Find out more about being a senior baker
Producing bread and cakes.
38 hours a week, Monday to Friday, with alternate Saturdays.
4 GCSEs and NVQs are preferable.
Good leadership skills, efficient, confident, decisive, responsible. You have to be methodical. It is important to measure the ingredients correctly, and to time the baking accurately.
It is possible to progress to team leader or supervisor. Some move to related areas of work, such as teaching baking skills. Craft bakers with experience can set up and run their own bakery businesses.