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Learn the tricks of the trade alongside industry professionals in state-of-the-art bakery facility.

Channel your creativity into a career as a baker or cake and pastry chef

Studying baking, you’ll become a true artist of your craft, and have the chance to showcase your creation in GOTAFE restaurants and competitions throughout the year. You’ll master the bread baking and cake and pastry skill set, and gain the experience and knowledge to work as a Baker or Bread Maker, or even run your own bakery.


Get a recognised qualification with one of our accredited courses. We offer a range of courses in different areas, so no matter what your goals are, we have a course for you.

Certificate III in Baking (FBP30521)

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

Certificate III in Bread Baking (FBP30421)

Bring your artistic flair to life with a Certificate III in Bread Baking, the recognised qualification to become Bread Baker.

Why study with GOTAFE?

State-of-the-art facilities

You'll train in our state-of-the-art bakery, and develop skills using the latest technology and machinery. When you head out into the workforce, you'll be ready to work in any bakery environment.

GOTAFE Bakery at the Shepparton Fryers Street campus has just recently replaced all of their equipment. They have three brand new ovens, pastry sheeter, freezer room, blast chiller and a mixer allowing the bakers to produce larger quantities of baking goods.

Study with us, and start your career off on the right foot.

Training that sets you up for success

Our Trainers are all industry-qualified, with extensive experience in baking and patisserie, and the practices and processes you'll use day-to-day in the bakery.

A booming industry

Whether you choose to stay local, or take your career elsewhere, you'll have the skills to take you where you want to go. The number of baking jobs is expected to rise by 5000 over the next five years, and qualified bakers are in high demand. Your training will provide the skills and knowledge employers are looking for, and you'll graduate with both a nationally-recognised qualification, and the practical experience to match.

See what our students have to say

"I love baking because I get to be creative with my product. I enjoy playing around with new recipes and ideas, and learning to do fun, creative things. Creating awesome food is something that I am excited to continue in my career." – Kyla