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Soap Maker Training- Homemade Soap Making for Starters

Using soap daily for washing, bathing, and personal cleaning is essential. A variety of cleaning and lubricant products contain soap, a fatty acid salt. This course will teach you how to make beautiful soap step by step.

What soap is, how to make it, the different kinds of soap, etc., will all be covered in this course. Since we already know that soap is a salt of fatty acid, we will also talk about the basic chemistry of soap. You will learn how to make various types of soap as you progress through this course, including the steps and recipes and how to use colour and fragrance effectively. It hasn’t ended yet. We will walk you through every step of troubleshooting while making soap from scratch. The course will also include advice on starting your own business in the soap-making industry.

A team of knowledgeable course designers created this “Soap Maker Training” course to give you the best learning experience possible.

After Completing The Course, You Will:

Course Design

You can take this Soap Maker Training Online Course at your own pace because it is designed to be flexible. There are multiple modules in the course, so that you can complete it according to your schedule. To make it easier for you to grasp the ideas, the topics are arranged in an orderly fashion. You will be assessed to ensure that you understand the material. You can access our courses on any smart device or through the web.


The Soap Maker Training Course features an online multiple-choice assessment test at the end of the course to assess learners’ ability and knowledge to understand the topics. This online multiple-choice test will result in an immediate grade, so you’ll know if you passed right away.

Certification & Transcript

After completing the course, you will be able to obtain* a Certificate of Completion from SkillArts.  This certificate will serve as proof that you have successfully completed the course. You will also be able to apply for an Academic Transcript that will outline the lessons covered in this Soap Maker Training Course. 

 If you obtain a certificate from us, you can include it in your portfolio of evidence and use it for interviews in an employment or academic environment. By scanning the QR code on the certificate and entering the certificate code on our website, your employer can verify the certificate.
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Example Certificate & Transcript

Career Opportunities

By providing you with all the necessary guidelines, knowledge, and an online certificate of completion, this Soap Maker Training Course will ease your way up the career ladder. You’ll learn how to succeed in your dream job, get that promotion, or start up the business you’ve always dreamed of.

Module One: Introduction to Soap-Making

From this lesson, you'll learn what soap is, how it's used, and its history. Besides learning how to make soap, you'll also gain an understanding of how profitable soap-making can be.


Key Topics: 

  • Definition of Soap
  • Usage of Soap
  • What is Soap-Making?
  • History of Soap-Making
  • Soap-Making as a Business


Module Two: Types of Soap Making

You’ll learn about the definition and usage of soap from this lesson. You’ll also learn about the soap-making history and get an idea of the soap-making business.


Key Topics:

  • Types of Soap-Making
  • Fundamentals of Soap-Making
  • Basic Soap Chemistry


Module Three: Methods of Soap Making

From this lesson, you’ll learn about the different methods of soap making. 


Key Topics:

  • Choosing Soap Making Method
  • Cold Process of Soap-Making
  • Melt and Pour Process of Soap-Making
  • Re-batch process of Soap-Making
  • Hot Process Soap-Making


Module Four: Basic Equipment and Ingredients

This lesson will teach you the necessary equipment and basic ingredients to make soap. You’ll also learn about the fragrances, colours and dyes from this lesson.


Key Topics: 

  • Necessary Equipment
  • Basic Ingredients
  • Fragrances and Colours
  • Skin Nourishment and Dyes


Module Five: The Techniques and the Recipes

From this lesson, you’ll learn about the venue, tools and different soap-making recipes. 


Key Topics:

  • Soap Making Venue
  • Soap Making Tools
  • Different Soap Making recipes


Module Six: Glycerine Soap Recipes

This lesson will teach you about Glycerine soap and the recipes for glycerine soap. You’ll also learn the benefits of glycerine soap. 


Key Topics: 

  • What is Glycerine Soap
  • Glycerine Soap Recipe
  • Benefits of Glycerine Soap


Module Seven: Use of Colours

From this lesson, You’ll learn about different colours and know how to colour a soap that will make soaps colourful. 


Key Topics:

  • Colourful Soap
  • Different Colour Options
    • Micas
    • Pigments
    • Lab Colours
    • Natural Colourants
  • How to Colour Soap


Module Eight: Moulds in Soap

From this lesson, you’ll learn about the types and purposes of the soap mould. You’ll also learn how to make a soap mould. 


Key Topics:

  • What is Soap Mould?
  • The Purpose of Soap Mould
  • How to Make a Soap Mould
  • Types of Soap Mould


Module Nine: Troubleshooting in Soap Making

From this lesson, you’ll learn about the problem that happened during soap making and will also learn how to prevent it. 


Key Topics: 

  • Troubleshoot in Soap Making
  • False Trace Soap
  • Soap Seizing
  • Too Much Fragrance Oil
  • Lye-Heavy Soap
  • Partial Gel
  • Over Heating


Module Ten: Soap-Making as a Business

This lesson will teach you how to start a soap-making business and what key areas you have to keep in mind before starting a soap-making business. 


Key Topics: 

  • Start a Soap-Making Business
  • Write a Business Plan
  • Cost to Start a Soap-Making Business
  • Target Consumers
  • Pros and Cons of Soap-Making Business


Module Eleven: Selling Your Handmade Soaps 

From this lesson, you’ll learn how to do packaging and how to sell the soaps. 


Key Topics:

  • Finishing, Decorating and Packaging
  • Marketing Your Soap Products
  • Selling Your Soap