If you are interested in a career as a baker with the potential to find employment with

hotels, guest houses, restaurants, bakeries, retail outlets, you may be a suitable candidate for our Bakery Training Programme.

A 12 Month SETA Accredited NQF Level 2 and 3 Bakery Qualification  

The programme provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge and experience to become qualified bakers.

The programme focuses on the specific skills required to become a qualified baker, with the ability to either enter into the entrepreneurial market or obtain formal employment.

  • Health Hygiene, Safety and Security and the Bakery Working Environment.

  • Food safety practices.

  • Stock Management and Financial Administration.

  • Bread & Flour Confectionary Baking

  • Craft Baking

  • Plant Baking

  • Personal Development and Communication

The programme is 30% theory and 70% practical training.  The practical component is conducted at our onsite Conynghams Coffee Shop and Tata Madiba Conferencing Venue as well as 2 months experience in PE’s leading hotels kitchens.

Employment opportunities post-graduation include hotels, guest houses and restaurants.

BAKERY TRAINING Programme Application Enquiry:

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