Logo for APA TAFE
Cake Banner home

Cake design and decoration

Get crafty with our cake design and decorating courses, and you’ll be wishing you could spend every day piping intricate icing patterns and having fun with fondant. 

Beginners will learn the fundamental techniques involved in covering, decorating, piping, stencilling and colouring cakes. 

Intermediate students will learn more advanced skills and learn additional approaches to modelling, decorating and piping. 

Professionals can enhance their existing expertise with a variety of more challenging methods in traditional and contemporary cake making, including figurines and modelling, when they study our advanced and master classes. 

3D Jungle animal toppers

Perfect for either a cake or a cupcake, these gorgeous 3D jungle animal toppers will steal the show at any party.

Start date: Saturday 07/11/2020 Duration 1 day

Creating buttercream flowers, foundations level 2

Take your first steps into the art of piping Korean style buttercream flowers, creating 6 different flowers.

Start date: Saturday 07/11/2020 Duration 1 day

Essential baking and masking skills

Bake 3 different cakes, create a multilayered, multi-flavoured cake, finished with a water-colour effect.

Start date: Tuesday 10/11/2020 Duration 2 days

Buttercream signature rose with berries level 3

Build on your skills and master this beautiful buttercream cake featuring natural roses with a hand painted finish.

Start date: Saturday 14/11/2020 Duration 1 day

Essential baking and finishing skills

Learn how to make simple but elegant cakes that can be finished and enjoyed.

Start date: Tuesday 17/11/2020 Duration 2 days

3D Jelly artistry

Come join us in this hands-on and interactive class and learn how to make these beautiful 3D Jelly flowers.

Start date: Saturday 28/11/2020 Duration 1 day

Christmas buttercream wreath cake level 2

Add to your skills by learning how to create this beautiful cake.

Start date: Saturday 28/11/2020 Duration 1 day

Two-tier chocolate drip cake

Discover how to create this beautiful drip cake incorporating fresh berries.

Start date: Saturday 28/11/2020 Duration 1 day

Christmas ‘down under’ novelty cake

This is not your traditional Christmas cake but it’s certainly a lot of fun…. Santa and Rudolf on the beach!

Start date: Saturday 05/12/2020 Duration 1 day

5 day APA intensive taster

Master a range of skills in Patisserie, Chocolate, Cake Design and Decoration, Sugar and Bakery in this exciting new class.

Start date: Monday 07/12/2020 Duration 5 days

Cake decoration foundation intensive

Discover the fundamentals of cake decorating in this fun and interactive class.

Start date: Monday 11/01/2021 Duration 5 days

Buttercream piping & creative floral designs level 1

Start your journey by learning all the basics of buttercream piping and create beautiful floral designs.

Start date: Saturday 06/02/2021 Duration 1 day

Under the sea 3D cupcakes

Learn how to create six under the sea themed cupcakes that will surely impress your family, friends and especially the kids!

Start date: Saturday 20/03/2021 Duration 1 day