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The Art of Candle Making

The Art of Candle Making


The Art of Candle Making course at CTS College offers an exciting opportunity for scent enthusiasts and candle aficionados to unleash their creativity in crafting delightful aromatic experiences. This one-day practical training workshop, part of the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) suite of programmes, is designed to guide participants through the fundamentals of candle making, imparting essential know-hows, dos, and don'ts associated with this captivating craft.

By the end of the course, attendees not only acquire the skills to master candle making but also gain the knowledge to create a diverse array of candles, making it a perfect fit for beginners and those seeking to develop their creativity or even launch their own candle-making business. This comprehensive workshop provides a gateway for individuals eager to delve into the world of candle making, offering a unique blend of creativity and entrepreneurship. Join CTS College for this hands-on experience, letting your passion for scents ignite creativity and illuminate your world with personalised and signature candles.


Upon completion of this programme, students would know the:

  • History of candles
  • Different types of wax used in candle making and what are economical and environment-friendly waxes
  • Supplies and measurements used for candle making

Students would also possess the skills required to start a candle making business at home and have the opportunity to create their very own signature candle (scent and brand).


Below are some of the main features of this course:

  • Short duration - can be completed in only 1 day
  • Competitive rates with flexible payment plans
  • Experienced lecturer with excellent student support
  • Face-to-Face classes with hands-on training
  • Support group via WhatsApp with the lecturer, programme manager and students

Target Audience

This course is perfect for 'Do-It-Yourselfers' and persons who:

  • Are interested in becoming a Candler
  • Would like to learn a marketable skill
  • Are desirous of starting their own business or earning extra income

Entry Requirements

No prior experience or qualifications are required for enrolment in this course – all are welcome to join and learn.

Course Content

1: Candles

  • History of candles 
  • Types of candles 
  • Types of waxes 
  • Types of wicks

2: tools, equipment and supplies

  • Tools and equipment 
  • Supplies / raw material 
  • Sourcing materials 

3: Waxes and scents

  • Mixing waxes 
  • Mixing fragrances 
  • Scent amplification 
  • Wicking 
  • Making a container candle 
  • Making wax melts

4: safety, packaging and pricing

  • Safety guidelines 
  • Storing raw materials 
  • Importance of a journal 
  • Packaging and labels 
  • Pricing 
  • Getting started on opening a business


Course Offering

Day Time Duration Contact Hours Cost Lecturer
Saturday 09:00 am to 03:00 pm 1-Day 6 hours $1,000.00 Ms. Lisa Hosten

Session - Saturday (09:00 am to 03:00 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
2024 - Cycle 1- Face to Face Saturday, February 3, 2024 Saturday, February 3, 2024
2024 - Cycle 2 - Face to Face Saturday, April 20, 2024 Saturday, April 20, 2024
2024 - Cycle 4 - Face to Face Saturday, June 8, 2024 Saturday, June 8, 2024
2024 - Cycle 5 - Face to Face Saturday, August 10, 2024 Saturday, August 10, 2024
2024 - Cycle 6 - Face to Face Saturday, October 12, 2024 Saturday, October 12, 2024

Delivery Mode

Face-to-Face Classes

This course will be delivered via face-to-face classes. As such, students who have enrolled in the course would be expected to attend the classes at the designated location.

Additional Info


Students would be required to complete the following assessment(s) for this course:

  • Produce candles in class
  • Present a final product

Note: Each student will be working on their own candle sets.


In order to receive the CTS College certificate of completion or participation for this course, students must attend a minimum of 75% of classes and pay any outstanding fees. Where applicable, students who do not meet the necessary assessment requirements, but attended the required amount of classes would receive a CTS College certificate of participation.

Certificates would be provided in digital format which would allow students to access, print and share their certificates 24/7 on demand. For more information on our digital certificates please click here.


This is an all-inclusive workshop, therefore all materials and tools will be provided.

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Fees & Payment


This course is offered at the affordable price of $1,000. In order to start the course, students must pay a minimum of 50% before the first class.

Payment Plans

Students can be given a payment plan where the initial downpayment is made, with an arrangement for the remaining balance to be paid over the duration of the course. Please feel free to contact us to discuss a payment plan customised for you.

Payment Methods

The following table shows the details for the 4 convenient ways to pay the CTS College fees for this programme:

Payment Method Details
Linx Paid at the Administration Office
Credit Card Paid at the Administration Office

Paid at the Administration Office

Made Payable to CTS College

Online Bank Transfer

Paid via Online Banking

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Student Support


At CTS College, we believe in crafting an extraordinary student experience. This is why we have selected Ms. Lisa Hosten to facilitate the Art of Candle Making course. Ms. Hosten not only imparts knowledge, but creates a learning experience where students feel valued and appreciated. She is also committed to shaping a transformative learning journey and creating an educational adventure that goes beyond the ordinary.

Driven by her love for scents, Lisa delved into the art of crafting candles and other scented ornaments. What initially began as a mere hobby gradually evolved into a flourishing business venture. This young entrepreneur started her business from her mum’s kitchen, honed her skills and accumulated a wealth of knowledge by trial and error along the process.

Despite having an accomplished business at a young age, Lisa remains humble, refraining from claiming expertise, she maintains the fact that there is always more to learn. She gladly imparts her wisdom to anyone eager to learn the intricacies of the craft. Sharing her passion with others brings her immense joy and fulfilment.

Programme Management

The programme management team is responsible for the management of this course. If you would like further information or clarification on this programme please contact:

Ms. Kelly Ann Bholasingh
Programme Manager
Phone: (868) 360-3209 / (868) 740-9095

E-mail: Certifications@CTSCollege.com

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