(NOC 6252)

What do Bakers do?

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

How to become: Bakers

You usually need a high school diploma. You also need a three- to four-year apprenticeship program or a college/other program for bakers.

You may need on-the-job training.

Trade certification is available, but voluntary, in all provinces/territories except Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Interprovincial trade certification (Red Seal) is also available to qualified bakers.

Most recent entrants have a high school diploma, and almost 3 in 10 have a trade/vocational certificate or community college diploma

Where to study for a career as: Bakers

Durham College
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Culinary Management Diploma; Co-op
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Baking Skills Certificate; Online
Culinary Skills - Chef Training Certificate; Online
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Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Cook Certificate; Apprenticeship
Culinary Arts Diploma
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Baking and Pastry Arts Management Diploma; Co-op
Baking and Pastry Arts Management Diploma
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Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Cook Certificate; Apprenticeship
Baker Certificate; Apprenticeship
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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