Certificate III in Baking

Jobs and Skills WA: Baking courses
Mmmm... that smell of fresh baked goods!

We all love a fresh warm loaf of bread, and all those delicious treats like cakes, pastries, biscuits, rolls, scrolls, gateaux, tortes, pies, and slices! How would you like a career baking these things every day!

Through this qualification, you'll gain skills and knowledge in baking for a range of items including bread, pastries and cakes including developing and following recipes and details of the trade such as different pastry types and cooking techniques.

You'll also learn about first aid; food safety; hygiene; and workplace health and safety.

Half price
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
Industry: Hospitality, Tourism and Events
National course code: FBP30521 | WA State ID: BGZ4

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Want a decorated career as a baker or pastry chef?

When you complete the Certificate III in Baking you will be able to work as a baker or pastry chef in a hotel, bakery, restaurant, or pastry shop.

Gain these skills

  • produce a variety of breads, cakes, pastries, biscuits, rolls, scrolls, gateaux, tortes, pies, and slices
  • first aid
  • food safety programs
  • hygiene
  • workplace health and safety

We are the only public provider offering training in baking with an on-campus bakehouse that sells students' work to the general public.


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