At the oven
At the oven Making buns Pressing dough for white bread into moulds Weighing flour Rolling out dough for buns Making an apple cake Putting baking sheets into the oven Inspecting baked products

Who are they and what do they do? A baker's job is the production of all kinds of bakery products.

What are the activities of the job? Treating and processing the basic raw materials and ingredients(flour, fats, sugar, yeast, water etc.), - production of various doughs and mixtures depending on the products prepared - shaping dough and baking products, pasta production - production of bread, regular pastry and other bakery products - production and application of fillings and decoration, - cleaning, maintenance and simple repair of baking machines and equipment - storage or sale of products.

Where is it done and under what conditions? In large bakery production plants of a factory type as well as in smaller bakery shops. The working conditions include shift work, high temperatures, dusty environments, and grease.

What tools/equipment do they use? The machines and equipment of baking production, incl. various large ovens, mixing, kneading and shaping machines, automated bakery production lines, special rooms where the bread can be set to rise, conveyer belts, moulds/baking tins, weighing devices and their own their own hands.

What do you need to succeed? You need vocational training, manual skill, cleanliness, a good sense of smell and taste. You must also not be an carrier of infection.

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