Certificate IV in Advanced Baking

FDF40811

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $8800

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Average Course Duration: 15 Months

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Description

This Qualification covers post-trade outcomes for retail bakers, bread makers and pastry cooks. It may be packaged to reflect a specialisation in advanced technical baking skills or in bakery business management skills, or to reflect a combination of both.

Testamur issued for this Qualification are to be titled ‘Certificate IV in Advanced Baking’. An additional descriptor may be added by the RTO to reflect Unit selection. When a minimum of four (4) Technical Baking stream Units is selected, the testamur may be titled Certificate IV in Advanced Baking (Technical Baking). When a minimum of four (4) Baking Business Operations stream Units is selected, the testamur may be titled Certificate IV in Advanced Baking (Baking Business Operations).

Job roles

The FDF40811 Certificate IV in Advanced Baking targets those working in a retail baking enterprise as owners, managers and/or senior bakers or pastry cooks.

This Qualification includes technical, artisan and creative skills and knowledge required to produce bakery products, solve baking problems, and ensure that operations are implemented and maintained to optimal performance. It also covers skills in monitoring the implementation of systems and procedures, and management functions of the organisation.

Additional Qualification advice

Units selected from other Training Packages must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the Qualification level.

Note: AgriFood Skills Australia expects that the design of any training delivery and assessment program to support the achievement of this Qualification is based on:

  • the context required by the industry and/or enterprise
  • a holistic and integrated training delivery and assessment plan that identifies learning activities and evidence required
  • flexible delivery options including on-the-job and work-based training that support the development of competency.
  • Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Surveyed graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) who were satisfied with the training.

    Improved Employment Status

    Surveyed graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) who have an improved employment status, such as found work, new job, promotion, pay increase or setup/expansion of own business.

    Enrolled in Further Study

    Surveyed graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) who have enrolled in additional training or education.

    Median Salary

    Median salary for surveyed graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) who received their first ever full-time job after completion of training.

    Top 3 Occupational Outcomes

    Following are the top 3 occupation groups that surveyed graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) are employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    53.0%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers

    18.2%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Managers

    10.7%

    Managers

    Top 3 Employing Industries

    Following are the top 3 industries that surveyed graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) are employed in:

    Accommodation and Food Services

    64.7%

    Accommodation and Food Services
    Other Services

    10.1%

    Other Services
    Manufacturing

    6.3%

    Manufacturing

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

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    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     


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    Subsidised Training

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    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.


    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Career Pathway

    Certificate IV in Advanced Baking is in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical.


    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


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    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship.


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