About this course
Do you want to expand your baking expertise by learning how to bake specialty artisan breads?
Then this trade-level Certificate III in Retail Baking – Bread (FDF30610) course at The Gordon TAFE can take your baking aspirations to the next level.
You must already be working in a bakery setting in order to apply, and you’ll then learn the fundamentals of creating artisan breads in a commercial setting.
The course will widen the scope of your baking career opportunities. You’ll carry out your training in your current workplace, but you will be fully supported by a Gordon trainer and assessor.
Assessment will take the form of:
- Hands-on projects
- Workplace tasks
To be eligible for this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants should be currently employed under a training contract and be referred by their employer through an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be available for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or other relevant experience.
In this baking course, the units of competency you may study include:
- FDFRB3005A ‒ Bake bread
- FDFOHS3001A ‒ Contribute to OHS processes
- FDFRB3011A ‒ Diagnose and respond to product and process faults (bread)
- FDFFS2001A ‒ Implement the food safety program and procedures
- MSAENV272B ‒ Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
- FDFRB3010A ‒ Process dough
- FDFRB3002A ‒ Produce bread dough
- FDFOP2064A ‒ Provide and apply workplace information
- FDFOP2061A ‒ Use numerical applications in the workplace
- FDFRB3017A ‒ Participate in product development
- FDFRB3016A ‒ Plan and schedule production for retail bakery
- FDFRB3013A ‒ Produce artisan breads
- FDFRB3009A ‒ Retard dough
Why The Gordon?
The Gordon is an award-winning TAFE that has been providing high-quality education and training for over 125 years. As one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria, it services more than 19,000 students each year. Thanks to three purpose-built campuses – in Geelong City, East Geelong, and in Werribee – students are provided with a hands-on learning experience in settings modelled on real-world industry environments. The Gordon also boasts one of the most comprehensive and diverse course ranges in all of Western Victoria, with over 230 accredited qualifications to choose from. Students receive the added benefit of access to The Gordon’s pathway program, which provides articulation and credit transfer opportunities at Deakin University.
East Geelong – 2 Fenwick St, Geelong VIC 3220
Geelong City – Boundary Rd, East Geelong VIC 3219
Werribee Learning Centre – 9 Bridge St, Werribee VIC 3030
The Gordon offers its students access to an array of support services, including academic resources and on-site facilities to help make your time on campus happy, healthy and supportive.
The Gordon Library and study support team is on hand to provide personalised assistance with everything from essay writing to note-taking, and also includes an English as an Additional Language (EAL) program for non-native English speakers. Tailored services are also available via the Aboriginal Education Unit and Disability Support Services offices. Career guidance can be sought from the Careers team at any time, and for anyone struggling with personal hardship, a free and confidential counselling service is available at both the Geelong City campus and East campus.