Pastrycooks prepare and bake buns, cakes, biscuits and pastry goods.
You can work as a Pastrycook without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. However, a certificate III or IV in patisserie or retail baking (cake and pastry) is usually required. These courses are often completed as part of an apprenticeship.
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Teamwork / Collaboration
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