Candle Making Course | Sydney Short Courses

Candle Making Course

What you'll learn

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

Learn how to make your own candles from an experienced candle maker in this relaxing Sydney workshop! You’ll develop 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 in Sydney and create a perfect gift for yourself or someone you love. If you love candles and enjoy using them for ambience and fragrance in your home, then this hands-on workshop is for you.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this candle making course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the basics of candle making
  • Use tools and equipment to create candles
  • Create beautiful candles using colours and fragrances specifically for candle making.
  • Make your own hand-poured candles, including two container candles, one soy melt and one beeswax candle

Course content

What will be covered in this candle making course?

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

Intended audience

Who is this candle making course for?

This class is designed for beginners. No prior experience is required.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd on the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

All the necessary materials are provided, including:

  • glass candle jars
  • candle mould
  • cotton wicks
  • stickers for the wicks
  • wick holders
  • stirring stick
  • mixing cup
  • measuring cup
  • beeswax sheet
  • handouts to take home
  • different fragrance oils, and colours to choose from to create your own beautiful candles.

What to 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

Additional information

Please note the following:

Accessibility: Please note there is no level access to the room for this class. Access is via approx. 20 steps.

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

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Louise fell in love with handmade crafts at age 8 and since then has developed a strong passion for the art of candle making. The journey initially began as a mind-nourishing hobby that later...

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Candle Making Course

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

<p>Learn how to make your own

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$189 Limited inc GST / $0 / $151.20 / $170.10
The course fee includes a materials pack valued at $60. You will go home with your own hand-made candles.

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