Set yourself on the path for a hands-on career in baking and broaden your career prospects by combining bread, pastry, and cake making in this practical course.
FBP30517 Certificate III in Baking
Set yourself on the path for a hands-on career in baking. Gain the practical skills you need to work as a retail baker or pastry chef.
Demand for retail bakers in Australia continues to grow. In 2015 there were over 32,000 people employed as bakers and pastrycooks. Over the next five years job openings in the sector are expected to be between 10,000 and 25,000.
Broaden your career prospects by combining bread, pastry and cake-making in this practical course. You will produce and process dough and learn how to diagnose and respond to product faults. Study how to prepare fillings, batter, and cake decorations as well as how to modify and create new recipes.
You will graduate with the skills required to establish your career as a baker in a retail setting or as a pastry chef.
Gain practical experience in our on-campus training restaurants and kitchens where you will be working within a live environment preparing food for real paying customers.
TAFE Queensland has many industry partners including The Star, Marriott, Accor, and Hilton which allows you to personally meet the people behind the brands, keep up to date with the latest news, visit live hospitality operations, and seek guidance on how to achieve your career goals.
The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all units listed on your individual training plan.
|UNIT CODE||UNIT NAME|
||Use food preparation equipment to prepare fillings|
||Produce laminated pastry products|
||Produce non laminated pastry products|
||Produce basic bread products|
||Produce savoury bread products|
||Produce specialty flour bread products|
||Produce sponge cake products|
||Produce biscuit and cookie products|
||Produce cake and pudding products|
||Produce sweet yeast products|
||Schedule and produce bakery production|
||Produce basic artisan products|
||Implement the food safety program and procedures|
||Participate in OHS processes|
||Use numerical applications in the workplace|
Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.
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Students must be employed as an apprentice and have a signed Registered Training Contract, stating TAFE Queensland is the Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO).
The Queensland Government's Apprenticeships Info website provides information about apprenticeships and traineeships (including school-based) in Queensland.
For further information about probationary periods for this trade qualification, visit Queensland Training Information Service.
To study an apprenticeship or traineeship program you must be indentured as an apprentice or trainee with your employer.
Employers need to be able to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.
It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.
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For more information call TAFE Queensland Brisbane on 13 72 48 or visit Training Queensland
Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.
All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.
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