Certificate II in Baking

Course Code FBP20217
Campus Shepparton - Fryers Street
Duration 490 hours

Course Overview

The FBP20217 Certificate II in Baking describes the skills and knowledge of a baker’s assistant working in a commercial baking environment.

This Qualification is designed for application in supervised environments where the work is primarily predictable with some basic problem solving requirements. Typically this role would include some predetermined, routine baking functions with customer service and general preparation and cleaning skills.

This course is delivered as a School based apprenticeship and on campus.

You will be enrolled into a current qualification.

Please note: this course is available as part of the 2019 Free TAFE Courses for eligible on-campus students.

Pathways / Employment Opportunities

The FBP20217 Certificate II in Baking is designed for those at seeking entry level into the Baking industry to gain knowledge and skills.

Job roles may include Bakers Assistant.

Working in this industry may involve early morning starts, and requires creative skills with cakes and pastries.

Further studies
After achieving this Qualification, candidates may undertake FBP30317 Certificate III in Cake and Pastry, FBP30417 Certificate III in Bread Baking or FBP30517 Certificate III in Baking.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Campus Times
Shepparton – Fryers Street 2 Days per Week On Campus – SEMESTER 2 / 2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street 2 Days per Week On Campus – SEMESTER 1 / 2020
Shepparton – Fryers Street 2 Days per Week On Campus – SEMESTER 2 / 2020

Attendance and Commitment

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

Students are encouraged to attend all face-to-face sessions and appointments with your Trainer/Assessor.

Course Co-ordinator

Name Kim Banfield
Location Shepparton

Fee Information
Type Average Enrolled Hours Hourly Fee Rate Indicative Tuition Fee Hourly Govt Subsidy Rate Total Govt Contribution
Govt Subsidised-Standard 490 $3.59 $1,759.10 N/A N/A
Govt Subsidised-Standard Concession 490 $0.72 $352.80 N/A N/A
Govt Subsidised-Trainee 490 $3.59 $1,759.10 $9.50 $4,655.00
Govt Subsidised-Trainee Concession 490 $0.72 $352.80 $9.50 $4,655.00
Full Fee 490 $10.25 $5,022.50 N/A N/A
Course Materials 490 $0.40 $196.00 N/A N/A

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

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification

GOTAFE preferred 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 (School based apprentices).
Units of Competency

FBP20217 – Core Units

FDFFS2001A – Implement the food safety program and procedures
FBPRBK2005 – Maintain ingredient stores
FDFOHS2001A – Participate In OHS Processes
FBPRBK3005 – Produce basic bread products
FDFOP2064A – Provide and apply workplace information
FBPRBK2002 – Use food preparation equipment to prepare fillings
FDFOP2061A – Use numerical applications in the workplace

FBP20217 – Elective Units

SIRXPDK001 – Advise on products and services
FBPRBK3009 – Produce biscuit and cookie products
FBPRBK3002 – Produce non laminated pastry products
FBPRBK3008 – Produce sponge cake products
SIRXSLS001 – Sell to the retail customer
FDFOP2005A – Work In A Socially Diverse Environment

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods include:

  • Theory Assessments
  • Practical observation
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.
Information Sessions

For further information regarding this course please call 1300 468 233.


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
Individual Needs

Enrolment in an apprenticeship course is commenced after GOTAFE receives a Training Contract completed at an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN). To locate an AASN, please go to australianapprenticeships.gov.au or call 13 38 73.

Additional Information

Students will be required to purchase resources and a Uniform.

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.