Cake Decorating - Certificate
The Cake Decorating Certificate program will teach students how to apply and use the latest baking techniques and tools with direct experience internships in commercial, state-of-the-art kitchens. This certificate will emphasize American and European cake construction and artistry.
For more information about HGTC's accreditations, click here.
For more information, contact:
Geoff Blount - (843) 839-7002
As more people discover the fresh taste and healthful goodness of artisan baked goods, HGTC's Cake Decorating Certificate graduates will find employment in the following areas:
- Bake shops (small and large)
- Country Clubs
- Hotels and Resorts
- Health Care Facilities
For more information about gainful employment, visit:https://www.hgtc.edu/righttoknow.
For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry-Georgetown Technical Colleges Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development resources.
Students who complete this certificate are eligible for ServSafe certification.
Course Sequence and Progression Requirements
A minimum grade of "C" or better is required for all CUL and BKP-prefixed courses for progression and graduation. Most Baking and Pastry Making (CUL , BKP) courses are offered only once each year, so following the recommended course sequence is extremely important.
|First Semester - Fall|
|BKP 119||Introduction to Baking and Pastry||3|
|BKP 210||Advanced Cakes||3|
|CUL 113||Success in Hospitality Studies||1|
|Second Semester - Spring|
|BKP 121||Cake Decorating Finishing Techniques||3|
|BKP 236||Bakery and Pastry Capstone||3|
|CWE XXX||CWE - Work Experience||3|
|IDS 105||Career Assessment and Exploration||1|
Total Credit Hours