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Royal Icing (Beginners)

Course Code: CCRI2

Subject area: Hospitality & Catering
Awarding body: City College Plymouth
Qualification: College Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Six weeks
When you'll study: Thursdays, 1.30pm - 4.30pm

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About the course

Learn how to marzipan, flat ice and decorate a celebration cake professionally using traditional skills to include shells, scrolls, graduated linework, piped lettering and piped flowers. Guidance will be given on how to mix and colour royal icing, make piping bags and work with different consistencies of royal icing. Students will be required to bring their own equipment and an 8” or 9” round fruit cake.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements.


There are no exams.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you could go on to study a wide range of catering short courses at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: CCRI2

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18
19 - 23 (Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.