Baker - Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification
Apprenticeship training is not available for this occupation.
An individual desiring certification as a journeyperson in New Brunswick in the Baker occupation is required to meet one of the following five criteria:
- Completion of an Apprenticeship Program
- Occupational Experience (Time in Occupation/Trade)
- Interprovincial Status
- Equivalent Standards
- Letter of Authenticity (Grandfather Clause)
For more detailed information see "Avenues of Certification" in related links.
Fully qualified persons of journeyperson status in the Baker occupation are fully familiar with the materials, tools, principles and skills required in the Baker occupation.
Specific tasks encompassed in the Baker occupation include:
- the sanitizing of equipment and work space;
- the application of professional and personal skills;
- the application of computer knowledge, bookkeeping and trade terminology;
- the application of a knowledge of the acts and regulations pertaining to the food industry;
- the selecting, operating and maintaining of tools and non-mechanized equipment;
- the selecting, operating and maintaining of mechanized and computerized equipment;
- the developing and application of production techniques respecting freezer technology, pre-baked products, pre-mixes and bases;
- the preparing of doughs and batters;
- the preparing of creams, icings, fillings, toppings, desserts, confections and ice cream;
- the application of good management techniques;
- the scaling and mixing of ingredients;
- the practicing of baking methods;
- the application of one's knowledge with respect to the properties of food, micro-organisms associated with foods, causes, effect and control of food borne illnesses and nutrients; and
- the labeling of products.
A person who has gained the equivalent of 7200 hours of practical experience in the Baker occupation may apply to challenge the certification examination. Successful candidates will receive a New Brunswick Certificate of Qualification. In most instances, an Interprovincial Red Seal will be affixed to the document.
Persons of journeyperson status may be employed with hotels, restaurants, trains, diners, logging or mining camps, or institutions such as hospitals, nursing homes and school cafeterias.
|Fee Description||Rate in $||Effective Date|
|Interprovincial Standards Examination||200.00||2013-06-06|
|Certificate of Qualification Examination||2012-07-31|
|Certificate of Qualification based on "out-of-province journeyperson status"||150.00||2012-07-31|
|Replacement of Certification Documents||20.00||2013-06-06|
|Tuition Fees - Technical Training weekly rate||60.00||2012-07-31|
|Certificate of Qualification Challenger Assessment Fee||100.00||2012-07-31|
|Prior Learning Assessment||100.00||2012-07-31|
|Replacement of Photo Identification Card||20.00||2012-07-31|
|Assessment of Foreign Credentials||100.00||2012-07-31|