1. You usually need a high school diploma. You also need a three- to four-year apprenticeship program or a college/other program for bakers.
2. You may need on-the-job training.
3. Trade certification is available, but voluntary, in all provinces/territories except Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
4. Red Seal, an interprovincial trade certification, is also available to qualified bakers.
5. Most recent entrants have a community college diploma, and almost 2 in 5 have a trade/vocational certificate.