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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.

£19,658

Median Salary

New workers start around £16,638. Normal pay is £19,658 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £26,319.

Daily Tasks

  • 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.

Skills employers are asking for

  • Monitoring
  • Active Learning
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Learning Strategies
  • Mathematics
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Science

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