AIMS

Lear the craft to becoming a professional artisan baker in the renowned Bretzel Bakery in Kilcullen, Co. Wicklow

The Artisan Bakery Traineeship combines both business and learner training needs

DURATION

24 weeks – the course includes work experience in the Bretzel Bakery in Kilcullen, Co. Kildare

 

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 participants 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