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WSQ Certificate in Food Services (Culinary Arts) - Full Time

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To equip participants with basic culinary skills to enter the Asian Food & Beverage Industry. Participants will learn the essential entry-level skills required in Food Services, including how to maintain professional image, food safety, quality control, and basic Asian culinary skills.

  • Project a Positive and Professional Image
  • Food Safety Course (Level 1)
  • Maintain Quality Control Procedures and Safe F&B environment
  • Demonstrate Basic Knife Skills
  • Prepare Meat and Poultry for Cooking
  • Prepare Basic Chinese Soup and Broth Dishes
  • Prepare Basic Chinese Steamed Dishes


(after SSG subsidy)

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

Programme Fee

 $      4,950.00

 $     4950.00

 $     4950.00



 -$   4,455.00

  -$   4,455.00

Nett Course Fee

 $      4,950.00

 $        495.00

 $         495.00

GST 7%

 $         346.50

 $          34.65

 $          34.65

Payable Course Fees

 $      5,296.50

 $        529.65 

 $        529.65


  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​​​.​

Course Code: CRS-Q-0034848-MF
Course funding ends on 31 March 2020

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Subsidy

  • Enjoy 90% 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 (SFC2)

  • For Self-Sponsored Individuals only
  • All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500.
  • You may utilise your SkillsFuture Credit to offset the course fee payable after subsidy/funding.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

  • NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). *T&C applies

  • School leavers and new entrants into the F&B industry 
  • For working professionals in the Food & Beverage industry who wish to upgrade their skills and knowledge to obtain an industry recognised certification 
  • Individuals who wish to change their career and enter the Food & Beverage industry

  • Minimum Secondary 2 education and above or WPLN level 4
Training Duration
Type Day Time Duration
Full-time Monday to Friday 9AM to 6PM Approx. 4 weeks


9AM to 6PM

Approx. 4 months

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. 
Refund Policy Refund 

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