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.

COURSES AVAILABLE

The FDF20510 Certificate II in Retail Baking Assistance 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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Give your creativity and attention-to-detail an outlet by crafting delectable cakes and pastries. The FDF30510 Certificate III in Retail Baking (Cake and Pastry) will help you hone the latest baking techniques.

When you study with us, you become one of the GOTAFE Apprenticeship family.

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Do you love creating comfort food for eager customers, friends and family? Our strong customer relationships mean people come to us to teach their Apprentices over and over again. Our Trainers share their extensive industry experience through classes run in our commercial training facility.

Our apprentices work in wholesale, retail and franchise businesses. You don’t need the expense of living and studying away from home when you come to GOTAFE.

The FDF30610 Certificate III in Retail Baking (Bread) provides trade baking skills and knowledge for those working in a retail baking environment with a focus on breadmaking.

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Do you love the smell of freshly baked bread? Or creating amazing cakes and pastries that wow your friends? Study the Certificate III in Retail Baking (Combined) and join the GOTAFE Apprenticeship family. Our strong customer base means we’re the first choice for Bakeries looking for Apprentices.

Our apprentices work in wholesale, retail and franchise businesses. You don’t need the expense of living and studying away from home when you come to GOTAFE.

The FDF30710 Certificate III in Retail Baking (Combined) 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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