Either extensive experience or an apprenticeship in retail baking (cake and pastry, or combined) or patisserie is needed to work as a Pastrycook.
Membership with the Baking Association of Australia may be useful.
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Tourism, Travel and Hospitality VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
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