Wilton Courses

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The Wilton Method of Cake Decorating is the best and easiest way to learn cake decorating. For over 85 years, Wilton has made it simple and fun for anyone to make amazing cakes.

Interested in becoming an authorized Wilton Method Instructor?

Wilton Method classes are an in-store experience; these are the qualifications needed to become an authorized Wilton Class Location:

  • Wilton classes must be held in a retail store location that sells Wilton products purchased through Zoratto Enterprises.
  • Authorized locations must have the space and facilities to support a class. An ideal class space should have a table and chairs with room for the students to work, as well as access to water and electricity.

Wilton Method courses are taught by Certified Wilton Method Instructors (WMIs). Instructor certification is obtained through participating in a Wilton Instructor Training Seminar.

Ideal Instructor Candidates exhibit the following qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of cake decorating and baking
  • A keen interest in crafting and creative arts
  • Teaching and presentation skills
  • Outgoing and flexible personality
  • Reliable
  • Interest in learning The Wilton Method

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 Looking to attend a Wilton Cake Decorating Class?
Wilton Method cake decorating class programs make learning to decorate even easier and more fun! Let friendly Wilton Method instructors help you experience the thrill of creating cakes and treats that will delight your friends and family, even if you’ve never decorated before!

The Wilton method courses feature:

  • A fun, friendly, experience! - Anyone can do it!
  • Streamlined curriculum
  • Generous practice time with your instructor
  • Exciting new techniques
  • Lots of hands-on activity
  • Easy ways to decorate cookies & cupcakes

You don't have to be a chef or even experienced in the kitchen to decorate a cake, cookie, cupcake or brownie. The Wilton Method of Cake Decorating will teach you all of the techniques to make treats that will amaze your friends and family!

Each Wilton Method Course consists of four, 2-hour classes and is run by a selection of our retailers. For your nearest location, please refer to the list below.

DeLovely Cake Design
Ultimo, NSW
0481 838 587
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The Cake Stop
Beaconsfield, VIC
(03) 9769 7099
CW Cakes
Dandenong, VIC
(03) 9791 3243
Across the Board Cake Design
Tuggeranong, ACT
Le Kitchen
Ballarat, VIC
(03) 5331 1367
Special Treats By Carolyn
Knoxfield, VIC
(03) 9764 1188
Creating Cakes
Sorell, TAS
(03) 6269 2005
Epicure Homewares
Prosperine, QLD
(07) 4945 1594

Wilton Decorating Basics 

Course 1: Building Buttercream Skills

Build buttercream skills you can use for all decorating projects — from cupcakes to cakes for any occasion. Whether you’re new to decorating or have been decorating for years, when you complete Course 1, you’ll be proud of the new techniques you’ve learned and ready to showcase them on your next project.

Along the way, you’ll learn to Ice and decorate a cake and other sweet treats, Pipe lines and make simple borders, letters and shapes on your cake, Make six different buttercream icing flowers, Transfer images to a cake to decorate, Make icing the right consistency to decorate, Fill and use a decorating bag.

Flowers & Cake Design Wilton Course

Course 2: Flowers and Cake Design

Work with royal icing, the ideal medium to use when creating flowers and decorations in advance. You’ll learn core techniques to make a wide variety of flowers, such as pansies, lilies and The Wilton Rose. You’ll also learn how to design a professional-looking cake, from selecting the colours to arranging your flowers.

Your Certified Wilton Method Instructor will help you each step of the way as you learn to Design the colour palette and pattern for a cake, Complete buttercream icing piping techniques, Create seven different types of flowers, and understand how to feature them on your next project, Learn to pipe royal icing appliqués, Pipe additional decorative borders onto your cake.

Gum Paste and Fondant Wilton Course

Course 3: Gum Paste and Fondant

Develop new skills working with fondant and gum paste, and apply them to create shapes, borders and flowers. You’ll also learn how to cover a cake with fondant. Plus, you’ll design and create a complete project using all the techniques you were taught.

Your Certified Wilton Method Instructor will help you each step of the way as you learn to Prepare and colour gum paste and fondant, Cover a cake with fondant, Create different types of bows and flowers, including the calla lily, rose and carnation, Discover how easy it is to paint on fondant, Design and complete a cake with the shapes and flowers from the course.

Advanced Gum Paste Flowers Wilton Course 4