(NOC 6252)

Career Description

Prepare and bake dough for pies, bread, rolls, and batters for muffins, cookies, cakes, icings, and frostings according to recipes or custom orders.

Duties May Include

Bakers perform some or all of the following duties:

Operate machinery;

Frost and decorate cakes or other baked goods;

Ensure quality of products;

Determine production schedule for quantity/type of goods to produce;

Oversee sale/merchandising of products;

May hire, train, and supervise staff.

Examples of Titles

Baker Apprentice
Bakery Supervisor
Head Baker
Pastry Chef

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Baking and Pastry Arts Management Diploma
Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate
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Red Deer College
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Cook Certificate; Apprenticeship
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Vancouver Island University
Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Professional Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate; Apprenticeship
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Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Baking Certificate
Baking and Pastry Arts Diploma
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Modified on May 10, 2012