Master the art of making bread and kickstart your career as a commercial baker in a fully-equipped professional kitchen. Discover how to turn premium, raw ingredients into a variety of breads including sweet, savoury, yeast, specialty and artisan.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Create, mix and bake bread products including sweet, savoury, yeast, artisan and speciality flour
Schedule and produce bread production
Use a range of baking and cooking equipment
Calculate ingredients and prepare fillings
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
The skills to bake a variety of bread products from raw ingredients including sweet, savoury, yeast, speciality flour and artisan
Real world experience in a commercial baking kitchen on a TAFE NSW campus
The ability to follow a complex bakery production schedule and use appropriate baking and cooking equipment
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
Strengthened maths skills to calculate raw ingredient amounts for recipes
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To take this course as an apprenticeship you need to be employed as an apprentice in the industry as evidenced by a letter of support from your employer and
Submit your Training Plan Proposal (TPP) with your application
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A passion for baking and a creative approach to food
Good communication skills
Numeracy and literacy skills to Year 10 level
The ability to collaborate and work with others
Commitment to being an early riser
An entrepreneurial spirit
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: baker and bread baker.
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At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Bread Baking qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 14 units of competency, including 9 core and 5 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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