Bakery Apprentice

City of Edinburgh
£7,800-£14,625 (dependent on age and experience)
31 Jan 2018
01 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Job Overview

The Breadwinner Bakery has a reputation for the some of the highest quality products and service in the bakery industry. This commitment to excellence has resulted in The Breadwinners growth. It has also resulted in us winning the award for Scotland's Bakery of the Year 2017.  In order to help us meet the demands of our customers we looking to train up the next generation of artisan bakers. You will complete a 3-4 year apprenticeship which will include practical on the job training working closely with some of the best bakers in Scotland, this training will be supplemented accredited SCQF (Levels 5 &6).

Pay will be dependent on age and experience while not limited to, this position may be suited best, School Leavers.

What might a typical day in this job look like?*

Your days will be varied as you will work across different departments.  Though every day you will get a chance to see, touch and smell artisan breads, cakes and pastries that have you have made start to finish come out the oven.  You will work with bakers and other apprentices passionate about what they do and keen to pass on their skills. 

What skills will I learn?

By the end of your apprenticeship you should be able to class yourself as an all round artisan baker.  This will involve having a knowledge of both the science and art of the craft, but also key production management techniques need to make sure the products are made in the most cost and time effective manner.

This will mean you will be able to continue in your career with The Breadwinner Bakery or move to pretty much any bakery in the world as a skilled baker or into any restaurant kitchen as a pastry chef.

What qualifications or qualities are required?

While no qualifications are required, we are looking for people with a desire to learn, an ability to listen and commitment to work hard.

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