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STAR Introduction to Bakery

STAR Introduction to Bakery

Level 1

Love the smell of fresh bread? If you love baking, expand your skills with the UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Introduction to Bakery course, and study while still in school.

A close-up photograph of a chef preparing a tart.
Quick info

Level: 1

Locations: UCOL | Te Pūkenga, Manawatū in Palmerston North, UCOL | Te Pūkenga Whanganui, UCOL | Te Pūkenga Wairarapa in Masterton

Duration: One week (Monday - Friday).

Dates:
Palmerston North
03 Jul – 07 Jul 2023
25 Sep – 29 Sep 2023

Whanganui (dates may be subject to change)
03 Jul - 07 Jul 2023

Masterton
2023 dates 2023

Domestic Fees: *
Fees-free to learners. Fees apply to participating schools.Scholarship info

International Fees:*
Not applicable.

Additional Fees
Compulsory course costs may apply.

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.

Study the UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Introduction to Bakery course to gain an overview and introduction to baking goods in a commercial environment.

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for the UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Introduction to Bakery course, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school.



 Career & Study Outcomes

Successful completion of the UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Introduction to Bakery course is the first step in a journey. Equipped with new skills and a taste for the industry, you will know what you need to do to pursue a career in chef training/baking. If this is for you, you can undertake further tertiary studies in:

To find out more about possible job prospects and salaries for Bakers, see careers.govt.nz

 Course Information

This course comprises 4 Credits.

Unit Standard 23083 (Level 2) (4 Credits)
Prepare and bake basic breads.

 Learning Facilities

Fully equipped commercial kitchen.

 Domestic Entry Requirements

For year 11 - 13 secondary school learners (NZ Citizens, permanent residents or learners with an applicable visa allowing them to be enrolled in a secondary school).

Applications are to be received from participating schools.

 

For more information about NCEA Credits see UCOL's NCEA explained page.

 International Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

 Advice & Guidance

The UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Introduction to Bakery course is part of a suite of programmes offered by UCOL | Te Pūkenga to secondary learners seeking to explore their career options while still in school.

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for the  UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Introduction to Bakery course, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school.

Costs
Fees-free for learners. Upon successful application your school will pay UCOL | Te Pūkenga a fee.

 Additional Costs

There are no additional costs associated with this course. Simply, bring a pen, paper and your lunch each week.

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