During this ONLINE course, students will learn all the basic techniques of making the following sugar flowers:
Orchids( Cattleya & Cymbidium)
Cherry & Orange Blossoms,
Arum( cala) lilies,
Foliage( including rose, ivy leaves) & ornamental buds
This course is suitable for beginners and intermediate level students.
You will be able to watch and learn how each petal, leaf and decorations are made, shaped, dried, dusted, taped together. All steps will be shown with clear visual and audio instructions, close-ups/ multiple angles footages.
You will also learn various business aspects of decorating, budget alternatives to sugar flowers, decorating cake stands & knives, costing & pricing your sugar flowers. For achieving a natural look, all flowers done during the course will be dusted and then taped to create floral arrangements.
The price you pay covers:
- the tuition fee ( 10 hours live online tuition, over 30 hours offline tuition )
- the equipment( PME student kit & book)
- consumables needed to complete the flowers learned during the course(1 kg white gum paste, a selection of gel and dust colours, floral wires, stamens, and tape)
- three months access to all printable, audio and video material ( instructions and recipes) needed for making your own flower and modelling pastes and creating every type of flower/ leaf made during the course.
The PME student kit, book, and consumables will be posted and you will receive them within a week after completing your booking( paying in full).
Along with the consumables which will be sent out to you you'll also need the following:
-edible markers ( optional)
-corn flour to dry out the rolling surface
-single-use gloves for colouring
Part of the course will consist in live sessions, 2 hours per week, so before booking, you must make sure you will be available to attend each session, using a video and audio connection to allow you to interact with your instructor.
You will be able to ask questions and communicate with your instructor Ribana who will happily answer all your questions about the subject.
A MAXIMUM OF 4 STUDENTS PER SESSION.
Live sessions will run one day per week for five consecutive weeks, from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm ( UK time). Doors will open from 7.20 pm and close at 7.30 pm. Ribana will cover many topics related to the skill of sugar flowers making.
She will talk about the business side of making sugar flowers and floral arrangements, how to price them and how to produce edible flowers suitable for commercial use.
During each live session, she will demonstrate, while answering your questions, how to make each sugar flower included in the course's topic.
All videos (offline and live recorded) will be available for you to watch at any time three months from the course's starting date.
Having all the necessary equipment and consumables ready for the class will help you to create your projects during the live sessions simultaneously with Ribana. If you need more execution time, you can complete the homework offline, submitting the photos/ videos showing the results at your convenience. Close up photos/ videos showing the final projects (tasks) will have to reach us for evaluation.
If the craft level meets the criteria at the end of the course, you will be receiving the PME professional diploma sugar flowers course.
In case you need more time to practice accomplishing the expected results, you can submit your homework within three months from the date the course will end. Sending the photos later than three months will incur a £10 charge.
In case the quality of the artistry does not meet the criteria, you will need to redo the projects and resend the results. Starting with the third submission a charge of £ 10 will be payable for each reassessing session.
If you cannot attend a live session for any reason, this will be available for you to watch it recorded. You cannot miss more than one live session, so make sure you can attend the dates selected when you proceed with your booking. If something unpredicted will happen after booking the course, you will be able to transfer the booking for the following session after paying a £ 30 admin fee.
To join the live class, you will have to have access to any of the following apps: Zoom, YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo.
Here is a summary of all steps involved :
1. Pick your preferred dates and pay to secure your place.
2. Wait for your student kit ( PME tools, PME book, consumables needed for the course)to arrive.
UK students should receive the parcel within a week from the booking's date( free service). Students based in any other European country will have to pay for the delivery and time frame will depend on the type of delivery service chosen at the checkout.
3. Access the links to join the group on the platforms mentioned above and get immediate access to instructions ( printable instructions and video & audio tutorials).
4. Join the live class on the dates & time specified in the booking, to watch the live presentations, demonstrations, ask questions, interact with your instructor and colleagues. Start creating the projects during the live session and continue after to complete.
5. Send photos/ videos of your completed projects for evaluation to qualify for obtaining your PME professional diploma sugar flowers module.
6. Receive your PME professional diploma certificate through the post after completing the course.
We can confidently say our intensive course is second to none, the best choice for those looking to learn the secret of making sugar flowers.
At the end of the course, you will keep your student kit, book, all flowers, and decorations you will make during this time and most importantly the KNOWLEDGE & CONFIDENCE, lots of tips and tricks to use in further successful projects.
You can book your place online, then pay by card, PayPal or bank transfer. You can also pay over the counter in any Barclays branch using the following details( please use your name as a reference for the payment)
Students paying by bank transfer will receive as a bonus 1 kg of white candy melt and the glucose needed to prepare a batch of modelling paste perfect for creating delicious chocolate roses. This will be sent out at the same time as your student kit.
For bank transfer please use the following details :
Academy of cake decorating Ltd, sort code 20 92 54, acc no 43429687, Barclays PLC
Any other European country:
Academy of cake decorating ltd
Company registered in England No 9799661
Barclays PLC Sort Code 20-92-54 Account No 43429687
IBAN GB51 BARC 2092 5443 4296 87
BEGINNERS, who want to learn to the art of making sugar flowers from scratch.
INTERMEDIATE, who want to brush up their skills and reach the advanced level.