Certificate III in Retail Baking (Bread)

Course Code FDF30610
Campus Contact your local GOTAFE campus on 1300 GOTAFE (468 233) for full details
Duration 640 hours, 36 Months Part time

Course Overview

The FDF30610 Certificate III in Retail Baking (Bread) is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Artisanal Baker and/or Bread Baker.
The Certificate III in Retail Baking (Bread) provides trade baking skills and knowledge for those working in a retail baking environment with a focus on bread baking.
This course is delivered as an Apprenticeship.

Pathways / Employment Opportunities

After gaining the FDF30610 Certificate III in Retail Baking (Bread) you might wish to undertake further study in further study in the FBP40217 Certificate IV in Baking.

The FDF30610 Certificate III in Retail Baking (Bread is designed for those wishing to further their knowledge and skills to seek employment in the Baking industry.
Working in this industry may involve early morning starts.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Contact your local GOTAFE campus on 1300 GOTAFE (468 233) for full details

Fee Information
Type Cost
Govt Subsidised-Apprentice $2,240.00
Govt Subsidised-Apprentice Concession $448.00
Full Fee $6,400.00
Course Materials $256.00

Please note that the advertised fees relate to 2019.   For enrolments this year, please contact us for confirmation.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

You will receive an Indicative Fee Statement when you decide upon your course. A finalised invoice will be issued upon enrolment. Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Book Shop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your Course Information session or during the Pre-Training review Interview.

Entry Requirements

Before being accepted into the course applicants must:
·Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
·Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
Register with the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network

Units of Competency

FDF30610 – Core Units
FDFRB3005A – Bake bread
FDFOHS3001A – Contribute To OHS Processes
FDFRB3011A – Diagnose and respond to product and process faults (bread)
FDFFS2001A – Implement the food safety program and procedures
MSAENV272B – Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
FDFRB3010A – Process dough
FDFRB3002A – Produce bread dough
FDFOP2064A – Provide and apply workplace information
FDFOP2061A – Use numerical applications in the workplace

FDF30610 – Elective Units
FDFOP2004A – Clean and sanitise equipment
FDFOP2063A – Apply quality systems and procedures
FDFRB2004A – Provide production assistance for bread products
FDFRB3001A – Produce pastry
FDFRB3006A – Bake sponges, cakes and cookies
FDFRB3009A – Retard dough
FDFRB3013A – Produce artisan breads
FDFRB3014A – Produce sweet yeast products
FDFRB3016A – Plan and schedule production for retail bakery
FDFRB3017A – Participate in product development
TLIA3038A – Control and order stock

Skills Recognition

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification.  There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking.  You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

Please note:  Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review.  This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Additional Information

Students will be required to purchase a Knife kit, cooks uniform and online resources.

Learner’s Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.

Student Welfare Unit

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.
Educational Support Services

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

Where to from here?

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.