Soap Making DIY Course - Sydney Short Courses

Soap Making DIY Course

What you'll learn

Learn how to make your own organic soap with our Home DIY courses in Sydney!

This hands-on soap making course in Sydney will teach you the basics of Melt & Pour and Cold Process soaps. You’ll make and take home around 2.5kg of gently cleansing handmade soap.

Industrially produced soaps are often much like junk food – so why not produce your own and know the ingredients. Learn about your skin type and create any soap you want – it is that easy!

You’ll make 3 batches of different Cold Process formulations, using a variety of natural oils, butter and milk, decorated with a choice of colourful micas or clays, and scented with essential or fragrance oils. We’ll discuss different techniques to make & decorate soaps, how to create our own formulations, and where to buy ingredients & equipment.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this soap making course, you should have:

  • Knowledge about the history & science of soapmaking
  • An understanding of the ingredients used & safety precautions
  • Learnt how to formulate your individual recipe to suit your needs
  • Been provided with details on where to buy additional ingredients & equipment, to continue with your making journey.

Course content

What will be covered in this soap making course?

  • Basic history and the science of soapmaking
  • Comparison of commercial vs homemade soaps
  • How to create & read ingredient labels
  • Safe techniques for working with sodium hydroxide and other ingredients
  • The ingredients we use - what they do, how they work & how to decide which ones to use
  • Demonstration & hands-on making – the fun of making your natural soap bars
  • After the making – the curing process, cutting, storage & use of your handmade soap

Intended audience

Who is this soap making course for?

This course is suitable for everyone. No previous 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

What to bring to class

  • A pen & paper to take notes
  • A bag to take your products home

Materials provided

  • All raw and natural ingredients to create 1 Melt & Pour soap + 3 Cold Process soap batches
  • All Packaging to take your creations home
  • Handouts with lots of recipes to try at home.

Note: All products supplied for use in this course are provided by the tutor through her business Bath Body Bliss.

Additional information

Please note the following:

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

Allergy Disclaimer: An ingredient mild to one person can cause a reaction in another. All of the ingredients and recipes used in this course will be fully disclosed – if you have any sensitivities to a listed ingredient you should not use that product. As with any other product, if a rash or any irritation should occur please discontinue use & check with your doctor.

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Course tutors

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$229 Limited inc GST / $183.19 / $194.65 / $206.10
The course fee includes a materials pack valued at $60. You will go home with your own beautiful soap products.

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