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. 

Essential baking and modern decorating skills

This stunning delicious two-tiered cake will leave everyone wanting more and wondering how you made it.

Start date: Thursday 06/10/2022 Duration 2 days

Introduction to basic piping skills

Start your buttercream journey by learning all the basic piping techniques to create your own beautiful designs.

Start date: Saturday 15/10/2022 Duration 1 day

Raspberry barrel cake

Enhance you cake decorating skills by incorporating Isomalt toppers to your cakes.

Start date: Saturday 29/10/2022 Duration 1 day

Christmas cookies

Learn how to make and decorate these fun festive Christmas cookies perfect to share with your family and friends.

Start date: Wednesday 23/11/2022 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 03/12/2022 Duration 1 day

Busy beehive cake making and decorating

You won’t "bee-lieve" what you will learn in this two-day hands-on course.

Start date: Monday 05/12/2022 Duration 2 days

Essential baking - masking and finishing skills

Join us for this combined class and learn how to make, bake and decorate all in one course.

Start date: Monday 12/12/2022 Duration 2 days

Introduction to buttercream floral cupcakes

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

Start date: Saturday 03/06/2023 Duration 1 day