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

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You will learn entry-level skills required to work in the Food Services industry. Modules are specially designed to impart both soft-skills and kitchen-work, to make you a well-rounded and well-informed "foodpruener". This industry recognized WSQ certification will be your first and essential step into a rewarding career in the culinary world! 

  • Make Noodle Dishes
  • Make Stocks, Broths and Soups
  • Project a Positive and Professional Image
  • Receive and Store Products
  • Food Safety Course Level 1
  • Demonstrate Basic Knife Skills
  • Fabrication of Meat and Poultry
  • Maintain Safe & Secure Work Environment

(The module runs are not based on above sequence. ACI reserves the rights to make amendment or changes to the sequence of the module runs).

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For payments made ON / AFTER Sunday 1 January 2023, GST charged at 8%


S’pore PR
Programme Fee
$5,445.00 $5,445.00 $5,445.00
Less 70% SSG Subsidy
SSG 70% 补贴
$3,811.50 $3,811.50 N.A.
Nett Course Fee
$1,633.50 $1,633.50 $5,445.00
GST rate on/after 1 Jan 2023
8% 8% 8%
Add GST charge
$130.68 $130.68 $435.60
Less 1% GST absorbed for S'poreans only *
$16.34 N.A. N.A.
Payable Course Fees
$1,747.85 $1,764.18 $5,880.60
Pay on/after 1 Jan 2023
Pay on/after 1 Jan 2023
Pay on/after 1 Jan 2023

For S'poreans aged 40 & above

Additional 20% MCES subsidy of Programme Fee
额外20% MCES补贴
Payable Course Fees
Pay on/after 1 Jan 2023

* The increase of 1% GST on fees will be absorbed for Singapore Citizens in 2023. 新加坡公将享有1%的消费税回扣


Payment accepted via 可通过以下方式付款支付学费:

  • AXS 
  • NETS at ACI counter 本院柜台
  • SkillsFuture Credit (For Singaporeans aged 25 and above) 未来技能培训补助金 (新加坡公民25岁以上)


  1. All applicants are required to pay an admission fee of $50.47 (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​​​.
  4. Payable course fees indicated above is inclusive of GST – payment made before 1 January 2023 is charged 7% GST, payment made on/after 1 January 2023 is charged 8% GST. 

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Subsidy

  • Enjoy 70% SSG subsidy for all Singaporeans aged 40 and below 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 (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). This excludes miscellaneous fees such as SkillsFuture Credit, other subsidies and registration fees, etc. Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

  • 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 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