Certificate II in Baking


Course Length

Part time:

2 years


Subsidised Standard:


Subsidised Standard (Concession):


Subsidised Trainee:


Subsidised Trainee (Concession):


Full Fee:


Course Materials:


Student Services Fees (per year):




Shepparton - Fryers Street

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Delivery Mode

School Based Apprenticeship

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.

This course is available as part of the Free TAFE scheme as well as the JobTrainer initiative, for eligible students.

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

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

Fee Information

1. Subsidised Standard: $1,852.00

2. Subsidised Standard (Concession): $368.00

3. Subsidised Trainee: $1,852.00

4. Subsidised Trainee (Concession): $368.00

5. Full Fee: $5,557.00

Course Materials: $147.00

Student Services Fees (per year): $70.00

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

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:

  • 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.

Course Study Units

Core Units
FBPRBK2002 - Use food preparation equipment to prepare fillings
FBPRBK2005 - Maintain ingredient stores
FBPRBK3005 - Produce basic bread products
FDFFS2001A - Implement the food safety program and procedures
FDFOHS2001A - Participate In OHS Processes
FDFOP2061A - Use numerical applications in the workplace
FDFOP2064A - Provide and apply workplace information
Elective Units
FBPRBK3008 - Produce sponge cake products
FDFOP2005A - Work In A Socially Diverse Environment
SIRXPDK001 - Advise on products and services
SIRXSLS001 - Sell to the retail customer

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include:

  • Theory assessments
  • Practical observation

Additional Information

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

Course Co-ordinator

Jarrod Taylor

Attendance & Commitment

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.

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

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.

Student Support

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

Learner's Rights

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

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.