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Study This Candle Making Online Course and Learn About the Different Techniques Required to Make Candles

If you are passionate and really enjoy making candles, you could certainly consider pursuing this exciting hobby as a full-time career by setting up your own candle making business.  If you’re dedicated to making your new business a success then this Candle Making Online Course will guide you on the various steps and materials involved in candle making.

Students will learn about the basic candle making methods, different kinds of wax and various types of wicks. You will learn all about the safety precautions you need to take while making candles, and will also be educated about ways to make your workplace safe.

You will learn about how to roll the candles, pour them, make your own wax sheets, make different candle shapes, experimenting with colors and information on containers and additives. Students will be guided how to safely dip the candles and will also discuss the candle burning process. You will learn about lots of other candles, such as birthday candles, hand molded candles, beaded candles, scented candles, Danish tapers, beeswax candles, multi-wick candles, twisted tapers, themed and floating candles.

What will you learn with our Candle Making Business Online Course

  • Candle Making
  • Safety First
  • Handmade Candles
  • Making Shapes
  • Dipped Candles
  • Other Candles
  • Decorating
  • Setting Up Your Business

Candle Making Business Online Course- Requirements

The Candle Making Business Online Course is delivered 100 percent online.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Candle Making Business Online Course
  3. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  4. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  5. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Candle Making Business Online Courses Outline

Module 1: Candle Making

Introduction

Candle making is an enjoyable and exciting hobby that provides an opportunity to create lovely ornamental candles for decorations and gifts. 

Part 1: Basic Methods

Candle making requires wariness and being careful as it deals with heat. It is not mainly a complicated process as it is simple, and it just needs time for the wax to be set completely. 

Part 2: Waxing Lyrical

Wax is a vital component of a candle as it is the one that is utilized to fashion it. Candle waxes are made of paraffin traditionally, but the one that is considered to be of tremendously fine quality are candles that are made of beeswax. On the other hand, soy waxes are currently quite popular because it is easy to make, and it is affordable. 

Part 3: Beeswax

Honey bees produce the most natural wax as small amounts of beeswax contain human flavoring and food application; that is why it is edible. 

Part 4: Paraffin

Paraffin is derived from coal, oil, shale, or petroleum that contains several kinds of hydrocarbon molecules. It is a colorless or white soft solid and odorless, waxy, tasteless wax that begins to melt when the temperature goes above 99 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Part 5: Soy Wax

Soy is available in the form of flake and pellet as the melting point is lower than the other waxes. It is a processed form of soybean that is renewable, and soy candles burn more cleanly and slowly compared to the other waxes. 

Part 6: The Wicks

An essential component of candles is candlewick since they serve as the fuel-delivery system that allows the candle to burn correctly. 

Part 7: Summary

Basic candle making requires patience and being careful as different kinds of wax can be used. 

Module 2: Safety First

Part 1: Necessary Safety Precautions

Candle making is a beautiful art and skill that needs to have safety precautions while doing the activity. It is because it is capable of instigating great harm as it deals with high flames, hot wax, and fire. 

Part 2: Workplace Safety

The workplace should be a safe environment to wok on. It should have the tools and types of equipment that are needed for safety and prevention of fire. 

Part 3: Dressing the Part

In making candles, it is a must to wear appropriate clothing for protection. 

Part 4: Candle Making Equipment

Special equipment is needed in making candles since they are designed to give aid in practicing the art in a safe and protected manner. 

Part 5: Summary

The module discussed the importance of safety precaution that must be followed in candle making as a means of protection. 

Module 3: Handmade Candles

Part 1: Rolling a Candle

In rolling a candle, melting is not required as it is done by rolling the beeswax carefully. It needs precision, and it is safer to make compared to the other methods.  

Part 2: Pouring Candles 

Pouring candle wax into candle jars, containers, and molds are difficult as it needs to be poured at the right temperature and handled carefully. If it is not done right, splashing may occur as well as the candle will not turn out beautiful. 

Part 3: Making Wax Sheets

Max sheets are a simple task that can be made that needs to be known in order to create one's wax sheet. 

Part 4: Making Shapes

Creating different shapes are essential in enhancing the skill as can provide customers with a wide range of assorted molded candles, hand-rolled candles, wax sheets and wax ornaments. 

Part 5: Candle Additives

Additives are added in the candle for several reasons such as adding fragrant oils, essential oils, and perfumed oils in order to create a lovely scent. 

Part 6: Container Candles

Making container candles are easy and widespread as any type of wax works well with it. 

Part 7: Experimenting with Color

Adding dyes in the candle provides uniqueness and beautiful, exciting patterns. They can be added in the form of powder, liquid, and solid. 

Part 8: Summary

The module tackled hand-rolled candles, creating a wax sheet, additives for the candle, and about experimenting with colors and dyes. 

Module 4: Molded Candles

Part 1: All Shapes and Sizes

Handmade candles is a laborious and dangerous process as it is done by melting the wax, pouring it, and setting it in a container or mold that will later be embellished. 

Part 2: Using Molds

Candle molds are containers where the melted wax is poured to take the shape of the container when it cools down. 

Part 3: Automatic Wicking

Wicking is a laborious job that needs an investment of time as the wick needs to be set correctly and it needs to be kept in the center until the wax sets in the mold or container.

On the other hand, Automatic wicking is costly, but they are user-friendly machines that are a particular machine designed to set and center the wick automatically. 

Part 4: Two-Piece Mold Making

Two-piece molds allow one to have 3D shapes, and it gives the opportunity of creating any shape. They can be made molded using several materials like silicone, resin, plaster of Paris and clay. 

Part 5: Plaster Bandage Molds

One of the essential tools in casting and mold making is plaster bandages since they offer the necessary support for casting and they are handy in making a mold of faces as well as expressions of real people. 

Part 6: Shapes and Colors

Molds can be in any possible shape as they can be quickly found in geometry, abstract, food, dessert, clothing item, and furniture shape. Mold can be made if there is no specific mold that can be found.

Part 7: Summary

Handmade candles involve safety precaution as it is a laborious process that involves melting, pouring, and setting it into a container or mold before it is to be embellished. 

Module 5: Dipped Candles

Part 1: Dipping the Wick

The most basic type of candle is dipped candles as they are also known as 'rushlights'. It is an easy task that does not require numerous procedures, but safety precaution is still needed as the procedure involves dipping the wick in smoldering hot wax. 

Part 2: Different Waxes for Dipped Candles

The appearance of a dipped candle varies from the others since it has no container, nor does it have different layers swirled together.

Part 3: How to Dip

The module will discuss the procedure of properly dipping the wick into the wax for crafting dipped tapers. 

Part 4: When a Candle Burns

In burning a wick, the wax that surrounds t begins to melt as the heat produced by the burning wick changes the solid form of the wax into liquid. 

Part 5: Summary

Dipped candles are known as 'rushlights' as they were made through the dipping of reeds into fat. The process is simple, but safety precautions still need to be followed in the modern era. 

Module 6: Other Candles

Part 1: Types of Candles

Candles have other types as well, just like the various handmade, rolled, and molded candles. 

Part 2: Birthday Candles

A vital part of a birthday is its birthday candle as the cake is assumed to be unfinished unless there is a decoration with one or many candles. 

Part 3: Hand-Molded Candles

Hand-molded candles is a simple, low-cost and enjoyable task that does not require many materials to be used as it can be already made using hands.

Part 4: Danish Tapers

Danish tapers are commonly utilized for lighting birthday cakes and placing in different holders as they are somewhat simple to create. They have a cylindrical shape that is similar to dipped tapers as they are thin, long, hand-dipped candles. 

Part 5: Summary

The module tackled about the different types of candles such as gel candles, floating candles, filled candles, and many more. It has also looked into birthday candles as simple, inexpensive, and fun to make as well as Danish tapers. 

Module 7: Decorating

Part 1: Stencils

The stencil is a way of decorating a candle using various techniques that enables to create a design, pattern, or letters on any underlying surface. 

Part 2: Candle Painting

Candle painting is a technique that makes the adds attractiveness and makes the candle eye-catching as they look more personalized than the plain ones.  

Part 3: Carved Candles

Carved candles are unique and beautiful as they are carved into different styles and patterns to create striking carved candles. It is an art that requires hard work, patience, and passion since time is needed to be invested in mastering the skill.  

Part 4: Novelty Candles

Novelty candles have great shapes as they can be created in any shape or pattern for keepsakes, souvenirs, and collectables. It has a unique shape which is why some does not light or use them so that the shape will not be ruined. 

Part 5: Textured Candles

Textured candles require some additional hard work as it does not have a smooth and straightforward surface that includes leathery, rubbery, uneven and granular.  

Part 6: Pressed Flowers and Grasses

Pressed flowers and grasses are frequently observed on decorative candles, and applique technique is used in creating those types of flowers. It is an easy and straightforward task.   

Part 7: Waxing Real Flowers

Real flowers are wonderful embellishment for candles as they look beautiful. When flowers are pressed on to large pillar of candles, they look lovely.  

Part 8: Centerpieces

Centerpieces provide the table with a pleasant look and make the meal pleasant as they are placed on the dinner table.  The candle enhances the appearance of the table as well as the teardrop-shaped flame illuminates the table. 

Part 9: Candle Holders

Candle holders are used in religious rituals and for decorative purposes since they are sticks or containers that holds candles. 

Part 10: Summary

The module tackled about different types of candle design followed by the discussion about centerpieces and candle holders. 

Module 8: Setting Up Your Business

Part 1: Where to Work

After deciding to set a candle making business, it is essential to focus on where to work from. A place to work at is needed to display creations and to interact with the clients and exhibit the products. 

Part 2: Materials and Marketing

Suppliers and wholesalers provide cost-effective supplies, good-quality equipment, and precise and accurate information as It gives aid in having a competitive edge. It gives the customers a one of a kind and better product to maximize profits. 

Part 3: Summary

In starting a candle making business, it is crucial to find a place to work from as well as analyzing the start-up costs and other expenses. The source of materials and supplies are needed to be found as suppliers or wholesaler can provide help in doing so. 

Module 9: Marketing

Marketing is vital in communicating with potential customers to offer products or services to them. It publicizes the product as the customers and markets know the existence of the business. 

Part 1: Where to Work

After deciding to set a candle making business, it is essential to focus on where to work from. A place to work at is needed to display creations and to interact with the clients and exhibit the products. 

Part 2: Promotional Tools

The instrument to convey the message to potential customers and target audience are promotional tools. It has four basic types, namely, advertising, sales promotion, public relations and direct marketing. 

Part 3: Social Media Skills

Social media helps in captivating the target market's attention through creation not engaging and eye-caching content like photographs, videos, tutorials and articles.  

Part 4: Summary

Marketing is vital in communicating with potential customers, as it has various types of marketing techniques and strategies. Promotional tools are utilized to convey messages to potential customers and target audience. Usage of media and participating in trade shows and fairs can promote and advertise the business.  

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will be able to understand the process of candle making or start a new business. You will also be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate, accepted by many organizations worldwide.

The Certificate is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

Module 1: Candle Making

  • Part 1: Basic Methods
  • Part 2: Wax 101
  • Part 3: Beeswax
  • Part 4: Paraffin
  • Part 5: The Wicks
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Safety First

  • Part 1: Precautions
  • Part 2: Workplace
  • Part 3: Dressing the Part
  • Part 4: Equipment
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Handmade Candles

  • Part 1: Rolling a Candle
  • Part 2: Pouring the Candles
  • Part 3: Making Wax Sheets
  • Part 4: Making Shapes
  • Part 5: Additives
  • Part 6: Container Candles
  • Part 7: Experimenting with Colour
  • Part 8: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Moulded Candles

  • Part 1: What are They?
  • Part 2: Moulds
  • Part 3: Automatic Wicking
  • Part 4: Two-piece Mould Making
  • Part 5: Plaster Bandage Moulds
  • Part 6: Shapes and Colours
  • Part 7: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Dipped Candles

  • Part 1: Dipping the Wick
  • Part 2: The Candles
  • Part 3: How to Dip
  • Part 4: Candle Burning
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Other Candles

  • Part 1: Types of Candles
  • Part 2: Birthday Candles
  • Part 3: Hand-moulded Candles
  • Part 4: Danish Tapers
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Decorating

  • Part 1: Stencils
  • Part 2: Candle Painting
  • Part 3: Carved Candles
  • Part 4: Novelty Candles
  • Part 5: Textured Candles
  • Part 6: Pressed Flowers and Grasses
  • Part 7: Waxing Real Flowers
  • Part 8: Centrepieces
  • Part 9: Candle Holders
  • Part 10: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Setting Up Your Business

  • Part 1: Where to Work
  • Part 2: Where to Source Materials
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Marketing

  • Part 1: Marketing Your Business
  • Part 2: Promotional Tools
  • Part 3: Social Media
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 9 Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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About this Course

Study This Candle Making Online Course and Learn About the Different Techniques Required to Make Candles

If you are passionate and really enjoy making candles, you could certainly consider pursuing this exciting hobby as a full-time career by setting up your own candle making business.  If you’re dedicated to making your new business a success then this Candle Making Online Course will guide you on the various steps and materials involved in candle making.

Students will learn about the basic candle making methods, different kinds of wax and various types of wicks. You will learn all about the safety precautions you need to take while making candles, and will also be educated about ways to make your workplace safe.

You will learn about how to roll the candles, pour them, make your own wax sheets, make different candle shapes, experimenting with colors and information on containers and additives. Students will be guided how to safely dip the candles and will also discuss the candle burning process. You will learn about lots of other candles, such as birthday candles, hand molded candles, beaded candles, scented candles, Danish tapers, beeswax candles, multi-wick candles, twisted tapers, themed and floating candles.

What will you learn with our Candle Making Business Online Course

  • Candle Making
  • Safety First
  • Handmade Candles
  • Making Shapes
  • Dipped Candles
  • Other Candles
  • Decorating
  • Setting Up Your Business

Candle Making Business Online Course- Requirements

The Candle Making Business Online Course is delivered 100 percent online.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Candle Making Business Online Course
  3. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  4. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  5. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Candle Making Business Online Courses Outline

Module 1: Candle Making

Introduction

Candle making is an enjoyable and exciting hobby that provides an opportunity to create lovely ornamental candles for decorations and gifts. 

Part 1: Basic Methods

Candle making requires wariness and being careful as it deals with heat. It is not mainly a complicated process as it is simple, and it just needs time for the wax to be set completely. 

Part 2: Waxing Lyrical

Wax is a vital component of a candle as it is the one that is utilized to fashion it. Candle waxes are made of paraffin traditionally, but the one that is considered to be of tremendously fine quality are candles that are made of beeswax. On the other hand, soy waxes are currently quite popular because it is easy to make, and it is affordable. 

Part 3: Beeswax

Honey bees produce the most natural wax as small amounts of beeswax contain human flavoring and food application; that is why it is edible. 

Part 4: Paraffin

Paraffin is derived from coal, oil, shale, or petroleum that contains several kinds of hydrocarbon molecules. It is a colorless or white soft solid and odorless, waxy, tasteless wax that begins to melt when the temperature goes above 99 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Part 5: Soy Wax

Soy is available in the form of flake and pellet as the melting point is lower than the other waxes. It is a processed form of soybean that is renewable, and soy candles burn more cleanly and slowly compared to the other waxes. 

Part 6: The Wicks

An essential component of candles is candlewick since they serve as the fuel-delivery system that allows the candle to burn correctly. 

Part 7: Summary

Basic candle making requires patience and being careful as different kinds of wax can be used. 

Module 2: Safety First

Part 1: Necessary Safety Precautions

Candle making is a beautiful art and skill that needs to have safety precautions while doing the activity. It is because it is capable of instigating great harm as it deals with high flames, hot wax, and fire. 

Part 2: Workplace Safety

The workplace should be a safe environment to wok on. It should have the tools and types of equipment that are needed for safety and prevention of fire. 

Part 3: Dressing the Part

In making candles, it is a must to wear appropriate clothing for protection. 

Part 4: Candle Making Equipment

Special equipment is needed in making candles since they are designed to give aid in practicing the art in a safe and protected manner. 

Part 5: Summary

The module discussed the importance of safety precaution that must be followed in candle making as a means of protection. 

Module 3: Handmade Candles

Part 1: Rolling a Candle

In rolling a candle, melting is not required as it is done by rolling the beeswax carefully. It needs precision, and it is safer to make compared to the other methods.  

Part 2: Pouring Candles 

Pouring candle wax into candle jars, containers, and molds are difficult as it needs to be poured at the right temperature and handled carefully. If it is not done right, splashing may occur as well as the candle will not turn out beautiful. 

Part 3: Making Wax Sheets

Max sheets are a simple task that can be made that needs to be known in order to create one's wax sheet. 

Part 4: Making Shapes

Creating different shapes are essential in enhancing the skill as can provide customers with a wide range of assorted molded candles, hand-rolled candles, wax sheets and wax ornaments. 

Part 5: Candle Additives

Additives are added in the candle for several reasons such as adding fragrant oils, essential oils, and perfumed oils in order to create a lovely scent. 

Part 6: Container Candles

Making container candles are easy and widespread as any type of wax works well with it. 

Part 7: Experimenting with Color

Adding dyes in the candle provides uniqueness and beautiful, exciting patterns. They can be added in the form of powder, liquid, and solid. 

Part 8: Summary

The module tackled hand-rolled candles, creating a wax sheet, additives for the candle, and about experimenting with colors and dyes. 

Module 4: Molded Candles

Part 1: All Shapes and Sizes

Handmade candles is a laborious and dangerous process as it is done by melting the wax, pouring it, and setting it in a container or mold that will later be embellished. 

Part 2: Using Molds

Candle molds are containers where the melted wax is poured to take the shape of the container when it cools down. 

Part 3: Automatic Wicking

Wicking is a laborious job that needs an investment of time as the wick needs to be set correctly and it needs to be kept in the center until the wax sets in the mold or container.

On the other hand, Automatic wicking is costly, but they are user-friendly machines that are a particular machine designed to set and center the wick automatically. 

Part 4: Two-Piece Mold Making

Two-piece molds allow one to have 3D shapes, and it gives the opportunity of creating any shape. They can be made molded using several materials like silicone, resin, plaster of Paris and clay. 

Part 5: Plaster Bandage Molds

One of the essential tools in casting and mold making is plaster bandages since they offer the necessary support for casting and they are handy in making a mold of faces as well as expressions of real people. 

Part 6: Shapes and Colors

Molds can be in any possible shape as they can be quickly found in geometry, abstract, food, dessert, clothing item, and furniture shape. Mold can be made if there is no specific mold that can be found.

Part 7: Summary

Handmade candles involve safety precaution as it is a laborious process that involves melting, pouring, and setting it into a container or mold before it is to be embellished. 

Module 5: Dipped Candles

Part 1: Dipping the Wick

The most basic type of candle is dipped candles as they are also known as 'rushlights'. It is an easy task that does not require numerous procedures, but safety precaution is still needed as the procedure involves dipping the wick in smoldering hot wax. 

Part 2: Different Waxes for Dipped Candles

The appearance of a dipped candle varies from the others since it has no container, nor does it have different layers swirled together.

Part 3: How to Dip

The module will discuss the procedure of properly dipping the wick into the wax for crafting dipped tapers. 

Part 4: When a Candle Burns

In burning a wick, the wax that surrounds t begins to melt as the heat produced by the burning wick changes the solid form of the wax into liquid. 

Part 5: Summary

Dipped candles are known as 'rushlights' as they were made through the dipping of reeds into fat. The process is simple, but safety precautions still need to be followed in the modern era. 

Module 6: Other Candles

Part 1: Types of Candles

Candles have other types as well, just like the various handmade, rolled, and molded candles. 

Part 2: Birthday Candles

A vital part of a birthday is its birthday candle as the cake is assumed to be unfinished unless there is a decoration with one or many candles. 

Part 3: Hand-Molded Candles

Hand-molded candles is a simple, low-cost and enjoyable task that does not require many materials to be used as it can be already made using hands.

Part 4: Danish Tapers

Danish tapers are commonly utilized for lighting birthday cakes and placing in different holders as they are somewhat simple to create. They have a cylindrical shape that is similar to dipped tapers as they are thin, long, hand-dipped candles. 

Part 5: Summary

The module tackled about the different types of candles such as gel candles, floating candles, filled candles, and many more. It has also looked into birthday candles as simple, inexpensive, and fun to make as well as Danish tapers. 

Module 7: Decorating

Part 1: Stencils

The stencil is a way of decorating a candle using various techniques that enables to create a design, pattern, or letters on any underlying surface. 

Part 2: Candle Painting

Candle painting is a technique that makes the adds attractiveness and makes the candle eye-catching as they look more personalized than the plain ones.  

Part 3: Carved Candles

Carved candles are unique and beautiful as they are carved into different styles and patterns to create striking carved candles. It is an art that requires hard work, patience, and passion since time is needed to be invested in mastering the skill.  

Part 4: Novelty Candles

Novelty candles have great shapes as they can be created in any shape or pattern for keepsakes, souvenirs, and collectables. It has a unique shape which is why some does not light or use them so that the shape will not be ruined. 

Part 5: Textured Candles

Textured candles require some additional hard work as it does not have a smooth and straightforward surface that includes leathery, rubbery, uneven and granular.  

Part 6: Pressed Flowers and Grasses

Pressed flowers and grasses are frequently observed on decorative candles, and applique technique is used in creating those types of flowers. It is an easy and straightforward task.   

Part 7: Waxing Real Flowers

Real flowers are wonderful embellishment for candles as they look beautiful. When flowers are pressed on to large pillar of candles, they look lovely.  

Part 8: Centerpieces

Centerpieces provide the table with a pleasant look and make the meal pleasant as they are placed on the dinner table.  The candle enhances the appearance of the table as well as the teardrop-shaped flame illuminates the table. 

Part 9: Candle Holders

Candle holders are used in religious rituals and for decorative purposes since they are sticks or containers that holds candles. 

Part 10: Summary

The module tackled about different types of candle design followed by the discussion about centerpieces and candle holders. 

Module 8: Setting Up Your Business

Part 1: Where to Work

After deciding to set a candle making business, it is essential to focus on where to work from. A place to work at is needed to display creations and to interact with the clients and exhibit the products. 

Part 2: Materials and Marketing

Suppliers and wholesalers provide cost-effective supplies, good-quality equipment, and precise and accurate information as It gives aid in having a competitive edge. It gives the customers a one of a kind and better product to maximize profits. 

Part 3: Summary

In starting a candle making business, it is crucial to find a place to work from as well as analyzing the start-up costs and other expenses. The source of materials and supplies are needed to be found as suppliers or wholesaler can provide help in doing so. 

Module 9: Marketing

Marketing is vital in communicating with potential customers to offer products or services to them. It publicizes the product as the customers and markets know the existence of the business. 

Part 1: Where to Work

After deciding to set a candle making business, it is essential to focus on where to work from. A place to work at is needed to display creations and to interact with the clients and exhibit the products. 

Part 2: Promotional Tools

The instrument to convey the message to potential customers and target audience are promotional tools. It has four basic types, namely, advertising, sales promotion, public relations and direct marketing. 

Part 3: Social Media Skills

Social media helps in captivating the target market's attention through creation not engaging and eye-caching content like photographs, videos, tutorials and articles.  

Part 4: Summary

Marketing is vital in communicating with potential customers, as it has various types of marketing techniques and strategies. Promotional tools are utilized to convey messages to potential customers and target audience. Usage of media and participating in trade shows and fairs can promote and advertise the business.  

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will be able to understand the process of candle making or start a new business. You will also be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate, accepted by many organizations worldwide.

The Certificate is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

Module 1: Candle Making

  • Part 1: Basic Methods
  • Part 2: Wax 101
  • Part 3: Beeswax
  • Part 4: Paraffin
  • Part 5: The Wicks
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Safety First

  • Part 1: Precautions
  • Part 2: Workplace
  • Part 3: Dressing the Part
  • Part 4: Equipment
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Handmade Candles

  • Part 1: Rolling a Candle
  • Part 2: Pouring the Candles
  • Part 3: Making Wax Sheets
  • Part 4: Making Shapes
  • Part 5: Additives
  • Part 6: Container Candles
  • Part 7: Experimenting with Colour
  • Part 8: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Moulded Candles

  • Part 1: What are They?
  • Part 2: Moulds
  • Part 3: Automatic Wicking
  • Part 4: Two-piece Mould Making
  • Part 5: Plaster Bandage Moulds
  • Part 6: Shapes and Colours
  • Part 7: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Dipped Candles

  • Part 1: Dipping the Wick
  • Part 2: The Candles
  • Part 3: How to Dip
  • Part 4: Candle Burning
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Other Candles

  • Part 1: Types of Candles
  • Part 2: Birthday Candles
  • Part 3: Hand-moulded Candles
  • Part 4: Danish Tapers
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Decorating

  • Part 1: Stencils
  • Part 2: Candle Painting
  • Part 3: Carved Candles
  • Part 4: Novelty Candles
  • Part 5: Textured Candles
  • Part 6: Pressed Flowers and Grasses
  • Part 7: Waxing Real Flowers
  • Part 8: Centrepieces
  • Part 9: Candle Holders
  • Part 10: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Setting Up Your Business

  • Part 1: Where to Work
  • Part 2: Where to Source Materials
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Marketing

  • Part 1: Marketing Your Business
  • Part 2: Promotional Tools
  • Part 3: Social Media
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 9 Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

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