What is this course all about?

This qualification will provide you with the training required to be a baker, specialising in the baking of bread. You will learn to produce and bake a variety of breads using baking equipment and machinery. You will also learn about food safety and implementation of quality programs, and presenting information in the retail baking sector.

The Certificate III in Retail Baking (Bread) provides trade baking skills and knowledge for those working in a retail baking environment with a focus on bread baking.

What are the course outcomes & career opportunities?

Certificate IV in Food Processing

Where can I study this course?

course details
More information
Polytechnic West’s Bentley campus is right across the road from Curtin University and next to Technology Park. Just 10 minutes from the Perth CBD, we’re part of one of the largest educational and technology precinct in Western Australia and is renowned for its pleasant gardens and friendly ambience.
Bentley Campus
What is the course duration?
3 years
What sort of course is it?
Employment in the relevant industry required
What do I learn?
Certificate III in Food Processing (Retail Baking - Bread) Default Curriculum for W055 Default Curriculum for W055

What are the entrance requirements?

How much does this course cost?

Students from overseas, please check http://www.polytechnic.wa.edu.au/international for the course costs. 

For Australian citizens (and / or permanent residents) residing in Western Australia: 

Polytechnic West’s estimated fees for 2015 are now available at the following link: http://www.polytechnic.wa.edu.au/pwa/future-students-1/fees-charges/

Students in Diploma and above qualifications may be assisted through having access to a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET FEE-HELP scheme, if they are a Citizen of Australia (OR on a Permanent Humanitarian Visa and resident in Australia for the duration of the course).

Concessions will continue to be available for eligible courses at certificate levels I through to IV. Eligible students include holders of either a health care or pensioner concession card, recipients of AUSTUDY, ABSTUDY, or Youth Allowance, and young people aged 15 to 17 years.

        (http://s3.amazonaws.com/pwafiles/Web+Uploads/Dates+handout+slip.pdf) The normal full-time admissions process does not apply to Apprenticeships.  To study as an apprentice, you must first obtain an apprenticeship with an employer in the Trade. Once you are employed as an apprentice, you can commence your Trade studies with Polytechnic West.


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