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This four-day diploma course will give you the practical skills and personal confidence needed to create stunning stacked cakes.
This module is designed to teach you the principles of assembling and decorating a stacked wedding cake. You will work with a combination of dummy tiers and real tiers, all of which you will expertly ice in sugar paste. You will then learn how to securely stack the tiers with dowels. Finally, we will introduce you to several fundamental design elements for decorating your cake based on Peggy's latest wedding cake design, the 'Pippa Lace' cake.
Techniques will include bead piping, handcrafted sugar flowers (roses, peonies and wired blossoms), lace stencilling and over-piping with royal icing. You will be making an handcrafted sugar bow with pearl lustre using half & half paste. At the end of the module, you will go home with an elegant four-tier wedding cake and the ability to make cakes with any number of tiers.
All students will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the module.
Completion of the 'Tiered Wedding Cakes' Module is essential for all students seeking to achieve the Peggy Porschen Academy Professional Cake Maker Diploma.
Times: 10am to 4pm
(Due to the nature of the work involved, end times of some days may vary -- i.e. some days will finish earlier, and some later. This will not affect the overall content of the course.)
Duration: 4 Days
Class size: 6 students
Fee: £895 incl. VAT
Skill Level: Intermediate
International Students: If you are coming from abroad and require a visa, we recommend you book at least three months in advance to allow for ample time to process your visa application. We do not offer a letter of invitation to assist with your visa, although we are happy to send a letter confirming your course booking. We do not offer refunds under any circumstances other than those specified in our Cancellation Policy, even if visa applications are rejected.
Student Discounts: All Peggy Porschen Academy students receive a 10% discount on any purchases made at the Academy and Parlour for the duration for the class.
Food & Drink: Students are invited to join us at the Academy about 10 minutes before the start of class. We will also provide complimentary snacks, coffee, tea and water at the Academy throughout the day. While the Academy must remain closed to students during the lunch break, there are plenty of restaurants and cafes in the area and some offer reduced prices to Peggy Porschen students.
Kitchen Attire: The Peggy Porschen Academy will provide students with aprons for use throughout the course. The aprons remain property of the Peggy Porschen Academy and must be returned at the end of the course. All students are required to wear solid, comfortable shoes with closed toes, such as trainers (no high heels or sandals, please). We recommend students avoid wearing warm and bulky clothing, as the classroom may get quite hot (especially during baking courses).
Code of Conduct: Due to health and safety regulations, students are required to neatly tie back long hair at all times. They are also advised against wearing jewellery. Students are not permitted to use mobile phones in the classroom, with the exception of using the camera function. Videos are strictly prohibited.
Tools, Equipment & Ingredients: The Peggy Porschen Academy will provide students with all required tools, equipment and ingredients for the duration of the class. The tools and equipment remain property of the Peggy Porschen Academy and must be returned at the end of the course. Certain items are available for purchase at the Academy, at the Parlour or through our online store.
Transportation Boxes & Bags: The Peggy Porschen Academy will provide suitable boxes for the products created in class, however students are responsible for bringing their own heavy-duty carrier bags.