Cooks and Bakers Trade Recognition

The Trade Recognition process is currently being reviewed and as such the process is on hold.  Please email  if you would like to be advised when applications re-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 normally closes April 30 and October 30 each year.

Cooks recognition normally closes March 30 and September 30 each year.  

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