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Certificate in Baking (Dual Enrolment)

Gain the skills for a career in baking.

This Dual Enrolment qualification is designed as a pathway into the Certificate in Baking (Generalist) Level 4.

Highly practical, it will equip you with basic bakery skills in biscuits, breads, cakes and pastries. You’ll learn from expert tutors who will teach you how to create a range of traditional and contemporary bakery products within our real-world training environments. You’ll also meet and learn from industry professionals, and showcase your creations to friends, whānau and customers at events throughout the year.

This qualification is endorsed by the World Association of Chefs Societies under their Recognition of Quality Culinary Education. World Chefs has over 10M members in 106 countries worldwide.

If you’d like us to contact you when applications for this programme open, please email engagement@ara.ac.nz

For more information please contact engagement@ara.ac.nz

Fees may apply for International Students

Programme Credits

NZQF credits in the table below are awarded to you on completion of this programme. These credits contribute to achieving your NCEA qualification.

Unit/
Achievement
Standard
Number
Unit Standard Title Version Number NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits Level 4 Credits
29079 Make basic biscuit products in a commercial baking environment under supervision 1 10 10
29080 Make basic cake products in a commercial baking environment under supervision 1 10 10
14724 Fill bakery products using manual production methods 4 6 6
29071 Demonstrate knowledge of baking processes and products 1 6 6
29082 Perform cleaning and storage duties in a commercial bakery 1 8 8
29078 Make basic bread products in a commercial baking environment under supervision 1 10 10
29081 Make pastry products in a commercial baking environment under supervision 1 10 10
Total: 60 6 54

Open entry

To meet Health & Safety requirements, you must be phsyically able to undertake the practical components of the programme in an industry emulated environment

What if English is not my first Language?

If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?
  • You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.

Overall IELTS 5.0 Academic

  • 5.0 Listening
  • 5.0 Reading
  • 5.0 Writing
  • 5.0 Speaking

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Level 3)

FULL-TIME - 34 Weeks

Gain the skills for a career in baking.

Information
Type Dual Enrolment
Code NZ1841
Credits 60
Level 3
May allow Dual Enrolment Yes
Reference NZ1841-DUAL
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Additional Entry Requirements

To meet Health & Safety requirements, you must be phsyically able to undertake the practical components of the programme in an industry emulated environment

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Credit Recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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