Bakers Journal

Registration open for RBA certification prep course for beginning bakers and cake decorators

July 3, 2024
By Bakers Journal

The Retail Bakers of America, in partnership with The Bake Fest, is accepting enrolment for a certification prep course for beginning bakers and cake decorators.

The Baking Basics Bootcamp is a virtual prep course designed for beginning bakers to prepare for the Certified Journey Decorator (CJD) certification.

Who is the bootcamp for? This bootcamp is perfect for beginning bakers who wants to get certified through Retail Bakers of America, including:

  • Aspiring cake decorators
  • Cottage bakers building their credentials
  • Baking and pastry students

The Baking Basics Bootcamp is a 12-week program offered through Circle, our virtual learning platform.

It’s designed for flexibility, offering a mix of self-guided classes, group discussions and 1:1 support.

You will be guided by two instructors: Marissa Sertich Velie, Director of Education and Certification at RBA, and Certified Master Baker, Chef Raymond Blanchard III.

In addition to the prep course, cohort members receive a custom study guide, discounts to RBA workshops, RBA Membership ($100 US value) and RBA Test Fee Coverage ($100 US value).

Retail Bakers of America is a partner with Baking Association of Canada. BAC members receive a discount on when they take an RBA membership.

How to register

Our first Baking Basics Bootcamp will run from July 29, 2024 – Oct. 20, 2024. This cohort is limited to 25 members, so spots will fill up fast!

Register here.

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