National code: FBP30421

Certificate III in Bread Baking

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Overview About this course

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.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

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

Course outcomes

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

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

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

Entry recommendations

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.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: baker and bread baker.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 2 Courses

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Further study 2 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

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.

  • Produce basic bread products FBPRBK3005

  • Produce savoury bread products FBPRBK3006

  • Apply food safety procedures FBPFSY2002

  • Use numerical applications in the workplace FBPOPR2069

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

Info sessions Want to know more?

There are a total of 7 information sessions planned for this course. They'll take place at different locations across the state.

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