Baker Apprenticeship Level 2
This programme will focus on making bread products in an industrial, in-store or craft bakery environment.
Benefits / Skills
- Producing a loaf of bread by hand
- Producing bread, pastry and cake products to specification
- Finishing bakery products to specification
- Sourcing, handling and storing ingredients and finished goods
- Using knives, equipment and machinery
- Complying with food safety, health and safety, and food hygiene
- Communicating effectively with colleagues, suppliers and customers
- Managing your own time to meet strict deadlines
Career ProgressionApprentice Baker As an apprentice baker you will bake products for sampling and customer presentations. In addition, you will work safely with kitchen equipment and will finish and package products to deliver to customers. While working you will adhere to health and safety principles. Progression opportunities Below are some Leeds City College apprenticeships you could potentially progress on to once you have completed this programme:
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Sandwiches account for up to 50% of the bread we eat.
97.7% of our apprentices found our staff enthusiastic, knowledgeable and able to answer all relevant questions.
The bread industry is the second largest in the food sector with annual sales of around £3.5 billion.
Is a kitchen a stressful environment to work?
Roles within the kitchen can tend to require constant concentration and can be highly demanding for their employees. However, you will receive full training on how to prioritise tasks and strategies to minimise stress levels. Employers will also be aware that you are a trainee and will not throw you in at the deep end.
Will employers just use me for the jobs they do not want to do?
No, you may start your apprenticeship completing basic tasks, but the whole point of your apprenticeship is to develop into a well-rounded member of staff. We will meet with your employer every eight weeks to make sure that they are supporting your development.