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Candlemaking courses

Candle-making courses, classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Want to learn the art of making your own candles? Making candles is not only a useful and cost effective hobby but is also incredibly satisfying. Attending a candle making course can light up your days by showing you how to create attractive and elegant candles using gel, paraffin, beeswax, soy and tallow. Learn how to properly embed the wick, carve beautiful candles and incorporate perfumes, scents, essential oils and colour into your candle designs.

£395
London
Become a candle entrepreneur. Create a brand like no other Beauty Handmade is here to educate, empower and train you to create a candle business and your dream job you are truly passionate about. Zaga has developed groundbreaking methods of training which is a proven way to show you how to create a business that will evolve, grow with an utter and true difference. Her workshops are bespoke, practical, engaging and hands on. Her clients...
£39
Gloucestershire - Next course on 27th April 2019
Held at ‘The Chantry’ in the lovely market town of Thornbury just 12 miles north of Bristol. Enjoy a fun and relaxing 2.5 hour candle making workshop on either a morning (10am -12.30pm) or an afternoon session (1.30pm - 4.00pm). We will give you the basic skills to create 3 different styled, scented, container candles made from 100% natural soy wax and a selection of fragrance oils. Our groups are kept small (a maximum of...
£65
Greater London - Next course on 28th April 2019
Understand more about the different types of candles that are sold in the UK, then learn the skills to make your own using natural soy and beeswax! This workshop will show you how to make beautiful container, floating and rolled candles. Choose from a variety of fragrances and dyes to personalise your very own candle range. Partly run by a “Chandler” (a professional candle-maker), this course will cover: - An introduction to candle-making through the...
£55
Hertfordshire - Next course on 4th May 2019
Join us for a fun and relaxed morning’s workshop in candle making held in a cosy village hall in the Hertfordshire countryside. No previous experience is needed – just come along and enjoy learning a new skill. All our candles are made with soy wax with a range of fragrance oils and dyes to choose from so you can create your own unique candles to take home. The workshop will involve making a variety of...
£95
Pembrokeshire
Candle-making workshops in Pembrokeshire. Courses run regularly and can be planned to suit you so please call or email Angharad to arrange! Learn to make and take at least 8 candles! The main aim of this workshop is to ensure that the art of candle making is fun for all. You will be using traditional and natural candle waxes, essential oils, candle oils and dye chips if you want to add something different. The workshop...
£45
Essex
We discuss the theory of 4 different waxes (gel, soy, paraffin, beeswax), labelling, both regulatory, and decoratively, different wicks, health and safety, how to heat the wax safely, the different fragrance and colouring choices and how to apply them. Differences in containers, techniques and troubleshooting and finally, equipment needed with pro's and cons. For the practical side, you will make a candle in a teacup & saucer with previously coloured and fragranced, paraffin wax (soy...
£59.99
County Durham - Next course on 28th April 2019
Come and join us for a fun filled day of safe candle making. Making handmade gifts such as candles is a rewarding and fun skill for all abilities. Save yourself a fortune by learning how to make your own soy wax poured candles either for pleasure or why not sell on at local craft fairs. Once you have discovered the many benefits of soy candles you will never look back. You will be able to...
£30
West Sussex - Next course on 30th April 2019
This workshop covers the basics of candlemaking across a variety of different candle types, and takes you through different styles, wicks and waxes to use. You’ll make and take home at least 8 candles, including moulded candles in different designs, tealights, floating candles, votives and rolled beeswax candles. You can choose your own colours and fragrance. Enjoy a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, tea and biscuits, and get stuck into an addictive new hobby! Suitable for...
£150
Sussex
Our advanced one-to-one candle making courses are specifically designed for those interested in starting a candle making business. We cover a wide range of candle making methods to include an introduction into the legal requirements, along with the tools required and waxes available. Also, covered in detail are labelling, branding and selling ideas for your range of candles.
£495
London
Create a bespoke and signature fragrance for your candle business and learn from a Head Perfumer in Chelsea perfume studio using a real perfume organ containing over 100 fragrance material and natural notes. Create a fragrance like no other. This expert workshop with the perfumer is designed for committed and ambitious individuals to help them learn in the most professional way how to create a signature fragrance for their candle business. To stand out you...