What do they do?
Craft bakers can work in small bakeries, patisseries, cafes, supermarkets and restaurants. They bake and decorate a range of food products and can specialise in a specific type of baking.
A typical day
Typically, an eight-hour day starting early or shift work.
Bakers can mix, prepare and bake bread, biscuit, cakes and pastries. they understand food hygiene and may also clean equipment, handle and order ingredients.
Craft bakers also learn to decorate baked goods.
How to become a craft baker?
You learn to be a craft baker through an apprenticeship where you complete your training while working on-the-job.
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