1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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4512-13 Pastrycook

Prepares and bakes buns, cakes, biscuits and pastry goods.

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

Tasks Include:

  • weighs and mixes ingredients, and prepares pastry fillings and shapes pastry goods
  • kneads, matures, cuts, moulds and shapes pastry dough and operates dough baking and rolling equipment
  • controls mixing times and transfers dough to tempering rooms
  • glazes buns and pastries, and decorates cakes with cream or icing
  • monitors forming machines for crumpets, muffins and wafers
  • operates machines which roll and mould dough or cut biscuits
  • loads buns, pastries and cakes into ovens, and unloads cooked products
  • controls baking times and monitors the temperature and appearance of products
  • empties, cleans and greases baking trays, tins and other cooking equipment

Specialisations:
Cake Decorator

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