Cake Decorator’s Certificate
Wake Technical Community College

Program Details

The online Cake Decorator's Certificate is an art degree from Wake Technical Community College.  With this online art program students gain skills specific to cake decorating.  You will learn about baking cakes, preparing different icings, slicing and icing cakes, piping skills, gum paste, and fondant work.  This certificate culminates with students entering a tiered cake in a pastry competition.  Courses are:
  • Sanitation and Safety
  • Fundamentals of Food
  • Baking I
  • Baking II
  • Cake Design and Decorating

You can also complete an optional course in European Cakes and Tortes.



  • High school transcripts or equivalent
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges