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WSQ Diploma in Food Services (F&B Services) (Work-Learn Study Programme)

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The SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme (ELP) Food Services (Restaurant / Kitchen Operations) for fresh ITE NITEC graduates will certainly to build a pool of more efficient and competent Singaporean core for the F&B or Restaurant operations in Singapore.

All rounded training will be provided through on-the-job training and facilitated learning, as well as a possible 1-3 months overseas attachment during the 15-month training. Trainees may join established F&B companies as an Assistant Cook / Executive Trainee and can look forward to a fast-track career progression to positions such as Chef de Partie (CDP) OR Captain/Crew Leader at the end of the programme.

Benefits of this programme:

  1. An employment opportunity
  2. Fast Track Career Progression 
  3. Higher Wage increment 
  4. Earn as you learn 
  5. Skills deepening through on-the-job training and facilitated learning
  6. Sign-on Bonus of $5000 for Singapore Citizens 
  7. Company-sponsored programme 
  1. Manage Food & Beverage Operations  
  2. Conduct Food & Beverage Hygiene Audit  
  3. Manage Costs and Quality Controls  
  4. Develop & Implement Budget  
  5. Administer Purchasing & Receiving Procedures  
  6. Develop menu  
  7. Manage Productivity Improvement  
  8. Conduct Coaching and Supervision Skills
  9. Elective Modules

    WSQ Diploma in Culinary Arts

  10. Manage Catering 
  11. Demonstrate Sous Vide Method
  12. Demonstrate Cook&Chill Method 
  13. Prepare Singapore Heritage Food 

*Modules are subjected to confirmation & changes

  Nett Fee for S’porean/PR (after SSG subsidy) Payable Fee for S’porean/PR (after SSG subsidy) Including GST
Pricing $4,740.00 $5,071.80

* Course fees to be borne by employer.

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Subsidy

  • Enjoy 90% SSG subsidy for all Singaporeans and PRs

  • Within 36 months after their graduation from the PSEI (graduation date as stated on the NITEC certificate).
  • For male participants who need to serve National Service, the 36-month period will start from the Operationally Ready Date (“ORD”)
  • Graduates who are interested to pursue an accelerated career progression in the F&B sector.

Fresh graduates or ORD within 36 months from relevant ITE NITEC:

  • ITE NITEC Asian Culinary Arts
  • ITE NITEC Western Culinary Arts
  • ITE NITEC F&B Operations
  • ITE NITEC Pastry & Baking

All applicants are required to go through an interview. 

Payment for company sponsored applications:

  • GIRO
  • Cheque : Payable to “Nanyang Polytechnic” with your name, NRIC and name of organisation written behind the cheque.

Training Duration: 15 months.


  • 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