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Certificate III in Baking

  • National Course Code: FBP30517
  • TAFE NSW code: FBP30517-01V01-20KCL-249

Location – Kingscliff (Apprenticeship)

Study Type

Blended

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

19 Hours per week

Duration

2 Years

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • Non Government Subsidised

Course Details

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge of a baker who bakes bread, cake, pastry and biscuit products working in a commercial baking environment.

All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, in accordance with State/Territory food safety, and work health and safety, regulations and legislation that apply to the workplace.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

  • an apprentice (you will work in industry and study at the same time)
  • employed full time
  • signed up with an Apprentice Network Provider and have a Training Plan Proposal
  • seeking to gain skills and knowledge to become a qualified Baker after successful completion
  • Enter details from Field 43.1 in the OCRF - Local Entry Requirements / Mandatory Workplace Requirements

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • Bakery student uniform that includes traditional check trousers, heavy duty white bib apron, double breasted white short sleeved jacket, blue neckerchief, white buttons, white skull cap (beret) and protective footwear
  • Equipment which is a toolbox that includes a digital thermometer, calculator, bread and scoring knife, metal and 1/2 moon scraper, scissors, 2 x clean tea towels and ruler
  • Access to a computer and internet access to undertake online components. If the student does not have access to a computer and internet then TAFENSW can make arrangements to access these resources at the TAFENSW Library

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part-time day, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 8.2 hours of class a week for 75 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10.9 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 2.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours including assessment preparation.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who want to gain employment as a qualified Baker and/or develop a wide range of well-developed bakery skills including bread, pastry and biscuit products.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
  • Accessibility and Disability Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Learning Support
  • International Student Support
  • Scholarships
  • Multicultural Support

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries

Australian Apprenticeships training can be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. TAFE NSW will negotiate your attendance and study pattern with you and your employer.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

There are a range of study options for NSW Apprentices and eligible non-apprentices with relevant industry work experience in this course.

Under the NSW Government fee-free apprenticeship initiative, NSW apprentices that commence their training on or after 1 July 2018 may be eligible for fee-free training. Apprentices are required to provide evidence of their NSW apprenticeship to finalise their enrolment and applicable fees.

This course is also a TAFE NSW Trade Pathways Qualification and ideal if you have been working in this industry for an extended period of time but havent received a qualification. To be eligible to enrol as a non-apprentice and secure funding, you must firstly meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria and be:

  • over 21 years of age
  • able to demonstrate and provide evidence of extensive industry experience and
  • able to demonstrate relevant ongoing work experience and provide workplace evidence to support the achievement of competence.
To study this course as a NSW apprentice or to check if you meet the non-apprentice requirements for NSW funding, please enquire now or call 131 601. For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

  • Chef's / baker's full uniform, approximately $80
  • Safety footwear, approximately $60
  • Tools of the trade, approximately $160
  • Pen, paper and USB

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Semester two starts July 2020. Enquire now to be notified when enrolments open.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.

Core Units
Number Title
FBPRBK2002 Use food preparation equipment to prepare fillings
FBPRBK3001 Produce laminated pastry products
FBPRBK3002 Produce non laminated pastry products
FBPRBK3005 Produce basic bread products
FBPRBK3006 Produce savoury bread products
FBPRBK3007 Produce specialty flour bread products
FBPRBK3008 Produce sponge cake products
FBPRBK3009 Produce biscuit and cookie products
FBPRBK3010 Produce cake and pudding products
FBPRBK3014 Produce sweet yeast products
FBPRBK3015 Schedule and produce bakery production
FBPRBK3018 Produce basic artisan products
FDFFS2001A Implement the food safety program and procedures
FDFOHS2001A Participate in OHS processes
FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace
Elective Units
Number Title
FBPRBK3003 Produce specialist pastry products
FBPRBK3004 Produce meringue products
FBPRBK3016 Control and order bakery stock
FBPRBK4003 Produce gateaux, tortes and entremets

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Baker, breadmaker, cake maker, pastry chef

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Kingscliff
Cudgen Road, Kingscliff
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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