Professional baking courses from Prima
BAKERY TRADE: Prima Baking Training Centre, a leading educational
centre for the baking industry offers intensive programmes for those who
interested in baking in Sri Lanka.
The programme includes a comprehensive study of baking with emphasis
on hands-on application of fundamental ingredients and techniques.
Principal of the Prima Baking Training Centre Ranjan Amarasinghe said
that courses comprising of Baking Industrial level three and two,
Diploma in Baking, Advanced Baking, Fundamentals in Baking , Cake
Decoration and Customised courses provide students to a range of
advanced skills in all three areas of bread, pastry and cakes.
He said that the aim is to provide students a pastry cooks, bakery
enthusiast to further develop fundamental skills and techniques with the
knowledge in giving them basic baking and trade experience. This is a
good opportunity for those who would like to pursue a career in baking
as pastry chefs.
He said that the bakers have a big demand in the hotel industry.
Salary scales of the baker ranges from Rs. 60,000 to Rs. 600,000 in the
"Our target groups are school leavers, housewives and customers. This
will develop new recruitments in the hotel industry. "We train students
who would like to migrate and the training provides easy access for them
in employing at the international hotel industry.
To develop local baking industry, the centre helps students to start
their own business. Bakery owners also expect to be trained to provide
good management knowledge.
The centre has modern baking workshop equipped with the latest
technology including class rooms, demonstration room, kitchen and the
library to facilitate hands on training in the bakery. Syllabuses have
been prepared to international standards and well trained foreign and
local experts conduct classes.
Students are limited to 25 per class and internationally recognised
certificates are awarded," he said.