Certificate III in Bread Baking (Apprenticeship)

Course Code FBP30417
Locations Warrnambool, Workplace training

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Study Mode Apprenticeship
Length 36 months (maximum)
Commencement Start any time
Timetable Workplace training plus a minimum of three face-to-face workplace visits per year by the trainer. There is also mandatory three-day block release sessions on campus each year.
Course Overview
Study from home during COVID-19 restrictions

Whilst we pride ourselves on our hands-on training, we have had to adjust most of our courses for study from home and remote learning during the COVID-19 restrictions. This means courses will be delivered using a range of methods including online learning, virtual classrooms, workbooks and direct contact with your teacher.

Given the government restrictions that are now in place to reduce the spread of coronavirus in Australia, we expect this new model of study will continue until the government makes changes to these restrictions.

Introduction

Become a specialist bread baker with a Certificate III in Bread Baking.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to prepare and bake a variety of bread for sale in the retail sector. As an apprenticeship, you will be given the opportunity to put this knowledge into practice in the workplace, gaining hands-on skills and experience as a retail baker.

What will I Learn?

During this course, you will learn how to make a wide range of bread and yeast goods. You will be given the opportunity to put this knowledge into practice making real amounts of products in real time.

Course Outcomes and Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion, you will have the skills to gain employment as a Bread Baker.

Pathways

After achieving this Qualification, candidates may undertake FBP30517 Certificate III in Baking or other suitable Certificate IV Qualifications, such as small business management.

Course Requirements
Entrance requirements & pre-requisites

Must be a registered apprentice working in a food premises producing breads and yeast goods.

Apprenticeship/Traineeship Entry Requirements

You need to be employed in this field as an apprentice before commencing this course.

If you are currently not employed in this field please contact the Skills and Jobs Centre for further advice. Contact them on 5564 8515 or email skillsandjobscentre@swtafe.edu.au.

Course requirements

To be eligible for this qualification you must successfully complete 14 units of competency, 9 core & 5 elective.

Units offered

Core Units

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Unit Code Unit Name Unit Hours Unit Consumables
FBPRBK3005 Produce basic bread products 120 $0.00
FBPRBK3006 Produce savoury bread products 100 $0.00
FBPRBK3007 Produce specialty flour bread products 100 $0.00
FBPRBK3012 Schedule and produce bread production 100 $0.00
FBPRBK3014 Produce sweet yeast products 100 $0.00
FBPRBK3018 Produce basic artisan products 100 $0.00
FDFFS2001A Implement The Food Safety Program And Procedures 30 $0.00
FDFOHS2001A Participate In OHS Processes 40 $0.00
FDFOP2061A Use Numerical Applications In The Workplace 30 $0.00

Elective Units

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Unit Code Unit Name Unit Hours Unit Consumables
FBPOPR3003 Identify cultural, religious and dietary considerations for food production 40 $0.00
FBPRBK3011 Produce frozen dough products 80 $0.00
FBPRBK3016 Control and order bakery stock 40 $0.00
FBPRBK4001 Produce artisan bread products 120 $0.00
SIRXPDK001 Advise on products and services 30 $0.00
Units

The units listed below are just a sample of what we can offer training in. We offer a wide variety of training tailored to suit your business needs.

Assessment

This course involves accredited units.  You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes.  A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment. 

Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms.  Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance.  You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.

After applying

Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.

Complete a Pre-Training Review
You will receive an email to complete a Pre-Training Review online evaluation. This evaluation helps us tailor your training to suit your needs.

Create or provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
A USI is a nationally recognised reference number that provides an online record of your training qualifications gained in Australia.
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Skills recognition
If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.

Fees
Course Fees

Here's an outline of fees and costs associated with your course.

Your fees each year can be made up of 3 different elements.  Everyone has different circumstances that can affect what you pay and how much you pay. :

  1. Tuition fees - charged as an hourly rate that varies from course to course. A large portion of the tuition is subsidised by the Victorian Government for eligible students.
  2. Resource and/or materials costs - covers the cost of materials and other incidentals. This fee will vary according to the course being undertaken.
  3. Booklist items - such as textbooks, equipment and stationery recommended for your course

Tuition fees

There are 4 different rates of tuition fees. Only one will apply to you (depending on your eligibility and circumstances). 

  1. Government Subsidised Fee - you could be eligible for a government-subsidised rate under the Skills First funding depending on your age, educational history, and citizenship or residency status. If you are eligible, the government will contribute to the cost of your training.
    Check your eligibility

  2. Government Subsidised Concession Fee - If you are eligible for a Skills First government-subsidised place and hold a current healthcare or pension card, that you can provide at enrolment. You may be eligible for the concession rate.
    Find out more about concession rates

  3. Free TAFE - Students who are eligible for Victorian government-subsidised training will not pay course tuition fees for the duration of their enrolment in this course, however, there may be some consumable/material fees for the course (find out more below). Any resource or material costs, or booklist items for this course are listed in the table below.

  4. Full fee - If you are not eligible for a Skills First government-subsidised place, exemption, concession or are enrolling in a course that isn't government-subsidised, you may be required to pay the full fee rate.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT FEES AND ELIGIBILITY

The fees listed below are indicative only and may be subject to change without notice and given individual circumstances. Your actual fees will be calculated based on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future. 

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Course fees by student type Indicative Course Fee
Government subsidised rate (if eligible) $1,360.00
Concession rate $275.00
Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy) $14,230.00
Resource and/or materials costs

Some courses require specific resources or materials necessary for your study eg: tools of the trade, excursions, etc. Final costs will be determined upon enrolment.

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Additional course fees Indicative Course Fee
Course consumable/materials (approximate) $224.00
How do I pay my fees?

Once we have processed your enrolment form, you will receive an email with your invoice.

You have three options when organising your payment:

  1. Upfront payment - can be made over the phone with EFTPOS
  1. Payment plan - can be directly debited from your bank account, debited from your Centrelink payments or via a VET Student Loan (for diploma or advanced diploma courses only)
  1. Paid by employer, school or job network agency - if your fees are being paid by your employer, school or job network agency, you will need to complete an Authority to Invoice form.

Payments will need to be arranged within five(5) business days of receiving the email containing your invoice.

We also offer a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for to assist with course fees.

Next Steps
Careers and Course Advice

Not sure which course is right for you? South West TAFE will help you find your way.

Our Careers Coaches at the Skills and Jobs Centre is here to support you. Whether you’re exploring career options, transitioning from school to the workforce or looking to study after school we’re here to help you. Call, email or drop in.

Call 5564 8515 or email skillsandjobscentre@swtafe.edu.au

How to apply for an apprenticeship or traineeship

There are five simple steps to apply for an apprenticeship or traineeship with us.

  1. Find a job - find a job as an apprentice or trainee through an Apprenticeship Centre or Group Training Company.
  2. Register - register with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) and nominate SWTAFE as your training provider (your employer will usually do this for you).
  3. Complete a pre-training review - SWTAFE staff will contact you to organise your
    Pre-Training Review once your ASSN contract registration is complete.
  4. Enrol - complete the enrolment form provided to you and provide your identification.
  5. Sign - once you’ve completed your enrolment form and verified your identification you will receive your student declaration form to review and sign. You can sign this digitally via your smartphone, computer or tablet.

If need any assistance with applying, contact our Customer Service team on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.

Student Support

As a SWTAFE student, you can access a variety of support services that will enhance your study experience and help you complete your studies successfully. For more information about any of these services, visit our student page.