Baker: License Requiremnts


For individuals interested in a career in the Hospitality Industry 



Certification is optional for bakers. It is rarely required for employment or advancement. Certification is a way for bakers to achieve recognition for their skills. To become a Certified Journey Baker (CJB) applicants must: Have four years of experience, and pass a written exam.

To become a Certified Master Baker (CMB), applicants must: Have eight years of experience, pass a written exam, and pass a practical baking test.

For more information about certification, contact: Retail Bakers of America National RBA Building 14239 Park Center Drive Laurel, MD 20707-5261 Phone: (301) 725-2149 or (800) 638-0924 Fax: (301) 725-2187 E-mail: