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  • FBP20217

Certificate II in Baking

At a glance

At a glance

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.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Retail baker assistant
  • Pastry chef assistant
COURSE OUTCOME

FBP20217 Certificate II in Baking

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Course overview

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.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 4 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
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

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
SIRXSLS001
Sell to the retail customer
FBPRBK3009
Produce biscuit and cookie products
FBPRBK3014
Produce sweet yeast products
FBPRBK3002
Produce non laminated pastry products

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

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  • 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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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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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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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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.

Vocational 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.

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.

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 enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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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 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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland