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  • FDF30510

Certificate III in Retail Baking (Cake and Pastry)

At a glance

At a glance

Set yourself on the path for a hands-on career in baking. Specialise your skills in cake and pastry making and gain the qualifications you need to work as a pastrycook.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Pastrycook
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FDF30510 Certificate III in Retail Baking (Cake and Pastry)

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Course overview

Course overview

Set yourself on the path for a hands-on career in baking. Specialise in cake and pastry making and gain the skills you need to work as a pastrycook.

Demand for retail bakers in Australia continues to grow. In 2015 there were over 32,000 people employed as bakers and pastrycooks. Over the next five years job openings in the sector are expected to be between 10,000 and 25,000.

In this course you will learn how to prepare fillings, batter and cake decorations. Practice the art of producing delicious cakes and pastries and learn how to diagnose and respond to product faults. You will also learn how to conduct product tastings, evaluate bakery products, and modify or create new recipes.

You will graduate with the skills required to establish your career as a pastrycook in the retail baking environment.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all units listed on your individual training plan.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
FDFFS2001A
Implement the food safety program and procedures
FDFOHS3001A
Contribute to OHS processes
FDFOP2061A
Use numerical applications in the workplace
FDFOP2064A
Provide and apply workplace information
FDFRB2001A
Form and fill pastry products
FDFRB2002A
Prepare fillings
FDFRB3001A
Produce pastry
FDFRB3003A
Produce sponge, cake and cookie batter
FDFRB3004A
Decorate cakes and cookies
FDFRB3006A
Bake sponges, cakes and cookies
FDFRB3007A
Bake pastry products
FDFRB3012A
Diagnose and respond to product and process faults (pastry, cake and cookies)
MSAENV272B
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
FDFOP2003A
Clean equipment in place
FDFPPL2001A
Participate in work teams and groups
FDFRB3016A
Plan and schedule production for retail bakery

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

Students must be employed as an apprentice and have a signed Registered Training Contract, stating TAFE Queensland is the Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO).  The Queensland Government's Apprenticeships Info website provides information about apprenticeships and traineeships (including school-based) in Queensland.  For further information about probationary periods for this trade qualification, visit Queensland Training Information Service

Selection criteria

To study an apprenticeship or traineeship program you must be indentured as an apprentice or trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Need to know

Year 12 graduates: start trade training fee free, here’s how.

To be eligible to access fee-free training, you must:

  • have completed Year 12 in Queensland and hold a Senior Statement issued by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority or equivalent certification
  • enrol and start an apprenticeship, traineeship or training, with an approved training provider in a high priority qualification by the end of the calendar year following completion of Year 12
  • permanently reside in Queensland.

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.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland