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FBP20217

Certificate II in Baking

Kick start a hands-on career in baking with this entry-level course. Gain the practical skills you need to work as a retail baker assistant or pastry chef assistant, or to pursue an apprenticeship.

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NEXT START DATE 11 Jul 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus TAFE at School
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
JobTrainer
$0
Concession
$100
Subsidised
$895
Full Fee
$4,060
TAFE at School Subsidised Fee
$0
TAFE at School Full Fee
$4,030
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Course overview

Take the first step towards a hands-on career in baking with this entry-level course. Gain the practical skills you need to work as a retail baker assistant or pastry chef assistant, or to pursue an apprenticeship. Demand for retail bakers and pastry chefs in Australia continues to grow. Over the next five years job openings in the sector are expected to be between 10,000 and 25,000.

You will develop a variety of entry-level skills including producing basic bread, cake and pastry products, using food preparation equipment to prepare fillings, maintaining ingredient stores, and implementing food safety programs and procedures. Our teachers are industry experts and will provide you with the support you need to succeed.

Upon successful completion of this course you will graduate with the skills required to work as an assistant to a retail baker or pastry chef. You will also be well placed to pursue further study or an apprenticeship in the industry.

What can I do?

  • Retail Baker Assistant
  • Pastry chef assistant

Course outcome:

FBP20217 Certificate II in Baking

JobTrainer funded course

This course is eligible for JobTrainer funding, meaning it could be free for eligible school-leavers, young people and job seekers looking to develop new skills. Training is proudly delivered by TAFE Queensland and jointly funded by the Australian Government and Queensland Government. Learn more >

Industry connections

TAFE Queensland has many industry partners including Bakers Delight and Coles. These industry connections allow you to seek guidance on how to achieve your career goals and provide an opportunity for future employment outcomes.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 4 elective units from the list below. You will also be required to undertake vocational placement in an approved setting. 

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • FBPRBK2002
    Use food preparation equipment to prepare fillings
    UNIT CODE :
    FBPRBK2002
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare fillings for use in bread, cake or pastry products using food preparation equipment in a commercial baking environment.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use food preparation equipment to prepare fillings

  • UNIT CODE
  • FBPRBK2005
    Maintain ingredient stores
    UNIT CODE :
    FBPRBK2005
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain ingredient stores in a commercial baking environment.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Maintain ingredient stores

  • UNIT CODE
  • FBPRBK3005
    Produce basic bread products
    UNIT CODE :
    FBPRBK3005
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to produce basic bread products in a commercial baking environment.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Produce basic bread products

  • UNIT CODE
  • FDFFS2001A
    Implement the food safety program and procedures
    UNIT CODE :
    FDFFS2001A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to maintain personal hygiene and conduct food handling, housekeeping and waste disposal related to work tasks and responsibilities where work involves operation of production and/or packaging equipment and processes.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Implement the food safety program and procedures

  • UNIT CODE
  • FDFOHS2001A
    Participate in OHS processes
    UNIT CODE :
    FDFOHS2001A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the workplace performance required for an entry level employee to participate in occupational health and safety (OHS) processes in the workplace, in order to ensure their own health and safety at work, as well as that of those in the workplace who may be affected by their actions.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in OHS processes

  • UNIT CODE
  • FDFOP2061A
    Use numerical applications in the workplace
    UNIT CODE :
    FDFOP2061A
    Unit description :

    This is unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to apply basic mathematical functions of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to undertake workplace calculations or to estimate approximate answers when exact calculations are not required.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Use numerical applications in the workplace

  • UNIT CODE
  • FDFOP2064A
    Provide and apply workplace information
    UNIT CODE :
    FDFOP2064A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to identify, collect and provide information to convey meaning to others.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide and apply workplace information

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Loganlea
11 Jul 2022
6 months
Part time 2 days per week
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $0
  • Concession: $100
  • Subsidised: $895
  • Full fee: $4,060
South Bank
11 Jul 2022
6 months
Part time 2 days per week
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $0
  • Concession: $100
  • Subsidised: $895
  • Full fee: $4,060
Caboolture
11 Jul 2022
6 months
Part time 2 days per week
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $0
  • Concession: $100
  • Subsidised: $895
  • Full fee: $4,060
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Loganlea
11 Jul 2022
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Subsidised Fee: $0
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,030
South Bank
11 Jul 2022
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Subsidised Fee: $0
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,030
Caboolture
11 Jul 2022
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Subsidised Fee: $0
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,030
Loganlea
30 Jan 2023
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Subsidised Fee: $0
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,030
Caboolture
30 Jan 2023
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Subsidised Fee: $0
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,030
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Loganlea
11 Jul 2022
6 months
Part time 2 days per week
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $0
  • Concession: $100
  • Subsidised: $895
  • Full fee: $4,060
South Bank
11 Jul 2022
6 months
Part time 2 days per week
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $0
  • Concession: $100
  • Subsidised: $895
  • Full fee: $4,060
Caboolture
11 Jul 2022
6 months
Part time 2 days per week
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $0
  • Concession: $100
  • Subsidised: $895
  • Full fee: $4,060
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Loganlea
11 Jul 2022
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Subsidised Fee: $0
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,030
South Bank
11 Jul 2022
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Subsidised Fee: $0
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,030
Caboolture
11 Jul 2022
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Subsidised Fee: $0
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,030
Loganlea
30 Jan 2023
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Subsidised Fee: $0
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,030
Caboolture
30 Jan 2023
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Subsidised Fee: $0
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,030

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Certificate II in Baking (FBP20217)
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

Read this before applying.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Whilst there are no formal entry requirements for this course TAFE Queensland recommends students possess basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Resources Required

It is a requirement that students purchase long pants (preferably chef pants), a cap, collared shirt and closed in shoes. All other required resources for the course are supplied by TAFE Queensland.

Placement

There is no vocational placement arrangement in place for this program however if TAFE Queensland can match you to an employer we will do so either in a work experience role or for an apprenticeship.

Need to know

Replacement qualification
This qualification has been replaced by FBP20221 - Certificate II in Baking, as of 8 September 2021. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 7 September 2022. If required, enrolments will be transitioned into the replacement qualification.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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