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WSQ Diploma in Food Services (Pastry & Baking)

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This programme aims to equip aspiring pastry chefs with the necessary industry knowledge and management skills required to pursue a career in F&B or Hospitality industry. It includes essential skills to run a successful F&B operations and stay relevant in the changing business environment.

  • Understand Nutritional and Dietary Knowledge to bake for health
  • Bake Artisan & Decorative Breads
  • Plan Pastry Menus and Perform Recipe Costing
  • Supervise, Motivate and Empower Staff
  • Fabricate Chocolate Decorations
  • Prepare Advanced Confectionery
  • Prepare Advanced Entremets and Tarts
  • Make Hot and Cold Desserts
  • Design Contemporary Plated Desserts
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*Fees includes GST & may differ as pending approval


(after SSG subsidy)

S’porean aged 40 years & above (after MCES subsidy)

*Full Course Fee

  $     11,000.00

  $   11,000.00

 $     11,000.00 



 -$     7,700.00

 -$     9,900.00

*Nett Course Fee

  $     11,000.00

 $      3,300.00

 $       1,100.00

GST 7%

  $         770.00

 $         231.00

 $          231.00

*Payable Course Fees

$      11,770.00

 $     3,531.00 

 $       1,331.00


  1. All applicants are required to pay an admission fee of $50 (non-refundable).
  2. Applicants are required to go through a briefing session before course commencement date.
  3. Trainees are required to purchase a starter kit which includes the uniform and tools set.

​​Payment for self-sponsored applications:

  • NETS at our counter
  • AXS
  • SkillsFuture Credit (For Singaporeans aged 25 and above)

Course funding ends on 31 March 2020

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Subsidy

  • Enjoy 70% SSG subsidy for all Singaporeans and PRs

Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) Subsidy

  • Eligible for Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above 
  • Enjoy 90% SSG subsidy

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) & One-Off Skills Future Credit Top-Up

  • All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500 from January 2016. 
  • You may utilise your SkillsFuture Credit to offset the course fee payable after subsidy/funding.

  • For individuals who wish to upgrade one’s skills and knowledge to obtain an industry recognised certification

  • Singapore students – Secondary 2 education and above or WPLN level 4
  • WSQ Advanced Certificate in Asian Pastry and Bakery or equivalent qualifications 
  • Applicants may be required to go through an interview.
Training Duration
Type Day Time Duration


(Work-study model)

Monday to Wednesday

(Classes at Asian Culinary Institute)

9AM to 6PM Approx. 3.5 months

Thursday to Sunday
(Inclusive of 1 off day)


8 working hours

Classes are conducted at the Asian Culinary Institute.


  • If the participant fails to meet at least 75% attendance per module and/or fails to sit for an assessment or for any other reason where funding is not approved, company / trainee is required to reimburse ACI the funded portion of the course fees
  • Programme contents, schedule and all fees are subject to changes
  • Funding amounts stated are indicative and subject to changes without prior notice. 


WSQ Programme

Withdrawal notification received at least 14 calendar days before course commencement

  • 100% refund of paid course fee
  • No refund of $50 application fee

Withdrawal notification received less than 14 calendar days from the course commencement

  • 50% refund of paid course fee
  • No refund of $50 application fee

Withdrawal notification received upon course commencement

  • No refund of paid fees