Where will this course lead?

This course is ideal for anyone who has a love for flowers, or who enjoys cake decorating. This course can expand the scope for the cake decorator to broaden their skills when making wedding and celebration cakes. However this course is also ideal for students to enjoy creating beautiful flower displays for the pleasure and satisfaction it brings.

What will I study?

You will make a simple and easy spray of flowers depicting the season. You will develop skills using tools, cutters and modelling techniques. Students will be working with flower paste. Students will gain confidence and move onto more complex skills in sugarcraft as they improve and learn.

How will this course be delivered?

Practical class based work lead by tutor demonstration; some designs may have to be completed at home.

What qualifications will I get?

This is a personal enrichment programme.

How will I be assessed?

This course is for personal development and is informally assessed by the tutor with self assessment and evaluation by the student.

How do I get a place on the course?

Enrolment opportunities are available throughout the year. Please contact us for more details on 0121 678 7000 or email Community.SkillsforLife@Solihull.ac.uk 

What are the entry requirements?

Students must be aged 19+.
If you have learning difficulty or disability please let us know when you apply. 

What else do I need to know?

The tutor will inform you on the first session of any tools and equipment that are required. The tutor will also have a list of suppliers where these will be available. Please bring a pen and notebook to every session.

Please note: Materials are not supplied for Cakes, Flowers/Floristry, Textiles, Soft Furnishings, Homemade Crafts, Calligraphy, Art, Cookery, Tiling, Painting & Decorating, Sewing or Dressmaking.

Students are responsible for providing their own ingredients and some equipment. 

What can I do after this course?

We also offer a range of craft courses for adults, as well as Wider Family Learning courses designed for adults and children to learn together.


Woodlands Campus

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Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code


Study Mode

Part Time

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