Baking

Combine your love of food, creative flair and attention to detail. Study Baking at GOTAFE. Our teachers have over 60 years combined baking experience to offer you. Immerse yourself in the smells and sounds of commercial baking in our world class facilities.

Careers in Baking can take you anywhere. Work in a growing local business, in a restaurant, overseas, or even run your own business. Test your creativity and eye for artistry in our pilot plant. Whether you’re an apprentice or a budding creative cook, we have a course to suit your goals.

Apprentices are our speciality. We have solid local relationships with well known businesses including Tip Top, Beechworth Bakery, and local franchise Bakers Delight. We work with your employer to make sure you learn the skills needed to make a difference in their business. We even teach you things current employers might not have the facilities to teach you, so you can take initiative and impress your boss.

You can even enter competitions throughout the year to show off your skills. The Easter in the Food Bowl Baking Convention and the national BAKESKILLS competition are highlights.

The FBP20217 Certificate II in Baking targets those working within a retail baking environment undertaking non-trade related work or working as a trade assistant. 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.

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The FBP30417 Certificate III in Bread Baking is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Artisanal Baker and/or Bread Baker.

The FBP30417 Certificate III in Bread Baking 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. You will be enrolled into a current qualification.

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The FBP30317 Certificate III in Cake and Pastry is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Pastry Cook.

Give your creativity and attention-to-detail an outlet by crafting delectable cakes and pastries. This qualification offers skills and knowledge for those working in the retail baking industry, specialising in cakes and pastry.

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The FBP30517 Certificate III in Baking is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Baker.

The FBP30517 Certificate III in Baking provides trade baking skills and knowledge for those working in a retail baking environment with a focus on cakes and pastry and bread.

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