Apprentice Baker Greenhalghs Craft Bakery Ltd

Greenhalghs Craft Bakery are looking to recruit six Apprentice Bakers to join their team based in Bolton.

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Closing date: 06 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    The average working week is dependent on which department the apprentice is learning in. We operate over six days being retail driven – however the apprentices will operate over 5 shifts within a six day week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

To learn the skills to become a bread Baker and a Confectioner, you will need many attributes.

The wanting to learn,Endless amounts of enthusiasm.There is a lot to learn, either Trade Craft, technical ability, scientific knowledge with biology & Hospitality and Commis Chef training



Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • High degree of enthusiasm for the bakery food trade.

Personal qualities

  • Inquisitive
  • Personable
  • Team spirited
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate about food

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grade D or above in English and Maths or equivalent - Functional Skills Level 1.


Future prospects

All completed apprentices who successfully complete level three will be offered full time positions.

Things to consider

The Bakery trade is a trade skill and has to be learnt practically as well as academic training. It is a high labour intensive trade, especially at then seasonal times of the year. Christmas, Easter, Bank holidays etc. All of a baker’s life is moving product around the bakery in either a cool environment confectionery or a warm environment bread and there will be an amount of lifting involved but not heavy lifting. If you want to work in an office this is not for you.

About the employer

Greenhalghs Craft Bakery Ltd is a leading bakery in baked products, confectionery and novelty cakes. The company will be celebrating 60 years within the family.


Greenhalghs Craft Bakery Ltd


Bee Hive Industrial Estate, Crescent Road



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Training provider

  • NVQ
  • Functional Skills
  • Employment Rights
  • Technical Certificate

Apprenticeship standard

Catering and hospitality > Baker

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Trafford College


Sabina Dunworth - Ali 0161 886 7461

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Closing date: 06 Nov 2017