of which is a sampling unit and a design unit. You will learn not only the skills to work with the materials of the craft but also you will develop your potential as a designer within the discipline.

Who is the course for?

Learners who wish to increase their skills in the subject for employment and/or personal development.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

None but an interest in the subject and a willingness to learn. You will need to record your work in photographs and write out simple costings and other related information so you will need to be able to write in English at Entry 3 or above level.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

There are 4 units: Design, Sampling (in the medium) and 2 subject specific units chosen to develop your skills in this diverse area of work. Research design ideas. Use design materials to sketch own design ideas for sugarpaste mini cakes and floral corsage to show the use of: • Colour • Line • Texture Develop statements of intent Decorate mini cakes with sugarpaste to a selected design. Create a floral corsage design. Complete a sugar floral corsage and a set of 6 mini cakes.. Present finished decorated mini cakes and floral corsage following a design specification. Produce cost sheets. Produce production timescales. Evaluate completed work produced. Be able to work safely and effectively using tools, equipment and materials

How is the course organised?

Demonstrations, groupwork, practical and project work. Class instruction and one to one tuition. There will also be tutorials.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

There will be homework set to support your learning and to ensure a successful outcome.

How will my progress be assessed?

Your progress will be assessed by using your tracking grid and folder. Your work will be assessed and marked by your tutor and will be sampled by internal and external verifiers. Questions and answer sessions. Photographs taken as you progress.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Begin to work in the business or for yourself or take further courses at this level or higher level 2 course with us or a FE college (tutor can advise).

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

Your tutor will advise learners about the “tools of the trade” you will be advised each week of what you need to bring. some materials and equipment will be provided. You will need to bring an A4 ring-binder with plastic sleeves.

What support is available?

Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details of all available support can be found on our website (hfals.co.uk), in the Guide and the Student handbook, or from teaching or Reception staff.