Skills Baker near Vancouver (BC)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a baker in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Bakers (NOC 63202).


  • Prepare dough for pies, bread, rolls and sweet goods, batters for muffins, cookies and cakes and icings and frostings according to recipes or special customer orders
  • Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
  • Bake mixed dough and batters
  • Train staff in preparation, cooking and handling of food
  • Prepare special orders
  • Supervise baking personnel and kitchen staff
  • Frost and decorate cakes and baked goods
  • Draw up production schedules
  • Train staff
  • Ensure that the quality of products meets established standards
  • Schedule staff
  • Inspect kitchen and food service areas
  • Operate machinery
  • Hire and dismiss staff
  • Organize and maintain inventory
  • Oversee sales and merchandising of baked goods
  • Prepare dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Planning
  • Analyzing Information
Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help - Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles
  • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
Management Help - Management
  • Recruiting and Hiring
  • Supervising
Communication Help - Communication
  • Teaching and Training
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
Creative Expression Help - Creative Expression
  • Designing


Mathematics and Science Help - Mathematics and Science
  • Chemistry
Manufacturing and Production Help - Manufacturing and Production
  • Processing and Production
  • Food Production and Agriculture
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Sales
  • Client Service
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