Candle Making Workshop

Candle Making Workshop

$150 Limited inc GST
Candle Making Workshop

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<p><strong>We offer training in face to face and/or online learning formats.</strong></p>

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Candle Making Workshop - Sydney Course

We offer training in face to face and/or online learning formats.

  • Please see scheduled class for delivery format.
  • Online classes delivered via livestream video over Zoom.

This workshop will teach and inspire you to make your very own soy candles. Whether you are interested in making candles for the markets, fun, retail or give aways, this is the perfect way to get started.

You will learn simple techniques to create and achieve the best soy candles without spending a cent on specialised equipment. You will learn all about wick selection for different types of containers and jars, different oils, dyes, additives and more. Our candle making tutor has over 20 years' experience.

By the end of the workshop, you will leave with your very own stash of candles, worth $100 minimum. 

This workshop is designed for all levels, from beginners to advanced. No prior experience is required. Please be aware that weather can affect how fast candles set so class may finish up to an hour later. 

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

This hands-on course will give you insight into fascinating facets of soy wax candle making including:

  • Wick selection for different types of containers and jars
  • Dyes and additives 
  • Equipment and tools of the trade 
  • Colouring and fragrance 
  • Fragrance oils vs. essential oils 
  • Types of jars, tins, and containers
  • Candle safety

Course Outcome

At the end of the course students will know how to perfect and make a soy candle.

  • The difference in fragrance oils vs essential oils 
  • Wick sizes 
  • Percentages/proportions to use
  • Candle safety 
  • Melting the temperatures of wax 
  • When to pour the oils into the wax 
  • All the industry secrets to make a retail candle

Delivery Mode

  • We offer training in face to face and/or online learning formats.
  • To check the delivery mode of the course you are interested in please view the class timetable.

Classroom based: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material face to face.

Classroom based learning for this course includes:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students

Please note: Government COVID-19 regulations and recommendations, including appropriate social distancing measures, hand washing and other hygiene protocols will be in place at all times and may result in course delivery changes.

Remote learning: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material via interactive livestream video classes online.

Remote learning for this course includes:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Livestream video classes online
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students during livestream video sessions

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!