CP/HP Advanced Soapmaking Pro
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CP/HP Advanced Soapmaking Pro

Help with getting soapmaking certifications
4.7 (5 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
41 students enrolled
Created by Erica D Pence
Last updated 5/2014
English
Price: $150
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn about basic soapmaking certification
  • Learn about advanced soapmaking certification
  • Practice with actual exam questions in each of the course quizzes
  • Learn recipe formulation
  • Learn the math necessary to pass the exam
  • Learn how to make your soap sample
  • Learn troubleshooting
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Requirements
  • Desire to learn
  • Willingness to practice and study
Description

This class goes beyond the fancy designs of the intermediate and advanced soapmaking classes and dives into more of the chemistry of soapmaking along with troubleshooting and formulations. It is designed for soapmakers that want to develop a further understanding of soapmaking and explains all that is involved to give the soapmaker a thorough background beyond the beginner courses (although some of this is reviewed. It is recommended for experienced soapmakers wishing to prepare themselves for both beginner and advanced certification in the field.

This is a comprehensive course consisting of slideshow presentations, videos, downloadable PDFs, and quizzes to highlight important information in a professional format. You'll be able to learn everything you would in a traditional classroom and ask any questions along the way all from the comfort of your home.

Includes: CP/HP Advanced Soapmaking Pro Manual PDF

Our classes are unique in the industry. Each course is designed in logical sequence in a well thought out curriculum. Classes are very comprehensive and cover small details that are often overlooked in other courses and books, but make life easier for soapmakers (things we wished we had learned as a new soapmaker). The class is built on a professional platform, where you can learn at your own pace on your own time, anywhere in the world. You just need internet access and a desire to learn.

Who is the target audience?
  • Soapmakers
  • Those wishing to become certified soapmakers
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Curriculum For This Course
27 Lectures
04:02:18
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Introduction
3 Lectures 08:14


CP/HP Advanced Soapmaking Pro Manual
00:10
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Soapmaking Basics
5 Lectures 33:25

Soapmaking Methods
07:13

General Terminology
07:09

Safety and Lye Handling
11:04

Oils and Fats
04:42

Soapmaking Basics
34 questions
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Additives
2 Lectures 14:45
Fragrance and Essential Oils
09:08

Colorants and Additives
05:37

Additives
26 questions
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Soapmaking Process
2 Lectures 17:00
Soapmaking Process
11:09

Curing and pH
05:51

Soapmaking Process
26 questions
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Hot Process
1 Lecture 03:51
Hot Process
03:51

Hot Process
7 questions
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Beyond Basics
2 Lectures 01:20:30
Oil Properties
09:42

Formulating Recipes
01:10:48

Beyond Basics
47 questions
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Troubleshooting
2 Lectures 09:35
Recipe Troubleshooting
05:57

Soap Troubleshooting
03:38

Troubleshooting
13 questions
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GMP and Labeling
2 Lectures 27:26
Basics of Labeling
12:07

Basics of GMP
15:19

GMP and Labeling
36 questions
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Certification Testing
4 Lectures 24:44
Basic Test Overview
09:04

Advanced Test Overview
07:45

How to Prepare for the Tests
02:54

Test Taking Strategies
05:01
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Soap Evaluation
3 Lectures 19:38
Soap Sample Overview
02:21

Making a Soap Sample
12:38

Recordkeeping and Documentation
04:39
1 More Section
About the Instructor
Erica D Pence
4.3 Average rating
85 Reviews
280 Students
14 Courses
Certified Advanced Soapmaking Teacher

Erica Pence is a soapmaker, teacher, author, and blogger. She is the founder and CEO of Bath Alchemy Lab providing soap, bath & body, and candle making classes, and Herban Apothecary (formerly The Bonnie Bath Co.), her own line of bath and body products. She is author of the blog, Soap-Blog, where she provides information for those in the bath and body industry. Erica is a long-time columnist for The Saponifier magazine and a speaker for the Handcrafted Soap and Cosmetic Guild 2014 Conference. She holds a BA in Education, and combines her love for teaching and researching with her passion for soapmaking. Erica is a native Floridian, who now resides in North Carolina with her husband, daughter, 2 dogs, and an old cat.