Online Course FAQ’s

Online Course FAQ’s

 

Does the course have a expiry date?All courses are available 24/7 on an award winning platform and via an app too. 

Where will I find all the ingredients? I provide a list of suppliers in the UK, North America and Australia. 

Do I need special equipment to heat the wax?You can start on your stove top. 

How will I know how to fix an issue with my candles? You get a simple troubleshooting download. 

Does the course come with any additional instructions? You can download the workbook and print it off in either UK or US size. 

How are the courses presented?

  • Online links
  • my videos
  • downloads
  • action steps

How many courses are there?There are three courses on offer – A beginners Candle Making Made Easy – Advanced Candle Making and Ignite Your creativity which is build your own candle business.

What experience do I need to make candles? You can begin with Candle Making Made Easy with no prior knowledge of candle making.

Can I watch the videos more than once? Yes there is no time limit on your course. 

Do I have to start the course on a particular day? You can choose your own start date, we generally have an intake once a month for Ignite Your Creativity beginning on the 1st. 

How many hours am I going to put it to the course? Each course varies, you can start with Candle Making Made Easy and make 2-3 candles in a couple of hours. Advanced Candle Making will take you a day or two to make everything.The Build a business is going to take you around 3 months  to receive each module then you’ll be working through those. 

What kind of support is available? In the Ignite Your Creativity you get 1-1 support from me and two facebook groups Ignite & Candle Club. In the beginners and Advanced you get Candle Club support from your fellow makers. 

How soon will I be making candles? In the beginners course Candle Making Made Easy you can order what you need as soon as you open the course. In the Ignite Your Creativity you’ll start making in Module 4. 

Do I need specialist equipment?  For the beginners Candle Making Made Easy you’ll probably have everything in your kitchen already but under £30 if you don’t have the following – 

  • Pan
  • Heatproof jug
  • spoon
  • scales
  • Measuring jug
  • Thermometer
  • Calculator   

I keep it simple and jargon free. For the Advanced depending on which candles you make there are a few pieces of equipment you’ll need to order. 

What are the start up costs?Under £30 for the Candle Making Made Easy. Energy and enthusiasm, dedication are priceless in Ignite Your Creativity – Build your own candle business. 

Do I need a studio space to create my candles? I designed the course for you to create candles from your own kitchen table. 

I live in rented accommodation can I build a business from here?

You will have to check with your landlord and insurance company. 

Do I need special labels to sell my candles? Yes this is covered in the Ignite Your Creativity course. You are legally responsible to provide documentation and labelling. 

How soon will I be making great candles? You can be making fabulous candles in a couple of days with the Candle Making Made Easy course. 

How many different types of candles will I be making? In the Candle Making Made Easy you’ll learn how to make a classic candle, scented but uncoloured. In the Advanced you will make 9 items and two bonus items. And Ignite Your Creativity you will make all of the above and be creating your own business. 

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Jo Macfarlane is an award winning Scottish hand poured luxury scented candle maker, based in the beautiful East Neuk of Fife.

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