WSQ Advanced Certificate in Food Services (Pastry & Baking)

Course Overview

This programme is designed for junior chefs who have a passion for pastry and bakery and wish to gain a deeper understanding of various Asian pastries and to enhance their baking skills by applying different techniques while using different Asian ingredients. 

Target Audience

•  School leavers and new entrants into the Food & Beverage industry who possess have some basic pastry and baking skills
•  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

Core Modules
  • Facilitate Effective Communication and Engagement at the Workplace
  • Conduct Food and Beverage Hygiene Audit
  • Maintain Inventories (Pastry)
  • Make Advanced Cakes
  • Prepare Pre-mix, Frozen and Bake Off Products
  • Make Puff Pastry Products
  • Make Choux Pastries
  • Make Yeast-raised Pastries

*Contents may differ due to new framework

Course Fees


  Non-S’porean S’porean/PR
(after SSG subsidy)
S’porean aged 40 years & above (after MCES subsidy) Nett fee after WTS Funding
Full Course Fee  $      6,900.00   $     6,900.00   $     6,900.00   $     6,900.00 
Funding/Subsidy N.A.  -$   6,210.00  -$   6,210.00  -$    6,555.00
Nett Course Fee  $      6,900.00   $        690.00  $         690.00  $        345.00
GST 7%  $         483.00  $          48.30  $          48.30  $          48.30
Payable Course Fees  $      7,383.00  $        738.30   $        738.30  $        393.30



  1. All applicants are required to pay an admission fee of $50 (non-refundable).
  2. Those who are applying through Workfare Training Scheme (WTS)  must produce the relevant documents
  3. Applicants are required to go through a briefing session before course commencement date.
  4. Trainees are required to purchase a starter kit which includes the uniform and tools set.
  5. Payment for company sponsored applications:

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

​​   6. Payment for self-sponsored applications:

  • NETS at our counter
  • AXS
  • SkillsFuture Credit (For Singaporeans aged 25 and above)


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


Entry Requirements

• Singapore Secondary 2 education and above, WPLN level 4 or equivalent
• Higher Certificate in Asian Pastry & Bakery or equivalent qualifications
• Applicants may be required to go through an interview

Other Information
Training Duration
Type Day Time Duration


(Work-study model)

Monday to Wednesday

(Classes at Asian Culinary Institute)

9AM to 6PM Approx. 3 months

Thursday to Sunday

(Inclusive of 1 off day)


8 working hours

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. 
Course Schedule
Start Date End Date Time Language Remarks
15 Apr 2019 03 Jul 2019 9.00am - 6.00pm English
13 Aug 2019 03 Nov 2019 9.00am - 6.00pm English