As a bakery apprentice you may be employed in a traditional craft bakery or in a large automated processing plant; a specialist retail shop or supermarket. Whichever environment you work in, you will learn and develop set of core knowledge, skills and behaviours. You will be trained on how to make a wide range of breads and baked goods, using a range of traditional craft and mechanical processing methods. As apprentice baker, you will learn to work safely and hygienically, following recipes and specifications, to ensure the quality and standards of products meet customer requirements.
Typically, employers are looking for candidates with four GCSEs at level 4 and above. Which is equivalent to a grade C and above on the old system. College graduates and university graduates are also welcomed. If you have a similar qualification or extensive experience in a similar job role, please get in touch with us to discuss this further (0115 975 9550).
If you do not have the required English and maths grades at GCSE level 4 when undertaking your apprenticeship, Remit can support a functional skills course. This course will ensure you have the level 4 required to undertake your endpoint assessment.
This apprenticeship will typically take 18 months to complete.
You will be earning at least the national apprenticeship minimum wage.
This is a level 2 apprenticeship – which is equivalent to 5 GCSE passes.
An apprenticeship gives the apprentice the opportunity to gain a highly regarded qualification while developing their knowledge, skills and behaviour in a full-time paid job.
The end-point assessment consists of three distinct components:
A written knowledge test answered through multiple-choice questions. It will test you on core knowledge and knowledge relating to you workplace: craft, in-store or automated
An assessment centre observation, assessing you on core skills and behaviours
A workplace observation and interview assessing you on core skills, skills relating to one
option and knowledge and behaviours
During the apprenticeship, the apprentice will have day to day support from their employer and have a dedicated Remit Development Coach who will visit them in their workplace to give regular 1-2-1 training and support.