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VIDEO: Graphic on screen: Loukas Liontiades, Baker: Louttit Bay Bakery Lorne

VIDEO: Baker, John, making dough and preparing bread.

AUDIO: The way John is going through the TAFE system, it’s fantastic.

VIDEO: Loukas Leontiades standing in the bakery.

VIDEO: Graphic on screen: Loukas Leontiades Baker.

AUDIO: The young people get frightened of the big institutions that they need to go to.

VIDEO: Graphic on screen: Louttit Bay Bakery Lorne.

VIDEO: Baker, John is preparing bread for baking.

AUDIO: They stay in-house and their trainers come to them.

VIDEO: Loukas Leontiades standing in the bakery.

AUDIO: When you’re comfortable with the environment…

VIDEO: Baker, John, checking on bread in the oven and taking out finished loaves.

AUDIO: …and you’re comfortable with the knowledge you have around you, you progress. Whatever the employer forgets or whatever the TAFE forgets, they work together. If the employer is not showing the apprentice a certain method, the TAFE trainers are showing them that anyway. I think they get the benefit of both worlds.

VIDEO: Rick Dunn standing in the bakery.

VIDEO: Graphic on screen: Rick Dunn, South West Institute of TAFE.

AUDIO: I’ve been here working with John at three, four o’clock in the morning because that's when he’s doing his bread and that’s when we want to see him in here doing stuff.

VIDEO: Baker, John, rolling out dough and icing pastries with other bakers.

AUDIO: Because we find it hard to assess how good a student is if they’re in a situation where they’re in there with twelve of fifteen other students.

VIDEO: Rick Dunn standing in the bakery.

AUDIO: They can only do two or three kilos of dough at a time then they stand around and wait for it to prove…

VIDEO: Baker, John, checking on bread in the prover; baskets of finished bread and trays of baking pastries.

AUDIO: …whereas here they can go straight from one thing to the next. We need to see those multi-tasking skills.

VIDEO: Rick Dunn standing in the bakery.

AUDIO: If some of the workplaces don’t have necessarily all of the machinery, we’ll take them to TAFE and do top-up training and that sort of stuff.

VIDEO: A baker using a bread press.

AUDIO: People that are hands-on and they’re going to be doing a hands-on job, and you’re trying to assess them with a workbook.

VIDEO: Baker, John, cutting a cake into slices.

AUDIO: That doesn’t work. You have to assess them by coming and watching them doing the real thing, the real amount and taking a photo and video of it.

VIDEO: Bakers, John and Loukas, working together at a bench.

VIDEO: Baker, John, placing a finished apple turnover into the bakery display case.

AUDIO: I think one of the biggest things about doing training with a small family situation is that…

VIDEO: Bakers, John and Loukas, checking on some dough. Loukas pats John on the back and John smiles at the camera.

AUDIO: Loukas doesn’t have to lose his son for two or three weeks a year to go to trade school. We come here and work with him.

VIDEO: (fade to black)
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