Start Date: 2/16/2024 11:00 AM CST
End Date: 2/16/2024 12:00 PM CST
Venue Name: RBA's Virtual Classroom
The Retail Bakers of America
Certification Information Session - Certified Journey Baker
Free Event - Advance Registration Required
Curious about certification? Lean how you can become a Certified Journey Baker with the RBA! Join us for a 1-hour information session with Marissa Sertich Velie, RBA's Certification & Education Director. Learn all you need to know about the application process, requirements and the practical exam.
The purpose of the RBA Certification Program is to verify professional competency in the Cake Decorating industry. Certification establishes a peer-evaluated level of knowledge about professional decorating and baking. When a decorator chooses to certify, she or he chooses to enhance their influence, credibility, and effectiveness in an organization. For these reasons, there are many benefits of certification with The Retail Bakers of America:
- Gain a Competitive Advantage
- RBA Certification confers a new status on professional bakers that sets them apart as skilled and motivated. Employers look for bakers and chefs who demonstrate an enthusiasm for personal growth and learning. Certification adds this value to your resume. Pursuing RBA certification proves that you value lifelong learning and will uphold an industry standard for excellence.
- Increase your Earning Potential
- Employers need qualified professionals with proven competency. Certification verifies the level of work, skill and knowledge professional bakers bring to the marketplace. It allows you the power to negotiate for yourself and market yourself.
- Update your Knowledge and Skills
- RBA certification helps you stay current in the industry. Having gone through the study and hard work of certification, you’ve mastered important, up-to-date industry competencies that you can soon put into use! Certification exposes you to skills and ideas, perhaps outside of your work experience that give you a broader understanding and appreciation of your craft.
- Build Professional Credibility
- RBA certification demonstrates your commitment to upholding industry standards and continued learning. Certified decorators at all levels are recognized and acknowledged as among the best by their peers.