Are you ready to get certified? The process just got a little easier, with online testing from the Retail Bakers of America (RBA).
An RBA Certification raises professional standards and verifies the knowledge, skills, and abilities a professional baker brings to the marketplace.
RBA provides professionals of the retail baking industry the opportunity to do online testing for two designations - Certified Journey Baker and Certified Baker (CB is an online test & a one-day practical exam).
Certified Journey Baker (CJB)
A baker at this level assists in the preparation and production of pies, cookies, cakes, breads, rolls, desserts or other baked goods for a commercial bakery. Duties may include stocking ingredients, preparing and cleaning equipment; measuring ingredients, mixing, scaling, forming, proofing, oven tending, and product finishing. He/she must demonstrate a basic knowledge about the principles of sanitation.
Certified Baker (CB)
A Certified Baker prepares and produces baked goods while assisting with general commercial bakery operations. He/she has considerable responsibility and autonomy and participates in a broad range of both complex and routine work activities, including supervision of other staff and allocation of resources. He/she must demonstrate a basic knowledge of bakery sanitation, management, retail sales/merchandising and staff training.
To see if you qualify to get certified, click on the link below to fill out a certification application. Once your application is accepted, the RBA will send you a link for the online test. You will receive instant results of a PASS/FAIL once your test in submitted.