WSQ Diploma in Food Services (Entrepreneurship)

WSQ Diploma in Food Services (Entrepreneurship)

WSQ Diploma in Food Services (Entrepreneurship)

For course enquiries, please contact Ignatius at 64173040 or


TGS-2024042273 (WSQ)

This is a food entrepreneurship course. This course initiates participants into the world of entrepreneurship, guiding them through developing an entrepreneurial
mindset, identifying a market niche, creating a financial strategy, managing daily operations, and ensuring business sustainability within Singapore's competitive landscape.

This course is suitable for aspiring entrepreneurs who may not have prior preparation but are eager to venture into business. With the aim of ensuring a strong start, the program is crafted to assess their level of dedication and provide them with essential business skills needed to effectively initiate their new business endeavours.

List of modules covered:

  • Participate in Negotiations
  • Menu Engineering and Recipe Costing
  • Foster Entrepreneurship
  • Develop Customer Service Excellence
  • Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Maintain Inventories
  • Develop Marketing Campaigns

At the end of the course, learners will be able to: 

• Cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset and skill set to engage in business ventures.
• Apply foundational principles in food and beverage management for effective setup and operation.
• Understand financial concepts, enabling effective planning, analysis, and decision-making.
• Develop the ability to enhance productivity within business operations.
• Create and execute marketing campaigns to effectively promote products or services.
• Acquire negotiation skills for successful business interactions and agreements.
• Develop exceptional customer service skills and strategies for client satisfaction.
• Learn to effectively manage and maintain inventories to support business operations.
• Understand menu engineering principles and accurately cost recipes for optimal profitability.

Manage Productivity Improvements(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).

No intakes available

Please check back later.

 Payments made ON / AFTER 1 January 2024, GST charged at 9%
2024年1月1号起付费,消费税 9%:
S’porean & PR
Programme Fee
Less 70% SSG Subsidy
SSG 70% 补贴
Nett Course Fee
GST rate
Add GST charge
Payable Course Fees$3,956.70$13,189.00
For all SME staff, and non-SME S'porean staff aged 40 & above.
Additional funding of Programme Fee
- 20% ETSS for all SME-sponsored staff
- 20% MCES for non-SME S'porean staff above 40y.o.
Payable Course Fees

Payment accepted via 可通过以下方式付款支付学费:

- SkillsFuture Credits (SFC), for Singaporeans aged 25 and above 未来技能培训补助金 (新加坡公民25岁以上)

- eNETS (e-payment)

- Credit card (e-payment);

- Debit card (e-payment);

- PayNow (e-payment);

- Bank Transfer.



  1. All applicants are required to pay an admission fee of $50.00 (non-refundable).
  2. Applicants are required to go through a preview session before being accepted into the course. This will be done prior to course commencement date. 

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Subsidy


  • Enjoy 70% SSG subsidy for all Singaporeans and PRs aged 21 and above


Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) Subsidy 


  • Eligible for Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above


  • Enjoy 90% SSG subsidy

    享有90% SSG津贴

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)

未来技能培训补助 (SFC)

  • For Self-Sponsored Individuals only 


  • 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.



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.

Target Audiences:

  • Business owners, professionals, innovators and inventors and corporate employees.

Entry Requirements:

Education : Minimum Lower Secondary education and above or WPLN level 4 

Language : Basic Proficiency in Written and Spoken English 

• Applicants are required to go through a briefing session before course commencement date.

• Trainees are required to purchase a starter kit which includes uniform, safety boots and tools set.

Training Duration
Full-timeMonday to Friday9AM to 6PMApprox. 2 months


Saturday/Sunday9AM - 6PMApprox. 8 months

All our courses are full days and requires standing in the kitchen the entire time.

Please note that our kitchens are designed to accommodate 24 Trainees with 3 Trainees sharing one work-station. With relaxation of Covid measures, we have reverted to conducting classes at full capacity of 24 pax. 请注意本学院的厨房可容纳 24 名学员。其中 3 名学员共用一个工作站。随着 Covid-19 措施的放松,本学院已恢复为 24 名学员上课。


Period of Withdrawal^

Refund Policy

Withdrawal 14 days or more before course starts.

100% refund of paid fees

Withdraw from course less than 14 days before course starts.

50% refund of paid fees

Withdrawal on or after course starts.

No refund of paid fees

^The date of withdrawal will be based on the date the request for withdrawal is lodged by the trainee.

Absent with valid reason

For leave of absence with valid reason accompanied by documentary proof, an appeal can be submitted for management approval, seeking to be transferred to the next class.  This appeal must be submitted within two (02) working days from the missed class date, and is subject to ACI's management approval.

Paid course fee will be forfeited for valid reason appeals not submitted within two (02) working days. Initial claims for the payable course fee from SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) or Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) cannot be processed and trainee will be liable to pay for this amount of payable course fee with other payment methods. Please note that STEP system will not allow trainee to apply for further courses until this amount is paid.

For courses that are more than 1 day, trainee will not be allowed to attend remaining sessions if trainee missed Day 1 of class. 

Absent without valid reason

Trainee who are absent WITHOUT valid reason will have the paid course fee forfeited and not allowed to attend day 2 and 3 of the course (if any). Initial claims for the payable course fee from SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) or Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) cannot be processed and trainee will be liable to pay for this amount of payable course fee with other payment modes. Please note that STEP system will not allow trainee to apply for further courses until this amount is paid.

ACI reserves the right to assess/reject Leave of Absence reasons that are not relevant to the course missed (e.g. internet service disruption does not affect kitchen classes in person).