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Key details

Duration

1 year/s

The length of time to complete this qualification is five (5) semesters, face-to-face.

Refer to the relevant course information flyer for further information.

* - Student Visa holders must study internally full time

Locations

Palmerston
Palmerston

Course code

FBP30517

Overview

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge of a baker who bakes bread, cake, pastry and biscuit products working in a commercial baking environment.

All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, in accordance with State/Territory food safety, and work health and safety, regulations and legislation that apply to the workplace.

This qualification is suitable as an apprenticeship.

Career opportunities

Occupations relevant to this qualification in industry sectors such as Baking include:
>Artisanal Baker
>Baker
>Bread Baker
>Chef Patissier
>Pastry Chef
>Pastry Cook
>Pastry Sous Chef

Credit transfers and advanced standing

Skill recognition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is the acknowledgement of a person's skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience, which may be used to grant status or credit in a subject regardless of how and where they were attained, including overseas.

This can include skills from:

  • Previous study excluding courses at another VET/TAFE institution, but including courses at school or college, through adult education classes or training programs at work;
  • Work experience (including both work that is paid and unpaid); and/or
  • Life experience (for example leisure pursuits or voluntary work).

RPL is a form of assessment. It is used to determine whether a person has acquired, through formal or informal learning, the skills and experience consistent with the stated competency standards that comprise a qualification. RPL is not time referenced, so there are no parameters on how or when the skills are acquired. However, the skills that have been acquired through life experience etc., must be current and must match the elements and performance criteria contained in the individual unit.

Students seeking RPL need to indicate this on their enrolment form at the time of enrolment.

For further information please refer to the Applicant's Guide to the Recognition of Prior Learning or contact Student Central on 1800 061 963 (free call) or email Student.Central@cdu.edu.au.

Credit Transfer

Charles Darwin University as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake.

In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to complete an Application for Exemption Form available from any campus, centre, or team, or a copy of the form can be obtained from the web.

Your completed Application for Exemption form together with attached documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer should be submitted directly to the University either in person or by mail. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.

Pathways

VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline.

Further training pathways from this qualification include FBP40217 Certificate IV in Baking, FBP40217 Certificate IV (Advanced Pastry) or FBP40217 Certificate IV (Advanced Bread).

Fees

2022 Course fee for students who are eligible for an NT Government supported place is $3,240.00, and for students who are not eligible is $32,400.00.

International tuition Fees

The annual tuition fee for commencing students in 2022 is AUD $14,800.00.
These fees are subject to annual increases each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

You can find a list of International fees and payments you can expect to pay as part of your studies in Australia.

CDU offers a number of scholarships to international students to assist with the cost of study.

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Why study at CDU?

Study with the Territory's largest provider of Vocational Education and Training (VET) and gain industry-ready skills and experience. Whether you're a high school student or a working professional, we've got the courses and qualifications you want plus the support and flexibility you need to succeed.

  • Learn from expert lecturers and industry professionals
  • Access to first-class facilities
  • Recognition of prior learning to qualify faster

What will I study?

To achieve FBP30517 Certificate III in Baking, a total of nineteen (19) units of competency must be completed comprising fifteen (15) Core and four (4) Elective units as detailed in the packaging rules and listed below. The electives offered may vary between campuses.

Course structure

The total Nominal Hours for the sequence listed below is 1620. The total nominal hours for this qualification will vary depending on the elective units selected.
 

Code Module/Unit of Competency

Hours

CORE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
FBPRBK2002 Use food preparation equipment to prepare fillings 40
FBPRBK3001 Produce laminated pastry products 100
FBPRBK3002 Produce non laminated pastry products 80
FBPRBK3005 Produce basic bread products 120
FBPRBK3006 Produce savoury bread products 100
FBPRBK3007 Produce specialty flour bread products 100
FBPRBK3008 Produce sponge cake products 80
FBPRBK3009 Produce biscuit and cookie products 80
FBPRBK3010 Produce cake and pudding products 120
FBPRBK3014 Produce sweet yeast products 100
FBPRBK3015 Schedule and produce bakery production 120
FBPRBK3018 Produce basic artisan products 100
FDFFS2001A Implement the food safety program and procedures 30
FDFOHS2001A Participate in OHS processes 40
FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace 30
  Total nominal hours for core units 1240
ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
FBPRBK3003 Produce specialist pastry products 100
FBPRBK3016 Control and order bakery stock 40
FBPRBK4001 * Produce artisan bread products 120
FBPRBK4003 # Produce gateaux, tortes and entremets 120
  Total nominal hours for elective units 380
  Total nominal hours for the qualification 1620

* Prerequisite unit FBPRBK3005 Produce basic bread products
# Prerequisite unit FBPRBK3010 Produce cake and pudding products

Entry requirements

Admission criteria

This course is for apprentices who have a Training Agreement (Apprenticeships) with an employer. There are no entry requirements for this qualification, although a basic level of maths and English is required.

All students will need to complete a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment to show that they have an appropriate level of LLN skills to participate successfully in the course and to identify any support needs.

Essential requirements

English language requirements

The minimum English language requirement for this course is met by either undertaking previous education in an English-speaking country or undertaking one of the following English language tests and obtaining the minimum requirements listed below.

IELTS Academic Module A minimum overall score of 5.5 with no band less than 5.0.
Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) A minimum overall score of 165.
Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency  
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module A minimum overall score of 42 with no less than 36 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.
TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) A minimum overall score of 46 with a minimum writing score of 21.

* All tests are valid for two years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU, unless otherwise specified.
* Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) English language requirements for student visa applications.

Do you have a question regarding English requirements at CDU? Please email: international@cdu.edu.au.

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Course details

Accreditation

This is a current, nationally accredited qualification from the FBP Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Training Package.

VET for secondary schools

VET for Secondary Students (VSS)

Select VSS for more detail about this program.

Employability skills

Employability Skills are embedded in the training and assessment of national training package qualifications. Information on the Employability Skills relevant to your qualification can be obtained by visiting this website and keying in the national code for the qualification: training.gov.au

Location and study mode

Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.

Locations: Palmerston

Study Mode: On campus

Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.

International Students

This qualification is available to international students at Palmerston campus (CRICOS Course No. 0100255).

Additional information

Sector
Vocational Education & Training
Industry groups
FOOD PROCESSING
Occupation types
Baker
Area of study
Culinary Arts

Contact details

Email:Student.Central@cdu.edu.au. Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call).

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How to apply

How to apply for domestic students

CDU VET has several pathways for you to apply.

 

Visit How to apply for CDU VET courses for more information.

 

Admission requirements for domestic students

Before applying, you may want to check if you meet the admission requirements for studying with CDU.

 

CDU has many pathways to study, so don't worry if you don't meet the admission requirements right now. There is a study pathway to get you started on your journey.

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To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

How to apply for international students

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

The process is simple, all you need is a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from the Australian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.

CRICOS codes

Location
CRICOS Code
Palmerston
0100255

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