Candle Making Benefits

Learning to make candles comes with benefits.

  • Save Money

    You can make your own handcrafted soy wax scented candles for as little as $2-$5 each. Saving as much as $7-10 per candle instead of buying them.

  • Rewarding

    Candle making is a rewarding and fulfilling hobby that lets you express yourself creatively while also giving you a feeling of accomplishment.

  • Giving

    Candles make great gifts. It is nice to give out candles for the holidays or make your friend a scented candle with their favorite hard-to-find fragrance.

Learn To Make Candles

You will learn the step-by-step process for making your own handcrafted soy wax candles for a fraction of the price you can buy them. Making candle scan be a fun hobby or a lucrative side hustle.

  • Learn the basics of candle making.

  • Learn how to test your candles.

  • Save money by making your own candles.

Candle Industry Growth

US retail candle sales are worth billions of dollars per year and the industry is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 3.3%.

Much of that growth has been driven by the demand for all-natural candles, such as the soy wax candles you will learn to make in this course. 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    1. Introduction

    • 1.1 Welcome

    • 1.2 How to use this course

  • 2

    2. Candle Basics

    • 2.1 How Candles Work

    • 2.2 Candle Safety

    • 2.3 Container Candles

    • 2.4 Candle Making Glossary

  • 3

    3. Requirements

    • 3.1 Candle Making Materials

    • 3.2 Candle Making Kits

    • 3.3 Candle Making Equipment

    • 3.4 Candle Making Supplies

    • Downloadable Material List

  • 4

    4. Candle Making

    • 4.1 Candle Making Instructions

    • 4.2 Preparation

    • 4.3 Measuring Wax & Fragrance Oil

    • 4.4 Double Boiler

    • 4.5 Mixing Wax & Fragrance Oil

    • 4.6 Pouring Candles

    • 4.7 Processing Candles

    • Downloadable Instructions

  • 5

    5. Candle Testing

    • Burn Testing

    • Downloadable Burn Test

  • 6

    6. Candle Troubleshooting

    • 6.1 Soy Wax Frosting

    • 6.2 Candle Tunneling

    • 6.3 Candle Smoke / Soot

    • 6.4 Wick Mushrooming

    • 6.5 Lumpy Tops

  • 7

    7. Conclusion

    • 7.1 Congratulations

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What will I learn in the course?

    The course will teach you to make soy wax candles and how to troubleshoot soy wax candle problems.

  • How is this course structured?

    This course is completely self-paced. Learn at your own pace, stop to take a break, or stop to take notes whenever you want.

  • What if I do not know anything about candle making?

    Then that is perfect! This course was designed to help introduce beginners to candle making. The course will introduce you to candle making theory, terminology and the step by step process of making candles.

  • What if I don't like the course?

    We are proud to offer a 30-day money-back guarantee. If this course didn't help you learn anything about candle making then we will give you a refund, no questions asked.

Learn Candle Making Skills

Learn the skills you need to make quality handcrafted candles, all while learning at your own pace.


Carl Adamson

It is my goal to help you understand the science that goes into candle making and how candles work. I want to make you comfortable with making candles and help you learn to start making your own candles at home.