Job requirements Baker in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a baker in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Bakers (NOC 6332).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Completion of a three- or four-year apprenticeship program for bakers or Completion of a college or other program for bakers is usually required.
  • On-the-job training may be provided.
  • Trade certification is available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
  • Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualified bakers upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

Do you want to work in another province or territory?

If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.

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