New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist)
Do you have an interest in cakes, pastries and dough? Learn the magic of baking with our brand new course starting in 2017.
Baking is one of the oldest professions in the world and demands commitment, a hard-working attitude and a passion for food. By gaining this qualification, you’ll be able to either undertake further study in cookery or patisserie at Diploma level, or pursue employment opportunities in a commercial bakery.
In this course you will learn both the practical knowledge and theory behind working in a commercial bakery including practical skills such as creating speciality breads and doughs, as well as a variety of sweets.
You will also learn about bakery science and quality management, safe food practices and workplace safety, workplace interactions and standard operating procedures in a bakery.
You will complete the following four modules:
- Workplace safety, bakery systems, breads and doughs
- Workplace interactions and operations, sponges, cakes and cookies
- Bakery science, quality management and sweets
- Bakery production and pastry
Practical classes at Bakels are capped at 12 meaning you will get quality, hands-on time with both Bakels and NSIA teaching staff. At NSIA our maximum class size will be 24.
Employment opportunities include bakery and patisserie work in
- Specialised bakery stores
- Bakery product manufacturers
- Be at least 17 years old.
- Have an IELTS score of at least 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0, or an equivalent English language test score if English is your second langauge.
- Have NCEA (48 Level 2 Credits including eight Level 2 credits in a language rich subject) or a
- Completed secondary school equivalent to Year 12 in a college where the curriculum base is in English language or a
- New Zealand Certificate in Baking - Level 3
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2017 Intake Dates
Next intake date to be announced.
48 weeks including 8 weeks of holiday.
Please chat with us for more details about how the practical classes taking place at Bakels will impact your class and work schedule.
- Tuition fees: NZ$19,500.00.00
- Compulsory course costs: NZ$2,000.00
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