Baker - ANZSCO 351111

Prepares and bakes bread loaves and rolls.
Skill Level
  • Doughmaker
Occupation Lists
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Skills Assessment Authority
Regional for 457 Applications
There is no regional restriction for 457 visa applications for this occupation.
457: Excludes positions related to mass or standardised production, including positions based in a franchise or factory, as opposed to specialist production. Positions excluded, but not limited to the following exclusions, are any of the following:
  1. positions that involve full or partial production of food product for distribution to another location;
  2. positions that predominantly involve the use of pre-prepared food product from another location.
Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

Group: 3511 Bakers and Pastrycooks

prepare and bake bread loaves and rolls, buns, cakes, biscuits and pastry goods.
  • checking the cleanliness of equipment and operation of premises before production runs to ensure compliance with occupational health and safety regulations
  • checking the quality of raw materials and weighing ingredients
  • kneading, maturing, cutting, moulding, mixing and shaping dough and pastry goods
  • preparing pastry fillings
  • monitoring oven temperatures and product appearance to determine baking times
  • coordinating the forming, loading, baking, unloading, de-panning and cooling of batches of bread, rolls and pastry products
  • glazing buns and pastries, and decorating cakes with cream and icing
  • operating machines which roll and mould dough and cut biscuits
  • emptying, cleaning and greasing baking trays, tins and other cooking equipment
Skill Level
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Occupations in this Group

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