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Basic Techniques of Cake Decorating - MQF Level 1 - Creative Expression / Espressjoni Kreattiva

Duration
Delivered from October 2018 to January 2019 and from February to May 2019.
Entry Requirements
No particular entry requirements are necessary for this level.
Learning Outcomes

• The difficulties encountered during cake making and baking.

• The process to cover a cake’s surface with marzipan.

• The process to coat the marzipan layer with the sugar paste to achieve a smooth
   Surface.

• The different types of pastes used in the process of modelling and decorating: Mexican
   paste, Flower paste, Sugar Paste.

• The colour theory.

• The application of edible colours and powders to colour the sugar paste.

• The methodology to calculate the amount of material necessary to decorate a cake.

• The use of modelling tools.

• The modelling of decorative features: characters (teddy bear, elephants, Christmas and
   Easter themed (ex: snowmen and rabbits), frills, ribbons, flowers, foliage.

• The assembly process of the characters modelled to form a bouquet or composition of
  characters.
 
 
Methods of Teaching
Practical and hands-on sessions.
General Objectives

 N/A

Assessment/Feedback
Ongoing assessment, lifelong learning portfolio, tutorials and final presentation of works.
Certification/Award
Vocational Education and Training Award in Basic Techniques of Cake Decorating. The National Commission for Further and Higher Education deems this VET Award (5 credits) to be at Level 1 of the MQF.
Access to next level of education/training
After successfully completing this course, learners can then proceed to Open Class.
Code
Venue
Tutor/s
Start/End Date
Days and Time
CBB0001Blata l-Bajda Adult Learning Centre, Mountbatten Str.(ex Maria Regina)N/A02/10/2018 - 15/01/2019Tuesday 17:00-19:00
CBB0002Blata l-Bajda Adult Learning Centre, Mountbatten Str.(ex Maria Regina)N/A03/10/2018 - 16/01/2019Wednesday 17:00-19:00
CMST002Mosta Adult Learning Centre - Triq il-Biedja (Żokrija) N/A01/10/2018 - 21/01/2019Monday 17:30-19:30
CMRH002Mrieħel Adult Learning Centre - B. Bontadini Str N/A01/10/2018 - 21/01/2019Monday 17:00-19:00

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