Baker

Overview

Prepares and bakes bread loaves and rolls.

Skills

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

Tasks

  • checking the cleanliness of equipment and operation of premises before production runs to ensure compliance with occupational health and safety regulations
  • checking the quality of raw materials and weighing ingredients
  • kneading, maturing, cutting, moulding, mixing and shaping dough and pastry goods
  • preparing pastry fillings
  • monitoring oven temperatures and product appearance to determine baking times
  • coordinating the forming, loading, baking, unloading, de-panning and cooling of batches of bread, rolls and pastry products
  • glazing buns and pastries, and decorating cakes with cream and icing
  • operating machines which roll and mould dough and cut biscuits
  • emptying, cleaning and greasing baking trays, tins and other cooking equipment

Specialisations

  • Doughmaker

Related Occupations

Source: 1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition.
Note: The tasks associated with the occupation are to be used as guidance only. The tasks listing may include tasks associated with the grouping/category to which the occupation belongs.

Training Pathways

11 courses found.

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FBP50121: Diploma of Food Science and Technology
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FBP50118: Diploma of Food Science and Technology
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FBP50121 : Diploma of Food Science and Technology
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FBP40421: Certificate IV in Food Science and Technology
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FBP40418: Certificate IV in Food Science and Technology
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Superseded by:
FBP40421 : Certificate IV in Food Science and Technology
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FBP40221: Certificate IV in Baking
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FBP40217: Certificate IV in Baking
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FBP40221 : Certificate IV in Baking
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FBP30521: Certificate III in Baking
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Funded under:
User Choice Program (Subsidy) , Free training for Apprenticeships (Subsidy)
Offered as:
Apprenticeship
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FBP30517: Certificate III in Baking
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Funded under:
User Choice Program (Subsidy) , Free training for Apprenticeships (Subsidy)
Offered as:
Apprenticeship
Superseded by:
FBP30521 : Certificate III in Baking
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FBP30421: Certificate III in Bread Baking
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Funded under:
User Choice Program (Subsidy) , Free training for Apprenticeships (Subsidy)
Offered as:
Apprenticeship
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FBP30417: Certificate III in Bread Baking
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Training.gov.au
Funded under:
User Choice Program (Subsidy) , Free training for Apprenticeships (Subsidy)
Offered as:
Apprenticeship
Superseded by:
FBP30421 : Certificate III in Bread Baking
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FBP30217: Certificate III in Plant Baking
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Superseded by:
FBP31121 : Certificate III in High Volume Baking
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