Still deciding? See below to learn more about becoming a Wilton Method Instructor.
The screening form takes approximately 10-15 minutes to complete.
By completing a screening form you are providing Wilton with your information regarding your interest in becoming a Certified Wilton Method Instructor. There is no obligation when completing the form. Your form will be reviewed by our recruiting department and if you are a potential match to one of the openings, you will be contacted by a member of the team to discuss the opportunity.
Instructors are paid on a sliding pay-scale based on the number of students taught in each class. Instructors are considered Independent Contractors (except for a select number of retailers, where you would be considered a store associate) and are paid by the store for each class. In these cases the frequency of pay will be determined by the class location.
It is not required for you to complete the Wilton Method Classes, however basic cake decorating skills and teaching experience are necessary.
Wilton offers a comprehensive Instructor Certification Program for qualified candidates to become a Wilton Certified Instructor. The Certification Program provides world class training to you at absolutely no charge. Once you are active as a Certified Wilton Method Instructor, you will have ongoing access to online trainings designed to help you maintain your skills.
The Certification and Training Program provides an overview of the Wilton Method techniques, marketing skills, and tips on how to grow your student base. Our interactive, on-line training includes informational how to videos and skill assessments.
As a Certified Wilton Method Instructor you are entitled to a 40% discount on Wilton Products when ordered directly from Wilton.com or purchased at the Wilton Store in Darien, IL. Additionally, you are eligible for a 40% discount on tuition fees at The Wilton School of Confectionery Arts in Darien, IL. Additional discounts may be offered upon being assigned at a retailer. These discounts are at the retailer’s discretion and subject to change with their policies.
There is a WMI Support team in place to provide you with whatever assistance you need from helping you get started, to working with your store and providing suggestions on how to help you build your business.
Wilton offers a variety of marketing materials that will help you build your student enrollment. As a Certified Wilton Method Instructor you can order these materials at no charge. As a Certified Wilton Method Instructor, you are encouraged to promote and market your classes through community marketing as well as social media platforms, as defined in our Social Media policy.
You are able to teach Wilton Method Classes at one of our retail partners or approved community locations. Our recruiting team will work with you to find the best possible match for you.
As an independent contractor, you are responsible for providing your own supplies. Once certified, you will eligible to purchase a new instructor kit which contains teaching and support materials from Wilton for a small, nominal fee (approx. US$22). This kit contains invaluable tools to help you get started as a WMI and succeed in your new venture! Also, as a WMI, you are entitled to a 40% discount if you need to purchase supplies.
Wilton Method classes are available in more than 60 countries. For more information about opportunities in your market, please contact your local distributor. If your country does not have a Wilton distributor, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.