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Certificate II in Baking

National Course Code: FBP20217

Overview

The nationally accredited Certificate II in Bakery is your first step to a long career as a baker in a skills shortage industry. Get invaluable experience working in an industry-equipped campus bakehouse, produce the sweetest of treats on a commercial scale and learn how to manage retail operations.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course-work, you will learn how to:

  • Bake sponge cakes, biscuit and cookies and sweet yeast products
  • Produce basic bread products
  • Make non laminated pastry products
  • Use food preparation equipment to prepare fillings
  • Maintain ingredient stores
  • Implement food safety program and procedures

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the essential qualities to get ahead in the baking industry:

  • A collaborative teamwork spirit
  • Effective communication skills
  • Problem solving skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Complete this course and you will gain:

  • A nationally recognised Certificate II in Baking
  • The confidence to begin your baking apprenticeship
  • Strong foundation skills to kick start your career

GROW YOUR CAREER

This course provides a direct pathway in to the Certificate III qualifications with some units of competency leading to automatic credit:

  • Certificate III in Baking (9 units credited)
  • Certificate III in Cake and Pastry (6 units credited)
  • Certificate III in Bread Baking (8 units credited)

Our graduates go on to further study and jobs such as:

  • Bakery assistant
  • Retail assistant
  • Bakers assistant

INDUSTRY DEMAND

A skills shortage in the baking industry means there are strong employment opportunities. This is forecast to continue growing over the three years to 2023.

Locations

This course is currently available at 7 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this industry have:

  • A collaborative, team player spirit
  • Effective communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Passion for food

Assessments and assignments are a great way to evaluate how much you have learned and to refine your techniques and practices.

This course offers a variety of assessment methods for you to shine:

  • Theory knowledge assessments
  • Practical skills assessments
  • Portfolio of work that contributes toward assessments
  • Case studies
  • Projects

This Certificate II in Bakery is your gateway to the industry and covers the skills and knowledge you will need to work as a Bakers Assistant.

Once you have successfully completed the Certificate II, you will be ready to take on an Apprenticeship at Certificate III level in the baking industry.

There are no excursions behind the scene for this course. However, you will learn in our fully equipped industry standard simulated bakery that provides you with the opportunity to get real, hands-on baking experience.

You will participate in a range of structured workshop activities that allow you to practice your baking skills before attempting assessments.

In the commercially designed campus bakery, you will work on baking projects like make-and-bake pastry, bread, meringues, donuts, biscuits and cakes. This enables you to gain experience in a simulated work setting that will enhance your learning and prepare you for your assessments.

Facilities at each NSW TAFE delivery campus include a commercially designed bakery with industry standard equipment found in different types of bakehouses, including:

  • Large-scale retail bakery
  • Franchise bakery
  • Small bakery chain and small to medium independent retail bakery
  • Specialist bakery and patisseries

You will also have access to a classroom, computer room, library and cafeteria.

This qualification was designed with industry to support growth that is forecast in the baking industry.

You will be able to put your technical skills to work, baking in the capacity of a bakers or retail assistant in a commercial or retail bakery.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Full Time, Part Time, Part Time Day
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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