This course is designed to provide students with all the necessary skills to work as a baker in a retail bakery. Students learn to bake various types of bread using different machinery as well as how to implement food and health safety policies and procedures.
This certificate is delivered in our specially designed bakery training facility, with the focus of providing hands-on, practical training supported by underpinning theory. Training is delivered 3 days per week, allowing you to work and study at the same time. Many career opportunities exist in the Food Processing industry.
Our program utilizes the latest techniques, machinery and tools to develop your skill as a baker. You will develop the knowledge and skills to work in small franchise operations to large corporate food processing organisations.
Diagnose and respond to product and process faults (bread)*
Produce bread dough
Diagnose and respond to product and process faults (pastry, cake and cookies)*
Form and fill pastry products
Bake pastry products
Produce sponge, cake and cookie batter
Bake sponges, cakes and cookies
Decorate cake and cookies
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Implement the food safety program and procedures
Contribute to OHS processes
Use numerical applications in the workplace
Provide and apply workplace information
Apply first aid
Deliver and monitor a service to customers
Lead work teams and groups
Certificate III in Food Processing (Retail Baking Combined) is a nationally recognised qualification for the baking industry.
On completion of this course, you will receive the following Nationally-recognised qualification:
Graduates of this program are well positioned to undertake further training opportunities in food processing to establish their own business including Certificate IV and Diploma of Business. Graduates can also start other areas of hospitality, including cookery, patisserie or a Diploma of Business
This course is delivered face-to-face, through a combination of tutorials and workshops.
You will be assessed through written tests, computer-based tasks, and assignments
Equipment includes: Fully Equipped Computer Labs, student PCs, commercial bakery, printed and on line Resources. Spacious classrooms, free internet access.