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Bakers and Flour Confectioners

Bakers and flour confectioners prepare and bake dough, pastry and cake mixtures and make and finish flour confectionary products by hand.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 12,500
£ 19,212
£ 28,796

Available jobs

In the past year there were 31,756 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Makes cake decorations, spreads icing, fillings and toppings on products.

  • Bakes bread, pastry and cakes.

  • Fills and glazes pastry, mixes ingredients for cakes.

  • Rolls and cuts pastry, stretches, kneads and moulds dough to form bread, rolls and buns.

  • Mixes ingredients using hand or machine to obtain the required consistency.

  • Weighs ingredients according to recipe.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Bakeries

  • Baking

  • Food Safety And Sanitation

  • Breads

  • Management Styles

  • Restaurant Operation

  • Cooking

  • Discounts And Allowances

  • Purchasing

  • Food Services

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Customer Service

  • Leadership

  • Communications

  • People Management

  • Management

  • Detail Oriented

  • Empathy

  • Willingness To Learn

  • Sales

  • Presentations

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.