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Cake Decorating Courses

Urban Cake Republic welcomes everyone, whether you are new to cake decorating and need a new hobby or challenge, or perhaps you have skills that you want to develop further.  From seasoned professional to business owner, we can assist in your artistic development and bring out your inner cake decorating creativity. No matter your age or experience you're never too old (or young) to pick up new life skills.  The staff at Urban Cake Republic are fully vetted and have undergone rigorous background checks - so we are able to provide a safer learning experience. 

 

Baking Courses

We have a variety of baking courses located at purpose-built kitchens. You will have fun learning how to bake or honing your existing baking skills. Click here to find out where our baking school is located.

In our classes you may be required to take notes, however, where possible you will be issued with handouts and homework tasks especially for the specialist courses.  Full details of course content will be given to you after you have applied for your course.

We also have disability access also.

Covid 19

We have chosen to reduce class sizes and as a result we will be adhering very closely to government guidelines with regards to Covid 19 or any other medical issues or outbreaks.  Therefore you maybe required to wear Personal Protective Equipment in class and will have to observe strict Health Safety and Hygiene practices at all times.

 

In the event that there is a lockdown, UCR may choose to continue to pursue interactive teaching online.

Length of Courses

All courses are run one day or one evening a week for a specified number of weeks unless otherwise indicated.

Certificate of Attendance celebrating your success.

On completion of your course, we will award you with a Certificate of Attendance.  These are normally available for courses that are more than 4 weeks long, (including the Starting your own Food/Cake Business).  However, it is important to note that this document will only be supplied to you if you have an 80% attendance rate or higher.

Overseas Students

If you require any further information with regards to our courses please email us directly.

Enrolments

All classes have a set amount of places that are issued on a first come, first serve basis.  

 

Late Enrolments

Accepting late enrolments is at the discretion of UCR, should you enrol after the course has commenced, you will be required to pay the full listed course price, however you will have to call or email us first to check availability.

How to Apply

Simply fill out the online application form below, then pay the requisite deposit or make a full payment accordingly.  We will not reserve your place on any course until payment is made.

  

***PLEASE NOTE*** If you are applying for any of the vocational accredited courses, you will be required to upload 2 types of identification, one photographic, the other proof of residency.  All information submitted is treated in the strictest confidence. 

Click here for the accredited course application form. 

Click here for the non-accredited short courses.

If you have any difficulties with the application form do not hesitate to contact us via email at theucr092@gmail.com.

Here are a list of courses/workshops, dates and prices.  Click on the 'Class info/prices' button below to see the course content and how to enrol, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Cake Decorating/ Baking Courses & Prices

  • Beginner's Accredited 24 Week Course in Cake Dec Tuesdays 2021-2022 £1150.00
    09 Nov 2021, 18:00 – 10 May 2022, 21:00
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
    Get with this exciting certified training programme for those wanting to learn the art of Cake Decorating, start a cake business or develop a hobby. Choose ONE of the payment options below.
  • Intermediate Accredited 24 Week Course in Cake Dec Wednesdays 2021-2022  £1150.00
    10 Nov 2021, 18:00 – 11 May 2022, 21:00
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
    Get with this exciting certified training programme for those wanting to extend, capitalise and develop their cake decorating skills and knowledge. Challenge yourself and excel on this course. Choose ONE of the payments options below.
  •  Vegan, Plant-based & Gluten-free Cakes and Bakes - Beginner Level £299.00 6 weeks
    12 Jan 2022, 18:30 – 16 Feb 2022, 21:00
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
    Learn how to make a mouth-wateringly moist and delicious cakes and breads using wholesome plant-based ingredients, catering to those who are vegan or simply have special dietary needs.
  • Baking From Scratch £299.00 6 Weeks - Beginner's Level
    Tue, 01 Feb
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
    01 Feb 2022, 18:30 GMT – 08 Mar 2022, 21:00 GMT
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
    Save your space where you will learn how to bake delicious cakes, cupcakes and bread. In this class you will learn how to create the perfect tasty bakes with trouble-shooting exercises on your baking journey.
  • Beginner's Cake Decorating 6 Week Course £299.00
    Thu, 03 Feb
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
    03 Feb 2022, 19:00 – 10 Mar 2022, 21:00
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
    An exciting introduction to cake decorating and modelling techniques aimed at beginners or those who wish to improve their techniques.
  • Kids Kupcake Easter Holiday Challenge £15 per child or 2 children for £25
    Wed, 20 Apr
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
    20 Apr 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
    Are your kids aged between 5-15 & hungry for some fun? Are they mini cake artistes in the making? Yes? Well we've set up a small competition event whereby children will be taught how to decorate cupcakes in the Easter. The best decorated cupcakes will receive a prize and a certificate.
  • Tiered /Wedding Cake 6 Week Course £375.00
    Thu, 28 Apr
    Parchmore Community Centre
    28 Apr 2022, 18:30 – 02 Jun 2022, 21:00
    Parchmore Community Centre, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
    DO NOT MISS...This exciting 6 week course whereby you will create a show-stopper tiered cakes. Learn contemporary styles, a variety of techniques and cover those impressive tall cakes. Birthday, general celebrations or wedding (you choose...!) Learn stacking techniques and grow confidence.
  • Magical Macarons (1 Evening Workshop) £75
    Wed, 25 May
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
    25 May 2022, 19:00 – 21:00
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
    Learn how to how to bake, fill & decorate sweet and colourful macarons. You will learn the secret of producing the perfect macarons with our own patisserie expert. Suitable for all levels.
  • Baking From Scratch £299.00 6 Weeks - Beginner's Level
    Wed, 15 Jun
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
    15 Jun 2022, 18:30 BST – 20 Jul 2022, 21:00 BST
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
    Save your space where you will learn how to bake delicious cakes, cupcakes and bread. In this class you will learn how to create the perfect tasty bakes with trouble-shooting exercises on your baking journey.
  • Beginner's Cake Decorating 6 Week Course £299.00
    Thu, 16 Jun
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
    16 Jun 2022, 19:00 – 21 Jul 2022, 21:00
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
    An exciting introduction to cake decorating and modelling techniques aimed at beginners or those who wish to improve their techniques.
  • Start or Run Your Own Food/Cake Business Successfully 1 Day Workshop £60.00
    01 Jul 2022, 10:00 – 15:00
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
    1 Day workshop - Don't miss out on this chance to learn about running your own cake/food business. Whether you are an existing business, just starting out or thinking about it, learn about loopholes and traps that you can avoid, be prepared for this rewarding enterprise. Refreshments available.
  • SUMMER HOLIDAY Children's Bootcamp Cake Decorating Workshop.
    Time is TBD
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
    Time is TBD
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
    IT'S BACK AGAIN! A four half-day cake decorating course aimed at children wanting to have fun whilst learning a new life long skill. Children can attend as many days as they choose, however, those who attend the full four day course will be presented with a special certificate of achievement.
  • Wired Sugar Flowers Accredited Course Level 1
    Time is TBD
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co
    Time is TBD
    Parchmore Methodist Church, Youth and Co, Parchmore Methodist Church, 53 Parchmore Rd, Thornton Heath CR7 8LY, UK
    Learn how to create beautiful sprays of sugar flowers as toppers for cakes, using a variety of decorative techniques.