Learn To Run a Successful Bakery Business From Home

Quick Summary

Enrollment Fee: $5997

Duration: 6 Weeks, Monday – Friday 9:30am – 4:30pm

Attendance: This is a full-time, in person course, it is not online.

Our training center is located in Calgary Alberta.

The Professional Cake Designer Program will prepare you to open your own cake business with steps from A-Z.


S. Seymour

Skills You’ll Learn in The Professional Cake Designer Certification Program

Imagine yourself in our studio bakery, where you will have the opportunity to learn new techniques every day. As you progress through the program, you will gain a thorough understanding of baking, decorating, and design. You will have the chance to hone your skills through practice and, by the end of the program, you will earn your certification. These skills have become yours to use and build upon as you continue to build your business.

  • Food Safety Certification
  • Icings Frostings Fillings
  • Ganaches
  • Creating Tall Cakes
  • Buttercream Flower Cakes
  • Wedding Cakes Design & Display
  • Dessert Cakes (4 Baking Methods)
  • Pastries

  • Pies
  • Squares
  • Painting On Cakes
  • Realistic Florals Design
  • Gumpaste Floral Modeling
  • Florals Display
  • Piped Flowers
  • Gumpaste Flowers
  • Baking For Dietary Restrictions

  • Special Occasion & Wedding Cakes
  • Vegan Baking Alternatives
  • Primary Design Application
  • Royal Icing Techniques For Design
  • Baking Technique & Theory
  • Gluten Free Baking Alternative
  • Cake Toppers
  • Costing For Recipes & Projects

Why Choose Lambert Academy?

You’ll notice something different about us right away because we teach from our own experience.

Our cake business started in the family kitchen of our condo, we started with no budget, we took orders from family and friends in the beginning. There was no one to show us how to start a business. Eventually we were able to reinvested our profits into a single family home with a second kitchen, now we’re in a commercial location. The point is that we understand your journey and are here to offer guidance support.

We made a lot of mistakes over the years so you don’t have to.

Build Your Cake Business

We built a successful cake business from nothing, with no help on how to do it or how to grow.

Become a Pro Cake Designer

Lesi Lambert has won numerous awards and has been trained by notable experts in the cake design industry.

Use Our Proven Strategies

We started in our family kitchen, 2nd kitchen, then expanded with rented spaces, and now our new commercial space.

Unlock Your Potential

We’ve taught over 5000 students cake decorating skills over the years.

Learn From a Master Baker

Lesi has consulted for a celebrity wedding featured in Martha Stewart Magazine & sold custom cakes for as high as $8000

Become Great at Baking

Our program is based on our industry experience and only covers what we do, or strategies we’ve personally tested that work.

You Get Support For One Year After Graduation

If you have any questions or need guidance, we are here to help. Whether you need help with a recipe, advice on a project that’s not going well, or ideas for branding and marketing, we are here to provide assistance and support. While we don’t claim to know everything, we have a wealth of knowledge and experience to share.

This Course Helps You Lauch Your 

Cake Business…

Cake Business Course Overview

The focus of the business course is to help you run your cake business smoothly, understand branding, and how to market yourself locally. We also provide guidance on how to sell effectively and increase productivity.

Enrollment Fee: $5997

Financing is available for applicants


  • 12 months support
  • One-on-One business review & planning session
  • How to use outsourcing to do the techie and marketing work


  • Wedding Consultations – tasting set up, bookings & Contracts
  • Costing for wedding cakes & occasional cakes
  • Step-by-step how to navigate city permits & licensing

Local Marketing

  • Free local traffic 1000’s of visitors per month
  • Paid advertising quickstart
  • How to brand yourself correctly

Licenses & Permits

We take you step-by-step through city licensing and permits that you will be required to have as a legal and legitimate business from your home.

If you are considering a commercial location we have experience with the commercial side also and will help you specifically with your business.

We Help You Plan Out Your Business

During these sessions, we will help you plan and strategize for your business, offering insights and guidance to ensure your success. Even if you are just starting out and plan to operate your business from your home kitchen, we can help you get started on the right track.

What Past Students Have To Say About The Certification Program

Cake Business Success Roadmap

The cake business success road map was designed to complement our cake business course, which can be overwhelming for those with little business experience.

The road map breaks down the course material into manageable, bite-sized tasks, without any unnecessary filler. Each lesson is brief, and the instructions are straightforward.

You don’t have to feel rushed to set up your business while you’re focused on improving your cake design skills during the certification program.

With access to the roadmap for a full year, you can take your time to implement everything you’ve learned at your own pace. This allows you stress-free focus on perfecting your craft without feeling pressure to rush through setting up your business.

Lambert Academy

Founded in 2007 Lambert Academy of Sugarcraft is a cake design training company with our head office in Calgary Alberta.

We are engaging the power of entrepreneurship and nurturing it through our students. Come and experience the evolution of home-based cake design and bakery businesses by starting your next career change with us.

Lambert Academy has partnered with The United Sugar Craft Association and The Professional Cake Designer Certification Program is exclusively available to USCA members. For a limited time your membership is included when you enroll!