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Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec)

Lower Hutt , Wellington ,New Zealand

New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) (Level 4)

Gain advanced baking and patisserie skills that are in hot demand. Produce bread, cakes, biscuits and patisserie items. Grow your capability to work as part of a commercial bakery team, in an artisan bakery or as a pastry chef.

What you will learn

  • Learn advanced bakery techniques, including croissants, Danish pastries, and sourdough products
  • Learn patisserie techniques, including celebration cake decorating, Viennoiserie pastries, gateaux and torten, and choux pastry items
  • Produce global bread using artisan bakery techniques to include fougasse, baguettes, and brioche
  • Work as part of a team in our pop-up bakery producing products for sale, demonstrating teamwork, budgeting, and organizational skills
  • Create showpieces from chocolate and sugar
  • Understand gluten-free and other dietary requirements
  • Undertake a work experience placement within industry
  • Follow and monitor food hygiene processes to prepare, cook, serve and store food safely
  • Broaden knowledge of bakery science, terminologies, and commodities associated with Baking
  • Understand the safe handling and maintenance of bakery equipment

Intakes

  • March
  • July
  • Nov

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30