SGUNITED SKILLS PROGRAMME (SGUS)

Upskill through SGUnited Skills Programme. The SGUnited Skills (SGUS) programme is a 6 months full-time training programme designed to help unemployed Singaporeans to upskill and reskill themselves. The training programmes are designed to help you acquire F&B industry-relevant skills to improve employability.

SGUnited Skills is intended for mid-career jobseekers impacted by the economic consequences of COVID-19. It comprises full-time reskilling training of 6 months. In view of the full-time training commitment, trainees receive a monthly training allowance to cover their basic expenses. The course fee is also highly subsidised, the nett fee payable is only $500 for a 6-month SGUS programme.

ACI offers two tracks for SGUS, you can select from either the SGUS ACI Culinary Arts Programme or SGUS ACI Pastry & Baking Programme. Please note that some of the modules will be conducted via e-learning thus trainees must own suitable learning devices such as laptops and tablets.

What are the Benefits?

  • Training allowance of up to $1,200 per month and highly subsidised course fees
  • Course fee of $500 Nett Fee Payable Per Pax (incl GST)
  • Certifiable and industry-relevant courses to help you improve employability
  • Conducted in a modular format to facilitate transition to employment as and when job opportunities are present

What are the Programmes?

WSQ Certificate in Food Services (Culinary Arts)

  • Project a Positive and Professional Image
  • Follow Food and Beverage Safety and Hygiene Policies and Procedures
  • Maintain Quality Control Procedures and Safe Food and Beverage Environment
  • Demonstrate Basic Knife Skills
  • Prepare Meat and Poultry for Cooking
  • Prepare Basic Chinese Soup and Broth Dishes
  • Prepare Basic Chinese Steamed Dishes

WSQ Higher Certificate in Food Services (Culinary Arts)

  • Prepare Fish and Seafood for Cooking
  • Prepare Basic Chinese Noodle Dishes
  • Demonstrate Basic Dry Heat and Moist Heat Cooking
  • Prepare Malay Cuisine
  • Prepare Japanese Cuisine
  • Facilitate Effective Work Teams
  • Provide Go-the-Extra-Mile Service in Food Services
  • Respond to Service Challenges in Food Services
  • Facilitate Effective Communication and Engagement at the Workplace
  • Social Media Marketing for Food Services
  • Plan Menus and Perform Recipe Costing
  • Maintain Inventories
  • Interpret Culinary Nutrition
  • SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace
  • Project Work

WSQ Certificate in Food Services (Pastry & Baking)

  • Project a Positive and Professional Image
  • Follow Food and Beverage Safety and Hygiene Policies and Procedures
  • Maintain Quality Control Procedures and Safe Food and Beverage Environment
  • Prepare Mise-en-Place (Pastry)
  • Demonstrate Baking Techniques, Mixing Methods and Piping Skills
  • Prepare Sweet and Savoury Fillings, Sauces and Creams

WSQ Higher Certificate in Food Services (Pastry & Baking)

  • Facilitate Effective Work Teams
  • Prepare Basic Malay Desserts
  • Make Basic Breads
  • Make Basic Cakes
  • Make Cookies
  • Make Tarts and Short-crust Pastry
  • Make Muffins and Scones
  • Provide Go-the-Extra-Mile Service in Food Services
  • Respond to Service Challenges in Food Services
  • Facilitate Effective Communication and Engagement at the Workplace
  • Social Media Marketing for Food Services
  • Plan Pastry Menus and Perform Recipe Costing
  • Maintain Inventories
  • Understand Nutritional Knowledge and dietary requirements & Bake for Health
  • Make Cafe-Style Breads
  • SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace
  • Project Work

Fees

  SGUS-ACI Culinary Arts Programme SGUS-ACI Pastry & Baking Programme
Programme Fee (6mths) $17,700.00 $16,967.00
Funding/Subsidy -$17,232.71 -$16,499.71
Nett Fee Payable Per Pax (excl GST) $467.29 $467.29
GST 7% $32.71 $32.71
Full Course Fees (incl GST) $500.00 $500.00

Notes:
  • Applicants are required to go through a briefing session before course commencement date.
  • Trainees are required to purchase a starter kit which includes the uniforms and tools set.
  • SGUS is open to only to Singapore Citizens (SC) and Singapore Permanent Residents (PR) who meet the eligibility criteria.
  • Terms and conditions apply, please contact us to find out more
  • Eligible individuals can use the SkillsFuture Credit for nett fee payable

More information can be found at https://www.myskillsfuture.sg/content/portal/en/header/faqs/SGUnitedSkills.html.

Funding

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.

Entry Requirements

Who can apply?

  1. Minimum Secondary 2 level and above
  2. Singapore Citizens / PRs aged 21 and above and they MUST NOT have:
    • Graduated or graduating in Calendar Year (CY) 2019 / 2020 from ITE, Polytechnics, Universities, and other educational institutions. This includes graduates from private universities as well as overseas institutions;
    • Graduated from the educational institutions mentioned above and completed or completing their National Service (NS) in CY 2019/ 2020 and are entering the labour force
  3. Individuals who are able to commit to the training programme on a full-time basis
For answers to commonly asked questions,please refer to this FAQ link from SSG.

Contact us now

Please contact us for more information regarding the course.

Pastry & Baking Programme

 Tan Jie Min    Tan_Jie_Min@aci.edu.sg    64173317

Culinary Arts Programme

 Joyce Koo    Joyce_Koo@aci.edu.sg    64173619