Certificate IV in Advanced Baking
  • Domestic Students
Course Code FDF40811
Course Level Certificate IV
Course Study Area Foods
Course Mode Full Time
Contact Hours Full Time: 20-24 per week
Course Location Melbourne
Course Intake February; July
Course Duration 6 months
Entry Requirements 
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Course Description

This comprehensive program will provide you with in­‐depth knowledge and broad understanding of baking practices and science. You will learn to create a range of specialty cakes and desserts including tiered, special occasion, wedding, novelty, traditional and modern cakes. The course will provide you with multi-­‐skilled knowledge including basic cooking methods, confectionery products, sourdough products, and espresso coffee. Marketing and production subjects will enable you to market and develop new products within a retail baking environment.

Please note that the Certificate IV in Advanced Baking has a duration of 6 months. Entry into this course requires the completion of Certificate III in Retail Baking (12 months).

Course Structure
Stage 1

Unit Codes
Unit Names
Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs
Maintain OHS processes
Report on workplace performance
Control bakery operations to meet quality and production requirements
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Produce sourdough products
Apply baking science to work practices
Evaluate and assess bakery product
Produce artisan breads
Identify cultural, religious and dietary requirements for food products
Explore and apply baking techniques to develop new products
Apply advanced finishing techniques for specialty cakes and desserts
Apply marketing principles to retail bakery
Produce and decorate gateaux and tortes

Entry Requirements

You must have completed a Certificate III in Retail Baking to apply for this course.

You are welcome to apply for the course if you are either:

  • a mature-age applicant
  • a current secondary-school student that has completed Year 11 or higher.
Pre-Training Review Interview
To assist you with determining whether a course suits your personal needs and career goals, we will assess your literacy, numeracy and digital literacy skills during your Pre-Training Review Interview.
We will then discuss with you the outcomes of your review, provide guidance as to whether the course is the best fit for you, and identify whether you might require any further learning support.

It is also an opportunity for you to ask us further questions about the course.

Fees and charges can be found at www.angliss.edu.au/fees-and-charges

Domestic Fees

Enrolment TypeGovernment Supported Place
Total Course Tuition Fee
Total Course Tuition Fee
Full Fee
Total Course Tuition Fee

The tuition fees shown are what you can expect to pay if you commence study in Semester 2, 2018 and may be subject to change without notice. 

Your actual fees will be calculated based on your individual circumstances and eligibility for a government subsidized place at the time of enrolment.  Students with a valid concession may have their tuition fees reduced further.


You may also need to pay student amenities and materials fees.   The final fee will vary by course and will be determined at enrolment, but 2018 indicative fees by course are listed here.

Please note there may be fee changes for Semester 1, 2019.

The Information Centre staff can help you determine your fee rate and advise you of your payment options.

Find Out More

Call 1300 ANGLISS or email study@angliss.edu.au

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