Ouvrier Boulanger

Certification authority: 
Bruxelles formation, Wallon region Frenc Communauty, French Communauty Commission of the Brussels Capital Region
EQF Level of the qualification: 
BE Belgium
Evaluate the core competences
needed for this job
Core competences 
Checking and arranging goods according legislation.
Making leavened and non-leaved doughs.
Shaping bakery products (breads, pastries, pies, waffles).
Baking and packaging of baked goods.
Cooking the dough pieces.
Making savoury bakery and pastry products, preparing the mixture.
Gathering the raw material and equipment needed for the day's work.
Ensure cleaning and storage accoring to the cleaning plan.
Comply with safety regulations and recommendations relating to ergonomics and handling.
How can the certification be obtained? 
Validation of prior learning
Description of the procedure for the validation of prior learning 

Pass a test in a Centre of Skills Validation in order to assess your skills acquired and potenially be exempt of some training courses 

You have at least 18 years old and you have professional competences in the sector but you have no certification.

You may go to a Center of Validation of Competences (CVDC) where after an information session you may pass a validation test evaluate by professionnal of the sector in order to get a competences title recognize by the Wallon Region, French Communauty and the French Communauty of the Brussels Capital Region.    

For more information you have the website: www.validationdescompetences.be and a youtube presentation explaining the process to follow for the validation of prior learning    


In order to obtain a qualification certificate, official proof of professional qualification, the candidate (job seeker or worker) must pass a skills validation test in a certified validation Centre. It is real life professional situations judged by professionals in the field.

The councillor is a privileged contributor in order to orient the candidate towards skills validation as well as in the choice of the skills to validate. He can intervene before the skills validation test but also after it.

After this orientation phase, guidance (individual or collective) linked to the occupation is provided in a certified validation Centre, with a specialist of the occupation. Guidance allows the candidate to position himself in regards of the relevancy of his skills validation procedure and to realize his chances of success. The volunteer registration of the candidate to a validation test can happen in the wake of the guidance process or later.

Once registered and summoned, the candidate passes a validation test or is placed in a real life professional situation. The performance of the candidate is evaluated in an objective way, based on an evaluation chart gathering the essential aspects of a professional performance. The observant, professional of the occupation, verifies the smooth running of the test.

Once the test is over, the jury composed by professionals in the field (the manager of the Centre, the evaluator and the observant), gathers to deliberate.

In case of failure, the candidate can request an appointment with the manager of the Centre or the evaluator who will explain to him precisely the reasons of the failure.

In case of success, the validation Centre can direct the candidate towards information and/or orientation service which will advise him in regards of the most appropriate use of his qualification Certificate.

The advantages of the qualification Certificate

The qualification Certificate is an essential tool in the context of job searching, recruitment or to simplify the access to trainings.

For jobseekers or workers

The qualification Certificate is an official recognition of the skills of a person. It allows people to improve their chances of finding a job or to develop their knowledge.

For employers

The qualification Certificate is also a very useful tool for employers in regards to their recruitment. Most employers interviewed on this matter consider that the qualification Certificate is an attractive alternative for people without certification.

Documents needed 


 * The certificate from superior secondary school or its equivalence

*  Proof of registration as a jobseeker 

Contact point 

Centre de validations des compétences EPS CERIA-BRUXELLES 

N° Vert du Forem : 0800/93 947  www.leforem.be

Carrefour Emploi Formation de Charleroi 0032 71 23 05 03

 In Brussels Region nearby Bruxelles Formation Carrefour Tel.: 0800 555 66 

The test lasts 12 hours divided into 2X 6 hours, not including reception formalities and the reading of instructions.
Free for jobseeker
Is it possible to obtain a partial validation?: 
Yes ✅
Then, is it possible to participate to a shorter training course to prepare the full qualification?: 
Yes ✅
Description of the procedure to participate to a training course 

See at certification

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