1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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4512-11 Baker

Prepares and bakes bread loaves and rolls, including specialty breads.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • checks the cleanliness and operation of equipment and premises before production runs to ensure compliance with occupational health and safety regulations
  • checks the quality of raw materials and weighs ingredients for making dough
  • mixes and kneads dough
  • loads tins or trays into proofers and then into ovens
  • monitors oven temperatures and bread appearance to determine baking times
  • unloads ovens and arranges de-panning and cooling of bread
  • coordinates the forming, loading and baking of batches of bread and rolls
  • may maintain and clean equipment and premises


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