How to Make Natural Soap Course

Everything you need to make beautiful natural handmade soaps

With this complete online program you will very quickly be making your own natural cold process soap.

If you want to learn how to make beautiful natural handmade soaps using delicious plant oils and skin nourishing ingredients this is the course for you.


The course is broken into easy to follow sections that will guide you through the processes you need to make your own natural soaps step-by-step.

It includes 24 step by step videos (yes we really did say 24!) to ensure you can fully engage in the soap making processes every step of the way as well as developing core skills and money saving tips.You can recap the videos as many times as you like but you also have the printable information and formulations at hand too plus some handy worksheets and templates

"I thought Shawn explained all aspects of the course really well and was more than happy to answer all my questions. It's actually one of the best courses I have attended. I loved making all the different types of soaps and loved how you can make these without having to buy expensive equipment. I’ll be booking more courses with you and would highly recommend you to others."


"Very intensive, packed with valuable information. Excellent practical exercises to reinforce learning. Course covered everything you could possibly need to start or expand your business. Got loads of new ideas for product and methods of production."



Cold process soap making is the most beautiful soap making process and has a huge scope for creativity and design.

Whether you want to make fabulous rustic soaps with natural herbs, botanicals and petals along with delicious skin nourishing oils and butters or if you are looking to make a soap with a truly stunning design elements, this is the soap making method for you!

Graduates of the course will:

  • Gain understanding of the essential equipment and ingredients used to make soap
  • Develop knowledge of how to use natural botanicals and a wide range of additives in their soap
  • Gain a clear understanding of the cold process soap making process
  • Gain confidence in their ability to make soap as the course progresses
  • Be able to create a variety stylish designs including layers and swirls
  • Learn professional tips that can save you a lot of money when starting soap making
  • Be provided with a great selection of soap formulations ideal for getting you started with your business
  • Have full tutor contact for any questions they may have connected with the course

No prior knowledge is required to join the course as we will take you through every step of the processes and build your skills and confidence to have you producing your own stunning soaps quickly and efficiently.We will show you how to start your own soaps on a small budget and share lots of tips and tricks along the way.


There is great selection of recipes within the course which will help you make a wide range of soaps. These are easily adaptable allowing you to create a great range of looks and we look at ways to adapt the recipes, styles and designs too.

The course is extensive! The modules include:

  • Welcome
  • Introduction to soap making
  • Essential equipment & Ingredients
  • Understanding SAP
  • Additives, their limits and their function
  • Soap making method and projects
  • Testing
  • Packaging
  • Alternative liquids in soap making
  • Selling & regulations
  • Bonus formulations
  • Suppliers information
  • Additional information and cheatsheets

"From start to finish Sarah & Shawn have been helpful and I learnt so much and many techniques in soap making. Loved, loved, loved it. Many thanks to both of you, it was fantastic."


"It was insightful and taught me alot. I got to learn how to kick start my business and have different options of what to make. The practical and knowledge side of the course was very eye opening and the course instructors were engaging and friendly."

Learn on the go or at home as your schedule allows on your computer, laptop, ipad, tablet or phone, you just need a wifi connection to access your personalised course area.

You will have access to your tutor throughout the whole course via email and telephone plus we would love you to join our private Facebook community, so if you need help along the way just ask, we can’t wait to meet you and share our passion for this beautiful craft.


We cannot wait to share our passion and knowledge with you. Click to enrol with us NOW and we will see you inside the course real soon!

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Your Instructor

Sarah Janes
Sarah Janes

Sarah is the Senior tutor at Soap School. She has over 25 years professional experience in the soap making and cosmetics industry and has run several successful cosmetics businesses during her career. Prior to soap making, she was a professional wax artist making and selling candles but also painting with and sculpting with wax. For the last 10 years Sarah has dedicated to solely providing professional training to those wishing to learn how to make their own soaps, candles and cosmetics. Soap School was the first soap making training facility within the UK and has trained thousands of students worldwide from over 100 countries. Sarah has remained passionate about soap and candle making and is always developing and creating new ideas and concepts to share with her students. She loves to help people develop their skills, helping them achieve their full potential and achieve their goals, often to launch their own business.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are the ingredients and equipment provided with the course?
No, we provide suppliers information for all the core ingredients and equipment, but many of the ingredients are also available locally to you and you will almost certain have some of the equipment already in your home. We are happy to help if you are having trouble locating an item though.
Do you offer discounts?
Our courses are very good value for money already and we have held our prices for over 10 years, but we do offer some incredible package bundles at for those wishing to enhance their skills and training further and we offer group discounts for community groups, charities and NGO's etc. Please contact us for more details.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your course, contact us in the first 30 days and we will happily discuss things with you to ensure you get the best information and skills to help you move forward with your training.
How long will it take to complete the course?
There is no set time. Each person works at a different pace and has different life factors in play. Some work quickly through the information and projects, whilst others like to take their time and relish the experience in detail. Whichever way you prefer to work, we are here to offer support along the way.
Can I make a business from this course?
Many of our students have gone on to start their own cosmetics businesses and the majority of them started with this course.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
I live outside the UK. Can I still take the course?
Absolutely! We provide training to students in over 100 countries currently. All the course material is accessed online, so as long as you have an internet connection you can join in at anytime and place convenient to you.
Can I send you pictures of my soaps?
We love receiving your pictures and will happily provide feedback to you.
Can I sell the items I made from the course?
You will need to have your products safety assessed by a cosmetic chemist if selling within the E.U. but you can share with your friends and family to obtain feedback.
What if I fail the Quiz?
The quiz is there to help you remember key information and you can refer to your course notes at any time. You can retake the quiz at any time and if you have any questions you can contact your tutor too.
What do I do if I have questions throughout the course?
You have full email support with your tutors throughout the course.
How can I access my course files?
All of the course files are available online through your dashboard. Simply log in to your student account and you will see all the courses you are enrolled in along with the files, downloadable PDF's, videos, recipes, quizzes etc. You can revisit and watch these as many times as you desire.