Craft bakers can work in small bakeries, patisseries, cafes, supermarkets and restaurants. They bake and decorate a range of food products and can specialise in a specific type of baking.
Typically, an eight-hour day starting early or shift work.
Bakers can mix, prepare and bake bread, biscuit, cakes and pastries. they understand food hygiene and may also clean equipment, handle and order ingredients.
Craft bakers also learn to decorate baked goods.
Plant bakers work in factories preparing and baking goods such as bread, biscuits, cakes and pastries. They use production machinery to safely and hygienically prepare large volumes of food products and may learn maintenance skills for minor repairs.
Typically, an eight-hour day; starting early or shift work.
Plant bakers undertake training on specialist equipment to set up, control and shut down manufacturing procedures and ensure quality control. They also learn about the science of baking in large volumes.
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