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Baker Apprentice


Credential: Apprenticeship
Available: Full Time Classroom

Program Description

Turn your passion into a career by learning how to bake bread, pastry, pie and other finished baked goods for retail, wholesale bakeries and restaurants. Some bakers specialize in preparing fancy pastries, baked goods and artisan bread. As a baker, you should be prepared to lift loads weighing up to and over 25 kilograms, carry and push containers, and stand and walk for long periods of time.

Apprentices may be eligible for financial support.

How to register

Entrance Requirements

To enter an apprenticeship, you must have the educational qualifications required for the trade to which you apply. Entrance requirements are monitored by Alberta and Industry Training.

See How to Become an Apprentice to find out about becoming a registered apprentice. 

Apprentice Success Services

Have you been out of school for some time? SAIT is committed to your success and is pleased to offer resources designed to prepare you for your training at SAIT and make your learning experience a successful one while in training. Visit Apprenticeship Success Services for more tips.

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Take our online quiz to see where your math and technical reading skills stand.

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Inspiring Stories

Sarah valued that, just like in industry, everything done in the course was hands on – something that is key when it comes to baking. She feels ready to work in the field and praised her instructor.

Sarah Welch
Baker - Apprentice | 2016

“Our teacher was always there to answer questions.”

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