Make Basic Cakes


Upon successful completion of this unit, trainees will be able to apply the knowledge and skills in making basic cakes.

Course Structure

Course Duration & Structure

The total duration is 22 hours. This includes:

  • Classroom Training – 20 hours
  • Assessment – 2 hours

Kindly refer to the CET Programme Calendar or contact our friendly course consultants for the course schedule.


Theory and practical assessments will be conducted.


Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment issued by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

Course Outline

Topics include:

  1. Overview of kitchen hygiene and safety procedures
  2. Introduction to baking equipment and tools
  3. Characteristics and quality of ingredients for basic cakes
  4. Methods and techniques of preparing basic cakes
  5. Overcoming common faults in cake products
  6. Hands-on Practical Sessions (Festive special only for 2019! – Items are subject to change thereafter):

    Session 1
    a. No-Bake Cheesecake
    b. Chiffon Cake

    Session 2
    a. Vanilla Sponge
    b. Peach Short Cake

    Session 3
    a. Marble Cake
    b. Banana Walnut Cake

Course Fee
Course Fee Company- Sponsored Singaporeans/ Singaporean PRs International
Full Course Fee (Before GST) $432.00 $432.00
7% GST on Nett Course Fee $30.24 $30.24
Total Nett Course Fee Payable Including GST $462.24 $462.24
1,2,3SSG Grant $345.60 N.A.
Total Nett Course Fee Payable, including GST1,2 $116.64 N.A.
2,3,4Additional Funding if eligible for Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MES)  / Enhanced Training Support for SME $43.20 N.A.
Total Nett Course Fee Payable, Including GST,  after MES2,3 / SMEs $73.44 N.A.
2,3,5Additional Funding if eligible under Workfare Training Support (WTS) $64.80 N.A.
Total Nett Course Fee Payable, Including GST,  after WTS $51.84 N.A.

¹Singaporeans and Singapore PRs who are aged above 21 years and abovewill be eligible for up to 80% SSG funding.Absentee payroll may be claimable as well.

²Companies need to log-in to for application of all SSG funding and subsidy.

³All SSG funding and subsidy are subjected to SSG’s prevailing corporate policies and final approval. Companies and individuals are liable for the full course fee in the event that the SSG funding and subsidy are not approved.

4The SkillsFuture MES is for Singaporeans aged 40 years and above. 

5WTS Funding is for Singaporeans who are aged 35 years and above (or 13 years and above for Persons with Disabilities) earning a monthly income of not more than $2,000.

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