1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition, Revision 1  
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    BAKERS AND PASTRYCOOKS prepare and bake bread loaves and rolls, buns, cakes, biscuits and pastry goods.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • checking the cleanliness of equipment and operation of premises before production runs to ensure compliance with occupational health and safety regulations
    • checking the quality of raw materials and weighing ingredients
    • kneading, maturing, cutting, moulding, mixing and shaping dough and pastry goods
    • preparing pastry fillings
    • monitoring oven temperatures and product appearance to determine baking times
    • coordinating the forming, loading, baking, unloading, de-panning and cooling of batches of bread, rolls and pastry products
    • glazing buns and pastries, and decorating cakes with cream and icing
    • operating machines which roll and mould dough and cut biscuits
    • emptying, cleaning and greasing baking trays, tins and other cooking equipment

      351111 Baker
      351112 Pastrycook

351111 BAKER

    Prepares and bakes bread loaves and rolls.

    Skill Level: 3




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

    Skill Level: 3


      Cake Decorator

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