• Health & Safety
• Simple equipment (you probably have most items already)
• Candle Making Suppliers information
• Types of eco & natural vegetable waxes available
• Choosing the right wax for the job
• Temperature control and its effects on your candles
• Wick sizing & sizing chart
• Wick supports and how to safely secure the wick
• Wick centering tools and how to create templates
• Candle container options
• Colouring options and the differences between colourants types
• How to effectively use colour in wax
• Learn how to use natural botanicals to colour to candles
• Understanding cold throw and hot throw
• How to create good fragrance throw from your candles
• Testing fragrance throw of your candles PLUS downloadable fragrance testing template
• How to use fragrance oils and essential oils
• Finishing touches - ways to add the wow factor
• Why you don't always get the best performance from your candles and how to fix it!
• The tricks of the candle industry and the differences between artisan and commercial
• Packaging and container Suppliers Information
• Test Burns, what they are and how to create one yourself
• Safety Labels - what you must have displayed on your labels
• Troubleshooting common problems
The Candle Academy is 100% focussed on
sharing our passion and helping our members achieve success.
We eat, sleep and breathe soap and candle making. It's what we do, and we cannot wait to start working with you!
Making handmade candles is a rewarding and fun skill for all abilities.
If you are a lover of candles and melts, why not save yourself a fortune and have all the fun of making them too on our hands-on one day candle workshop.
Candles are the second most gifted item each year and Europe is the largest market for scented candles in the world!
Have you been thinking of adding your own range of eco candles to your brand or salon, or starting your own candle business?
On this fun packed candle workshop, you will learn how to use a variety of natural waxes, fragrance correctly, the best ways to use essential oils and even learn about colouring and natural botanical colouring options.
Come and create stunning effects and can match to your own colour scheme as well as simple contemporary designs that sell.
• Core elements of container candle making
• Soy wax tealights
• Votive candles
• Teacup candles
• Coloured container candles
• Scented candle tins
• Glass tumbler candles
• Candle topper designs
• Two styles of hand rolled beeswax candles
• Scented wax melts
You will learn how to make all the main styles of container candles on the candle workshop, from tea lights, the super popular votive candles, glass container candles, tea cup candles, and even candle tins. You will be making your own soy candles in a variety of different container options on the candle course as well as learning how to decorate them to give added impact and design effects. You will even be making your own wax melts!
Why Candle Academy?
The Academy is the leading training provider for candle makers with over 30 years in the industry.
Tap into our vast experience in the industry and a proven track record of helping people grow and develop numerous 5, 6 and 7 figure businesses across the candle and cosmetics market.
Our courses are packed with in-depth, practical training and resources on all aspects of
planning, building, running and growing a successful candle brand.
Tap into the collective knowledge & support in the community membership
Build a business you love, that gives you the freedom and lifestyle you are searching for
Learn the core skills of candle making and start making successful candles yourself whilst having a whole load of fun!
Make the candles you dream of in delicious fragrances that enhance your heart and home
Save time and money using efficient techniques and supplier information so that you have far more success and way less stress
Eliminate the guesswork and stop throwing stuff at the wall and hoping something works by following a step by step roadmap to design success
Simple but elegant candles look fabulous in any setting.
Learn to make your own candles in the scent and style that you prefer.
Spend quality time making your own candles and then get double the pleasure when you get the opportunity to burning them in your own home.
The great news is you can save a fortune making your own candles and they are fast to make so you get to enjoy them fast.
"The course was very informative and interesting. Very helpful in not just learning how to make candles as a hobby but also picking up tips and tricks for turning it into a business.
The years of experience the teachers have shines through."
- Lee Davies
Experience shines through
"This was a workshop that taught me about candle making from the start of the process to the end, covering the difference in waxes, burn times, wicks and fragrances. I enjoyed it so much that I have now set up my own candle making business. So if anyone is wanting to do this as a hobby or to start there own business I would highly recommend
to help them on their way.
"I thought the course was very informative and was taught by people with a lot of knowledge.
Very pleased with the course and lots of new tips and tricks in candle making"
You can take this course in a hands-on workshop or from your own home via our online membership
Start making a complete range of candle options from tealights, votives, candle tins, tea cup candles and glass vessel candles
Learn from the experts with over 35 years in the industry. Let us help you get started fast and on a
Stay eco friendly with natural plant waxes and cotton and sustainable wooden wicks plus essential oils too-
We teach you all the steps!
Learn all the core skills to get you on the right track to candle success
Don't just dream about candles, start making your own and have double the fun and enjoyment
Extra special bonuses
We cannot wait to share our passion and knowledge on the course and we have some special THANK YOU Bonuses for you too:
We will also invite you to join our online course program free of charge where you can:
Extended printable ingredient and equipment suppliers list provided
Gain access to additional candle projects
Review the entire course online at home with full step by step videos
At the end of your time with us, you will also receive your certificate of completion for this course.
If you really want to learn how to make your own handmade soaps from industry experts with over 25 years experience,
just click on the button and book your place right now!
So let's get started. We can't wait to take you on this exciting journey of discovery!
P.S. If you cannot make this hands-on workshop we also offer this candle class online,
so you can still join in the fun wherever you are and whatever life throws at you :)
The workshop is only £150
Press the button if you are ready to make your own candles!
Downloadable testing template and wick guide
Let your light shine!
What our students say..
Read more about the experiences of our past pupils
A wonderful day
"It was a must for anyone wanting to start a candle making business.
The course was comprehensive and supported by excellent tuition, practical work, handbook and online course.
- Louise Heaton
A must for anyone
"Thoroughly enjoyed the whole day.
Fun, informative, inspiring & was such a benefit to my hobby.
Really grateful to have spent the day here and can't wait for the next one! Thanks so much x
"From the start everything was explained so well. A friendly and welcoming atmosphere, nothing was too much trouble. A great pride in their work, which is passed on with encouragement - Wonderful day!"
- Shann Jones - Chuckling Goat Ltd.
"Learning new things is the gift I give myself.
Sarah & Shawn's immense wealth of practical experience drives my business forward.
The innovation is invaluable!"
"Candle making Course: Fantastic course. Great content.
Delivery excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed it. "
You also get access to all the project videos to recap at home too!
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