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Bakery Apprentice

Prima Bakeries
Develop a career in bakery manufacturing at Cornwall's fastest growing craft bakery and pasty maker. Learn how to manufacture over 200 different bakery products including bread, rolls, confectionery and savoury items.

Prima Bakeries - Employer

Established in 1978, Prima Bakeries is Cornwall's leading bakery wholesaler, manufacturing over 200 different products and distributing them to over 500 clients across Cornwall. Following awards at the World Pasty Championships, Prima has grown its pasty making business to be one of the top ten Cornish Pasty manufacturers in the UK.

Prima Bakeries


24 months

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Job Summary

GBP 180.00
Catering & Hospitality
Prima Bakeries

Detailed Job Description

Full time permanent Bakery Apprentice required. 40 hour week comprising 5 days of 8 hours. The role involves learning all aspects of Prima’s bakery and pasty manufacturing processes. The apprentice will learn how to take basic ingredients and turn them into high quality craft bakery products. All aspects of the production process will be learnt allowing the apprentice to produce individual dough based bread and confectionery products as well as Prima’s best selling range of savoury items including Cornish Pasties, sausage rolls and savoury wraps.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Desirable: Maths and English to Grade C at GCSE or equivalent.

Skills required


  • Experience of working with food

Personal Qualities


  • Reliable
  • Hard Working
  • Honesty and Respectfulness


  • Ambition to progress
  • Team Worker

Future prospects

On successful completion of apprenticeship, the employee may secure a full time position.

Additional Information

Training provided

Core Knowledge:

  • History of Bread making
  • Theories of Baking
  • Basic Recipe
  • Methods and Processes
  • Use of equipment
  • Ingredients
  • Waste management
  • Consumer trends
  • Frying off products
  • Problem solving
  • New Product Development
  • Quality assurance and monitoring

Core Skills:

  • Produce loaf by hand
  • Produce bread and cakes to specification
  • Produce range of pastries
  • Produce ranged of enriched doughs
  • Use knives, equipment and machinery

Min 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 5 am onwards.

Truro and Penwith College - Learning Provider

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For more information about this vacancy please contact Truro and Penwith College on 01872 242711 or email: (Ref ID:94270)
Truro and Penwith College


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