Setting up a candle making business



We have helped many people set up their own unique and inspiring candle-making businesses and if that’s for you we offer a specialist workshop so you can join the world of professional candle-makers. This workshop is for people who have developed their candle making skills and are considering setting up a candle-making business or who have already started to do so. Please note we do not teach candle making at this workshop you need to have already started to develop your candle making skills, the workshop concentrates on the business side. The workshop is delivered virtually so available to anybody wherever you are located.

What's included in the price?

The course covers: General candle-making: techniques, problem-solving, etc. The 5 “Ps” of selling candles: > Product: types of candle > Pricing: (cost, margins, etc.) > Promotion (marketing, digital incl. social media) > Place: where to sell / sales channels > Packaging > Scaling your business: how to grow > Legal (incl. CLP, UFI, Insurance, Risk Assessment) > Ongoing support: > Join our online, WhatsApp a > Telephone and e-mail support > Candle-making guides and materials

What you will need

Pen and paper


3 hours (7:00pm to 10:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Strict - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts



Candle by Events

with Craft Courses since 2016

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We are the candle-making experience company. The company was started by Sarah Ditchfield, who has a HR & training background. Following a candle-making Christmas present she received one year Sarah discovered a passion for candle-making and later combined this with her experience in training and development to set up Candle by Events. Today the company runs candle-making events, parties and workshops across the UK. Sarah's second book "Making Candles" was published in April 2017 by Search Press.

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Wheelchair users
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Intermediate level
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