Course Start Date
19 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
- Non Government Subsidised
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.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
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 YOUR TALENT
Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead:
- Time management
- Problem solving skills
- Collaboration and team work
- Effective communication skills
- Attention to detail
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
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
- Pastry cook
- Chef ptissier
- Pastry sous chef
GROW YOUR CAREER
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.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
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
- 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
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
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.
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
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
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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
Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.
TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also 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.
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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.
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