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Candle Making Business Diploma Course

9 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What you'll learn on the Candle Making Business Diploma Course

Candle making can be a fun and exciting hobby. Making beautiful candles is definitely lots of fun. Plus, this hobby gives you a chance to also make lovely ornamental candles that can be used for decorating your own home; they can also make great presents too.

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 detailed candle making...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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

Who Would Benefit from the Course?

By the time you finish this course, you will have a complete comprehensive step-by-step guide showing you how to make beautiful candles and how to build a successful business following your new candle making passion.

Anyone with a passion for candles who would like to make a business out of candle making or sell your candles to business owners.


This course will take you up to 100 hours to complete working from home, there is no time limit to complete your course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence.

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