Certificate III in Retail Baking (Combined)

Duration (incl. holidays) 52 weeks
Teaching Duration40 weeks
(2 Semesters is 1 academic year)
CRICOS Code075434J
National CodeFDF30710
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileBaker and Pastry ChefBaker and Pastry Chef
FacultiesRegency International Centre
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    Course Admission Requirements (for International Applications)

    • An academic IELTS score of 5.5 overall with a minimum of 5.0 in all bands or equivalent and
    • Satisfactory completion of Year 10 or equivalent.

    Work Placement Duration:  600 hours

    Students will complete 24 weeks (25 hours per week) of work/industrial placement during the 2nd semester of this Certificate III course.

    How to Apply

    International Course - application process

    If you are applying from onshore, generally, you will need to apply for an international course to TAFE South Australia at least two months before you want to start your studies in Australia. If you are applying from offshore it is highly recommended that you apply at least four months in advance.

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    Note: You must be an International resident to apply for this course. For Australian residents please visit TAFE SA Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    Courses cover all areas of sweet and savoury baked-goods production, including cake- and sponge-making and decoration, bread making, pastry production, preparing biscuits, cookies and meringues, and cake decorating. Certificate-level graduates find work in international hotels, catering institutions, small and large bakeries, artisan bakeries, restaurants, cafes, cake franchises and hospitals. Specialist courses from Certificate III to Diploma-level are available in patisserie, providing career paths in high-class restaurants or hotels, or specialist cafes and patisseries.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate III in Retail Baking (Combined) (FDF30710)
    17 core units: Implement the food safety program and procedures; Contribute to OHS processes; Use numerical applications in the workplace; Provide and apply workplace information; Form and fill pastry products; Prepare fillings; Produce pastry; Produce bread dough; Produce sponge, cake and cookie batter; Decorate cakes and cookies; Bake bread; Bake sponges, cakes and cookies; Bake pastry products; Process dough; Diagnose and respond to product and process faults (bread); Diagnose and respond to product and process (pastry, cake and cookies); Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; plus 3 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    These course fees are for international students only.

    Tuition FeesIncidental Fees
    Semester 1AUD $7000-
    Semester 2AUD $7000-
    Fee TotalsAUD $14000-
    Total Course CostAUD $14000

    * Other fees (up to $870) may need to be purchased: books, learning materials, consumables and where applicable uniform and equipment.

    Note: TAFE SA does not commit to any fees shown. Charges vary between courses and subjects and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    Overseas Student Health Cover

    All overseas students are required to have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) insurance for the entire duration of the course. The health cover rate will vary depending on the personal circumstances and duration of stay in Australia. Read more about Overseas Student Health Cover.

    Additional Services

    TAFE SA International offers an optional Arrival & Pick up and/or Accommodation Service. For further details please contact us.

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