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Learn to make your own soy candles with our DIY courses in Sydney.

If you love candles and enjoy using them for ambience and fragrance in your home, then this hands-on workshop is for you.

You’ll take home a sound understanding of candle making, learning how to make a soy candle and beeswax candle with fragrance oils that have been specifically designed for safe candle making.

Enjoy working as an artisan and create a perfect gift for yourself or someone you love.

Please note that we currently offer two types of courses – classroom and live online via zoom platform. If you choose our live online option, a material kit with all necessary items will be delivered to your doorstep after enrolment.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course you will have:

  • A basic understanding of candle making
  • Learnt how to use tools and equipment to create candles
  • Created some beautiful candles using colours and fragrances specifically for candle making.
  • A stack of your own hand-poured candles including 2x container candles, 1 x soy melts and 1x beeswax candle

Ideal for

This workshop is designed for everyone. No prior experience required.

Course content

  • Different types of waxes and their uses
  • Wicks, fragrances and pigments
  • Candle care and safety
  • Equipment, and tools

Face-to-face classes

What we provide

  • All materials, tools and equipment
  • Glass jars for candles
  • Handouts to take home

NOTE: For a vegan option, the beeswax candle can be replaced with another soy candle.

Please bring to class

  • Pen and notepad
  • A bag to carry your creations
  • An apron (if possible) to protect your clothes
  • Prepare to get your hands a little dirty, and make sure you wear clothes and footwear that you don’t mind getting wax on

There will be additional Candle Making Kits for purchase on the day, should you want to continue making more creations at home.

Live online classes

Materials provided in the kit

The College will send a kit that includes:

  • 2 x Container Candles
  • 1 x Soy Melts
  • 1 x Beeswax Candle
  • Thermometer
  • Wax melting Jar
  • Measuring cup and mixing tools
  • Candle setup tools
  • Fragrances and colours

NOTE: For a vegan option, the beeswax candle can be replaced with another soy candle.

Students need to have access to

The students need to arrange the following items at home before the class:

  • Cooking pot (for boiling water and sit the pour jar inside)
  • Digital scale - 5000 grams capacity
  • Small knife
  • One piece of paper
  • Scissors
  • Apron

Classes

Candle Making Course

<p>Learn to make your own soy candles with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle/diy">DIY courses</a> in Sydney.</p>

<p>If you love candles and enjoy using them for

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$159 Limited inc GST / $127.20 / $143.10
The course fee includes materials pack valued at $50. You will go home with your own hand-made candles.
Candle Making Course

<p>Learn to make your own soy candles with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle/diy">DIY courses</a> in Sydney.</p>

<p>If you love candles and enjoy using them for

...
$110 Limited inc GST / $88 / $99
This class will be held live online via zoom. The course fee includes materials pack valued at $60 that will be sent to your home after enrolment.
Please enrol at least 5 days prior to the class to ensure that the class materials kit will arrive on time.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Candle Making Course

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Candle Making Course

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Thoroughly enjoyed the course. Perfect sized class and great products to take home

  • said: Well organised, well timed, friendly group and an enjoyable morning.

  • said: Louise was a great instructor. It was good to be able to d the course from home using tools we already had in the kitchen.

  • said: It was informative and fun and given me the skills to make my own candles at home.

  • said: 5 STARS

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