You want to be a baker. You want to prepare breads, cakes, cookies, pastries, pies and other baked goods. You are already comfortable weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients according to recipes.
But you want to learn more, like how to fry doughnuts, prepare pastry fillings or decorate baked goods. Maybe you want more experience working in an industrial kitchen operating production machinery.
In this trade you will be able to prepare breads, cakes, cookies, pastries, pies and other baked goods. A baker may work early morning shifts and requires a great deal of math skills, a hard work ethic and physical dexterity to fulfill all the requirements of working as a baker.
The Baker program also offers a 2-year diploma option
Here are a few of the other subjects covered in the Baker apprenticeship program at NAIT:
- achieving provincial certification in hygiene and sanitation
- training in emergency first aid
- cutting and forming dough
- using ovens to bake products