1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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BAKERS AND PASTRYCOOKS prepare and bake bread loaves and rolls, buns, cakes, biscuits and pastry goods.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • checking the cleanliness and operation of equipment and premises before production runs ensuring compliance with occupational health and safety regulations
  • kneading, maturing, cutting, moulding, mixing and shaping dough
  • monitoring oven temperatures and product appearance to determine baking times
  • coordinating the forming, loading, baking and unloading of batches of bread, rolls and pastry products
  • glazing buns and pastries, and decorating cakes with cream or icing
  • operating machines which roll and mould dough or cut biscuits


This section contains the following subsection :
              4512-01 Supervisor, Bakers and Pastrycooks
              4512-11 Baker
              4512-13 Pastrycook
              4512-81 Apprentice Baker
              4512-83 Apprentice Pastrycook

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