Cake Specialist Apprenticeship

Park Cakes Bakeries Ltd

An excellent opportunity for an individual to work in a highly specialised area of cake production for a company that has a proud reputation and heritage as a leading supplier of cakes.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

35 Hours

Total hours per week: 35.00

Apprenticeship duration

1 year

Possible start date

12 Jul 2017

Date posted

18 Mar 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



10 available

The individual will work within a small team and will be involved in all aspects of cake production and decoration. All of the cakes are beautifully handcrafted and are available for sale in leading retailers such as Marks & Spencers.

The apprentice will carry out a variety of tasks including:

  • Piping
  • Lettering
  • Marzipan and sugar paste work
  • Layering
  • Bonding
  • General decorating
Other tasks may include:

  • Mixing ingredients
  • Baking,
  • General finishing
  • Packaging and
  • General hygiene duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A desire to work in the cake decoration industry
  • Good attention to detail
  • Willing to work under pressure

Personal qualities

  • Confident approach
  • Good organisation and communication skills
  • Excellent hygiene 
  • A team orientated approach

Qualifications required

5 GCSE's A*-C including Maths and English or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

Possible Progression to Level 3.

About the employer

A leading supplier of premium private label cakes and desserts.


Park Cakes Bakeries Ltd


Ashton Road



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Training provider

 Level 2 Certificate in Proficiency in Bakery industry skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Food and Drink

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Tameside College

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2017