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Royal Icing (Beginners)

Course Code: A-CCRI

Level: 1
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

About the course

Become an expert cake decorator with our six week royal icing course!

What you'll learn

You will learn how to marzipan, flat ice and decorate a celebration cake professionally using traditional skills to include shells, scrolls, graduated line work, 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 with different consistencies of royal icing.

Entry requirements

There are no specific requirements for this course.


There are no assessment methods for this course.

What's next?

You may progress onto a range of hospitality and catering 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.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.