Cooks and Bakers Trade Recognition

The Cooks and Bakers Trade Recognition application process has changed effective July 2021.  Please provide your contact details via email and we will advise as soon as the new process is open.  

There are only 2 ways to become Trade qualified in this State.  One is through successful completion of an Apprenticeship and the other is through our Trade Recognition process.

Do you have the skills to be trade recognised as a Cook, Bread Baker or Pastry Cook?

Been in the industry for at least 6 years?

Completed Cert III Commercial Cookery or Cert III Retail Baking PLUS 2 years post certificate industry experience?

Have an overseas qualification as a Cook or Baker?


You may be eligible to apply for Trade recognition as a Cook or Baker.  Refer to the links on the left side of this page for procedures and below for Trade Recognition brochures.

If you are interested in applying please contact Carol Graham on (08) 83629066 or via email for application forms.



Bakers Recognition Brochure

Cooks Recognition Brochure

Bakers recognition closes June 30 2021.

Cooks recognition closes June 30 2021.  

* If sufficient number of applications are received an additional assessment process may be undertaken *