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.
FBP30317 Certificate III in Cake and Pastry
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 bakers in Australia continues to grow. In 2015 there were over 32,000 people employed as bakers and pastrycooks with job openings over the next five years expected to be between 10,000 and 25,000.
In this course you will learn how to prepare fillings and produce a range of baked goods including pastry products, sponge cakes, puddings, artisan products, biscuits, and cookies. You'll also develop core industry-relevant skills such as implementing food safety procedures and scheduling cake and pastry production in a commercial baking environment.
Successful completion of this course will prepare you with the skills required to establish your career as a pastrycook, chef patissier, or pastry sous chef in a commercial baking environment.
TAFE Queensland has many industry partners including Jocelyn's Provisions and Homestyle Bakeries. These industry connections allow to seek guidance on how to achieve your career goals and provide an opportunity for future employment.
Gain practical experience in our state of the art baking training facilities where you will train with world-class bakers, learning contemporary skills and global baking trends.
The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all units listed on your individual training plan.
|UNIT CODE||UNIT NAME|
||Use food preparation equipment to prepare fillings|
||Produce laminated pastry products|
||Produce non laminated pastry products|
||Produce sponge cake products|
||Produce biscuit and cookie products|
||Produce cake and pudding products|
||Schedule and produce cake and pastry production|
||Produce basic artisan products|
||Implement the food safety program and procedures|
||Participate in OHS processes|
||Use numerical applications in the workplace|
|UNIT CODE||UNIT NAME|
||Identify cultural, religious and dietary considerations for food production|
||Produce specialist pastry products|
||Produce gateaux, tortes and entremets|
||Sell to the retail customer|
||Coach others in job skills|
Note: For some courses, not all electives are available at all campuses.
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There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
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.
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.
At sign up when the Training Plan is being negotiated, if it is determined that the workplace cannot provide all training, then apprentices may need to travel to Brisbane, South Bank campus for training. This travel would be at the apprentices own expense, but may be subsidised by the Queensland Government.
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.
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 enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.
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.