AIMS

Learn the basics to become a professional artisan baker in the renowned Bretzel Bakery. The Artisan Bakery Traineeship meets both business and learner training needs.

DURATION

24 weeks. Blended learning and work experience in the Bretzel Bakery in Kilcullen, Co Kildare

Course is currently not recruiting. However, please register your interest and we will keep your details on file for the next intake.

OBJECTIVE

To develop the high quality skills and knowledge needed to enable learners to add real value to a bakery workplace

PROGRESSION

On successful completion, the learner is qualified to gain employment in the following areas:

  • Bakery processing operative
  • Bakery packaging and distribution operative
  • Bakery service/sales operative
  • Bakery quality assurance operative

QUALIFICATIONS

Successful learners from this traineeship will receive a Level 2 Diploma for Proficiency in Baking Industry Skills. This qualification has been recognised for confirming occupational competence and is supported by the Food Training and Education Council and the Craft Bakers Association.

COURSE MODULES

Principles of Flour in Bakery

Principles of Fats and Oils in Bakery

Principles of Sugars and Starches in Bakery

Principles of Dairy Products in Bakery

Principles of Salt and Dough Conditioners/Improvers in Bakery

Select Weight and Measure Bakery Ingredients

Understand how to select, weight and measure bakery ingredients

Prepare and Mix Dough

Hand divide, mould and shape fermented dough

Tin, tray up dough products

Retard and prove dough products

Understand how to process fermented dough (pre-bake)

Produce Laminated Pastry

Oven Bake Dough Products

Understand how to process dough-based products

Principles of flour milling and flour types for bakery

Principles of Egg and Egg Products in Bakery

Contribute to Environmental Safety in Food Operations

Understand how to contribute to environmental safety in food operations

Carry out sampling for quality control in food operations

Understand how to carry out sampling for quality control in food operations

Understand how to Maintain Product Quality in Food Operations

Carry out product changeovers in food manufacture

Understand how to carry out product changeovers in food manufacture

Contribute to Sustainable Practice in Food Operations

Understand how to contribute to sustainable practice in food operations

Maintain Product Quality in Food Operations