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Certificate III in Baking

National Course Code: FBP30517


The nationally recognised Certificate III in Baking builds the technical skills and knowledge you need to work in a commercial bakery as a baker, chef ptissier or cake baker. With TAFE NSW, you will learn from specialist teachers and refine your skills in an industry-equipped bakery.


Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Make and bake pastry, bread, artisan products, meringues, donuts, biscuits, gateaux, tortes and cakes
  • Schedule and produce bakery production
  • Control and order bakery stock
  • Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices


Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead:

  • Creativity
  • Time management
  • Problem solving skills
  • Collaboration and team work
  • Effective communication skills
  • Attention to detail


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate III level
  • A strong pathway to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
  • Skills and knowledge to start your own sole trader business

Career opportunities:

  • Baker
  • Pastry cook
  • Chef ptissier
  • Pastry sous chef


Build on your expertise with these further study options:

  • Certificate IV in Patisserie
  • Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery


The Certificate III in Baking helps to address a skills shortage in the industry and prepare for its forecasted growth over three years to 2023. TAFE NSW consults regularly with industry to ensure elective units meet industry needs, so your qualification is as up-to-date and relevant as possible.


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

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • Blended, Part Time Day
  • Fully Subsidised Course

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Hamilton - (Apprenticeship): Part Time Day

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 2 Years

Kingscliff (Apprenticeship): Blended

  • Full Fee: $17,470.00
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Nepean, Kingswood (Apprentice): Part Time Day

  • Full Fee: $17,470.00
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Orange, March Street: Part Time Day

  • Full Fee: $17,470.00
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Ultimo (Apprenticeship): Part Time Day

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Wollongong - Apprenticeship: Part Time Day

  • Full Fee: $17,470.00
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 3 Years

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