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Certificate II in Baking


Certificate II in Baking – FBP20217

Course Overview

Step into the wonderful world of baked goods with the Certificate II in Baking.

Gaining skills in food safety and preparation, and learning to make biscuits, cookies, sponge cakes, and doughs, this course will equip you with the skills to start your career in baking as a Baker's Assistant. You'll also learn important retail skills, including customer service and communication.

This course is delivered as a School-based Apprenticeship only. Some students will receive the full qualification, whereas others will be awarded a Statement of Attainment.

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

We’ve had to make adjustments to how our courses are delivered due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19. This means that we’re currently offering a combination of delivery modes including online and flexible learning and, where we can, on-campus classes with strict social distancing in place.

Career Pathways

This course prepares you to take on an entry-level role in the baking industry as a Baker's Assistant or Baking Counter Attendant.

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Starts 10th Oct, 2 Days per Week On Campus / 2020

FBP20217 - Traineeship - From 18th Jan (9am - 3.20pm, Wed Fortnightly) / 2020

Wangaratta - Docker Street

FBP20217 - Traineeship - From 18th Jan (9am - 3.20pm, Wed Fortnightly) / 2020

1. Subsidised Standard
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
3. Subsidised Trainee
4. Subsidised Trainee (Concession)
5. Full Fee
Course Materials
Student Services Fees (per year)

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2021 and may change without notice.

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 Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

All students are required to pay an annual Student Services Fee (SSF) of $70.00. The Student Services Fee contributes to the provision of student engagement, learning and support services. SSF does not apply to short course participants.

Further details on fees available

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:

  • Attend an interview.
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to ensure the course suits your needs and aspirations, and that you are likely to complete the course successfully.
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
  • Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider with your employer to organise your apprenticeship contract prior to applying for this course.
Core Units
Use food preparation equipment to prepare fillings
Maintain ingredient stores
Produce basic bread products
Implement the food safety program and procedures
Participate In OHS Processes
Use numerical applications in the workplace
Provide and apply workplace information
Elective Units
Produce sponge cake products
Work In A Socially Diverse Environment
Advise on products and services
Sell to the retail customer

Assessment methods may include:

  • Theory assessments
  • Practical observation

Students will be required to purchase resources and a baker's uniform.

Jarrod Taylor

This course is delivered over a 2 year period and students are enrolled part-time as school-based apprentices. Students will attend GOTAFE 1 x 6.5 hour day per fortnight.

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.

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 submit an enquiry through our website now and one of the team will be in touch.

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.

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.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

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

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

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.

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