WSQ Advanced Certificate in Food Services (Pastry & Bakery)

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

• Conduct Food and Beverage Hygiene Audit
• Maintain Inventories 
• Supervise Staff 
• Prepare Advanced Cakes
• Prepare Advanced Chinese Desserts
• Prepare Advanced Malay Desserts
• Prepare Puff Pastries
• Prepare Choux Pastries
• Prepare Yeast-raised Pastries

Course Fees




(after SSG subsidy)

S’porean aged 40 years & above 
(after SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy)

WTS Funding


(Inclusive of GST)



$643.07 $342.57



  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. Trainees are required to purchase a starter kit which includes the uniform and tool sets.
  4. Payment accepted via:

    • AXS 
    • NETS at our counter
    • 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 Saturday


9AM to 6PM

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 02 Jul 2019 9.00am - 6.00pm English
02 Sep 2019 22 Nov 2019 9.00am - 6.00pm English