Course Syllabus


Course Description

Soap Making Mastery: Craft, Create, and Conquer!

Dive into the world of soap-making with our comprehensive online course. Whether you're driven by a desire to craft personalized gifts, express your creativity, or tap into the lucrative market of handmade products, this course will set you on the path to mastery.

Course Highlights:

  • Suitable for everyone, from beginners to experienced soap crafters.
  • Understand the rich history of soap-making and the fundamental ingredients and tools.
  • Dive deep into the science behind crafting the perfect bar, from fragrances to fillers.
  • Master a variety of soap recipes, from aromatherapy to specialty soaps.
  • Troubleshoot common issues with practical solutions.
  • Get savvy on the business side – costing, pricing, and effective marketing strategies.

The current trend for handcrafted products shows no sign of waning. Today, more than ever, consumers are drawn to the authenticity and quality of homemade items. Handmade soaps, especially, have seen an upsurge in demand, gracing the shelves of boutique stores, salons, and even restaurants. This resurgence of interest in artisanal products presents a golden opportunity for those skilled in the craft. And this course is your gateway to that world.

Detailed Course Breakdown:

  • Lesson 1: Historical Depths: Dive into the evolution of soap-making, understanding its history and the essential tools and ingredients.

  • Lesson 2: Soap Science: Delve into the intricate materials, the role of fillers, fragrances, and the science behind the soap-making process.

  • Lesson 3: Basic Soap Crafting: Master fundamental recipes, exploring the use of fruits, vegetables, and spices.

  • Lesson 4: Signature Soaps: Explore the art of aromatherapy, herbs, and color infusion in creating signature soap bars.

  • Lesson 5: Specialty Soaps: Learn to create distinct soaps like shampoos, antiseptics, and bath salts.

  • Lesson 6: Troubleshooting: Address common challenges in soap-making and discover tried-and-true solutions.

  • Lesson 7: Business Brilliance: Unearth the secrets of successful soap businesses – from costing and pricing to strategic marketing.

Throughout the course, practical assignments and review quizzes will gauge your understanding, ensuring a robust grasp of every module. You need to maintain a class average of 70% or higher to pass successfully.

Imagine the pride and joy of seeing your handcrafted soaps used by friends, family, or even displayed in local shops. Beyond the joy of creation, there's potential for real profit. With the trend of handcrafted items not just being a mere fad but a sustained preference among consumers, the potential to turn this skill into a thriving business is real.

So, are you ready to dive into this bubbling journey of creativity, crafting, and commerce? It's time to mold your passion into beautiful bars of soap, and perhaps, a rewarding business. Enroll today and step into the vibrant world of soap-making!

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Summarize soap making history.
  • Summarize the science of making soap.
  • Make soaps.
  • Summarize signature soap recipes.
  • Describe making special soaps.
  • Describe problems with making soap.
  • Summarize the business of selling your soaps.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1: Assignment 10 points
History of Soap Making 10 points
Lesson 1 Exam 9 points
Lesson 2: Assignment 10 points
Soap Making 100 points
Lesson 2 Exam 8 points
Making Soap 100 points
Lesson 3 Exam 8 points
Lesson 4: Assignment 10 points
Messages 100 points
Lesson 4 Exam 9 points
Lesson 5: Assignment 10 points
Glycerin-Based Soap 100 points
Lesson 5 Exam 8 points
Lesson 6: Assignment 20 points
How to Fix Problems 100 points
Lesson 6 Exam 9 points
Lesson 7 A: Assignment 20 points
Lesson 7 B: Assignment 10 points
Lesson 7 Exam 9 points
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