FDQ has designed this range of qualifications in order to train the next generation of confectioners and cake decorators.
We can work with colleges to bring fresh talent into the sector equipped with critical cake decoration skills and knowledge to carve out a successful career.
These cake decoration qualifications cover a broad range of practical skills and knowledge including the following areas:
These qualifications will assist learners in preparing to enter the workforce or alternatively can help those already working in cake decoration to build their skills and knowledge off the job. The college based training which is linked to these short qualifications is based upon short courses of practical skills development.
These qualifications are designed for learners who are either working in or preparing to work in professional cake decoration roles.
They offer learners the opportunity to develop intermediate professional cake decoration skills. They are designed to recognise achievement in professional cake decoration skills in confectionery operations.
To find out how to add this qualification to your provision, please call or email us today.
Level 1 Award in Cake Decoration - £42.50
Level 1 Certificate in Cake Decoration - £60.00
Level 2 Award in Professional Cake Decoration - £42.50
Level 2 Certificate in Professional Cake Decoration - £60.00
Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Professional Cake Decoration - £80.00
These offer learners the opportunity to develop practical skills and knowledge in an off-the-job learning environment.These qualifications are designed to support progression into further learning and work-based learning.
Owen Smith learning lamb butchery skills at MEAT Ipswich butchery school.
Owen Smith (18) has become our 100th successful EPA candidate. Owen trained for his butchery apprenticeship with MEAT Ipswich, where his trainer, Stuart Davis, said of him,
"Owen is a pleasant and very well mannered young man. Owen has gained confidence throughout his apprenticeship and has applied his learning to practical situations at his place of work, enabling him to adapt certain practices to suit the needs of the company. "
Originally studying for ‘A’ levels, Owen realised the academic route wasn’t for him, so applied for an apprentice butcher job with Ansell and Sons in Maldon, Essex. Though at first he struggled working a 39 hour week he enjoyed the butchery training, especially as he was being paid to learn! Since completing his butchery apprenticeship and end-point assessment he has become an integral part of the team. He loves interacting with people and feels he learns something new every day.
Now more than ever apprenticeships are a great way of bringing new people into your team, or developing the skills of existing staff. On 1st April employer contributions were halved from 10% to 5%. This means the Government funds 95% of the apprenticeship training costs. In some circumstances 100% of training costs are covered. Talk to one of our friendly team to find out more.Read more
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