Bakery Apprenticeship Level 2 at Sheffield College
This is a one year full time work based training course.
About the course
On this apprenticeship you will develop bakery specific skills and specialist bakery subject knowledge which support career progression in baking industry roles.
Your role will depend on your employer bur could involve bread baking, flour confectionery, patisserie, cake decoration, bakery packaging and wrapping, bakery retail and service. You could be working in an artisan or craft /home bakery or an in-store or plant bakery.
You will learn about the science of creating the perfect loaf and artisan bread using overnight sponges, carefully weighing and measuring the ingredients. As well as making baked goods, you will also be involved with the display and sale of the products to customers. Health and safety and food hygiene play an important role as well as learning how to operate machinery.
You will cover topics such as food safety and health and safety, dough and confectionery processing and problem resolution and packaging and labelling.
Will this course suit me?
This apprenticeship is suitable for someone with a passion for making national and international breads, cakes, confectionary and chocolate products.
FDQ level 2 Certificate for Proficiency in Baking Industry Skills
4 GCSEs at minimum Grade 3 / D or acceptable alternatives including a minumum of Grade 3 in English Language and Maths.
The majority of the programme is delivered and assessed in the workplace. You will build a portfolio of evidence to support the tasks you complete at the workplace to demonstrate you can complete tasks safely and use knowledge learnt. On-line assessments will take place at the College or in the workplace.
At The Sheffield College we will always do our best to support you through your studies, to make them as stress free as possible. We have a specialist support team who can give you all the advice you need on all things financial, including what might be available to you, so that you don’t go short and you can concentrate all your efforts into your studies.
If you meet the eligibility criteria we’ll be able to support you with free meals. You’ll get an amount of money that you can use within the college shops and diners per day. This will be added to your student ID card which you will just swipe to purchase items.
Students (including Apprentices) of The Sheffield College who live in South Yorkshire are eligible for a 16–18 Student Pass which entitles pass holders to cheaper travel on buses and trams in South Yorkshire. Pass holders are also entitled to half fare on Northern train services in South Yorkshire.
Learner Support Fund
If you are enrolled with us, you may receive support towards the cost of:
Books and materials
Uniform and equipment
Essential course trips
- DBS checks needed for your course (previously known as CRB)
UCAS registration fee and travel to interviews when applying for university
How to apply
School pupils in Sheffield should apply online with the help of their school. Other students can apply using a paper application form available from any college campus, by phoning 0114 2602600, or downloading one from our website. www.sheffcol.ac.uk
Why not come and see for yourself. Visit us on one of our open evenings and meet the people who will be teaching you, have a chat about what the course involves and look round our fantastic facilities where you’ll be learning.
Our City, Hillsborough, Peaks and Olive Grove campuses will be open on the following days:
- Thursday 25th October 2018 4-7pm
- Wednesday 21st November 2018 4-7pm
- Tuesday 29th January 2019 4-7pm
- Monday 4th March 2019 4-7pm
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.