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The Buttercream Cake Decorating is a wonderful learning opportunity for anyone who has a passion for this topic and is interested in enjoying a long career in the relevant industry. It’s also for anyone who is already working in this field and looking to brush up their knowledge and boost their career with a recognised certification.     

This Buttercream Cake Decorating consists of several modules that take around 4 hours to complete. The course is accompanied by instructional videos, helpful illustrations, how-to instructions and advice.

The course is offered online at a very affordable price. That gives you the ability to study at your own pace in the comfort of your home. You can access the modules from anywhere and from any device.

Why choose this course

  • Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion.
  • Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors
  • Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device
  • Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments
  • Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams
  • Full Tutor Support on Weekdays

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment


Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to obtain your course completion e-certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of £9.99 and PDF Certificate at £4.99.

Course Curriculum

Introduction- Get Started!
Welcome! 00:02:00
Swiss Meringue Buttercream Method 00:08:00
Custom Cake Boards 00:18:00
Frosting a Cake Smooth
Trimming Cakes 00:08:00
Layering Cakes 00:04:00
Crumb Coat 00:05:00
Applying the Second Coat 00:08:00
Frosting the Cake Smooth 00:10:00
Spatula Techniques
Technique 1-Zigzags 00:06:00
Technique 2- Straight Lines 00:06:00
Technique 3- Pinwheel 00:04:00
Technique 4- Circles 00:04:00
Getting Started with Color 00:06:00
Watercolor Technique-Preparation 00:06:00
Watercolor Technique- Method 00:08:00
Transfer the Watercolor Cake 00:04:00
Ombre Technique-Preparation 00:03:00
Ombre Technique-Method 00:09:00
Transfer the Ombre Cake 00:04:00
Piping Bags 00:04:00
Filling a Piping Bag 00:03:00
Rosettes-Practice 00:05:00
Rosettes-Piping on a Cake 00:05:00
Ruffles-Practice 00:06:00
Ruffles-Transfer a Design 00:07:00
Ruffles- Transfer the Cake 00:01:00
Ruffles- Piping on a Cake 00:06:00
Floral Ruffles- Practice 00:03:00
Floral Ruffles- Planning 00:04:00
Floral Ruffles- Piping the Sides 00:04:00
Floral Ruffles- Piping the Top 00:05:00
Prepare your Paints 00:05:00
Painting a Cake 00:06:00
Painting with Luster 00:03:00
Fundamentals and Equipment 00:03:00
Green Ruffle Cake Stacking 00:02:00
Green Ruffles-Finishing Touches 00:03:00
Orange Floral Ruffle Cake Stacking 00:07:00
Floral Ruffles-Finishing Touches 00:02:00
Thank You! 00:02:00
Resources 00:02:00

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