WSQ Certificate in Culinary Arts (Teach-Out Programme)


This certificate programme aims to equip participants with the essential fundamental knowledge and basic food production principles to enter the F&B industry.

Programme Structure

Programme Intake

Programme Intakes
WSQ Certificate in Culinary Arts (Part-Time) Please contact us at for 2019 intake details.

Mode of Study


The average teacher-to-student ratio is 1:40 for theory lessons and 1:20 for practical lessons.

Assessment Framework

Theory and practical examinations, practical exercises, presentations, written assignments, projects, class participation.

Duration & Structure

6 months (17 weeks)

Participants will be expected to complete 7 subjects. The programme will be conducted on every Saturday 9.00am – 7.00pm.


WSQ Certificate in Culinary Arts awarded by SkillsFuture Singapore.

Programme Modules


  • WSQ Maintain Safe and Secure Working Environment
  • WSQ Follow Food & Beverage Safety and Hygiene Policies & Procedures
  • WSQ Maintain Quality Control Procedures
  • WSQ Maintain Food and Beverage Production Environment
  • WSQ Prepare Mise En Place 1
  • WSQ Demonstrate Basic Moist Heat Cooking Methods
  • WSQ Demonstrate Basic Dry Heat Cooking Methods

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Entry Requirements
WSQ Certificate in Culinary Arts
Entry Requirements English Proficiency Requirements
Singaporeans / Singapore PR Applicant International Applicant
  • At least one of the following proficiency levels in English:
    • WPLN Level 4 and above
    • Band 5.0 in IELTS
    • Minimum score of 61 points (internet-based total) in TOEFL
    • Pass in SHATEC English Test
  • Secondary 2 education and above
  • Successfully completed minimum 9 years of formal education.
  • Valid work pass throughout the entire course
Programme Fees


WSQ Certificate in Culinary Arts (CCAP) Singaporean / Singapore PR International
Full Course Fee (Before GST) $3,310.00 $3,310.00
SSG Grant1 $2,979.00 N.A.
Nett Course Fee (Before GST) $331.00 $3,310.00
7% GST on Nett Course Fee $23.17 $231.70
Supplementary Fee(Including GST) $107.00 $107.00
Total Nett Course Fee Payable3
(Including GST)
$461.17 $3,648.70
Additional Funding if eligible under Workfare Training Support (WTS)4 $165.50 N.A.
Total Nett Course Fee Payable, Including GST, after additional funding from WTS $295.67 N.A.

1Singaporeans and Singapore PRs will be eligible for up to 90% SSG funding for all WSQ Certificate level programmes. Funding is subjected to SSG’s prevailing corporate policies and final approval.

2Supplementary fees (where applicable) are non-tuition fees which will include essential training items.

3Singaporeans may also utilize available funds within their Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) or SkillsFuture Credits (where applicable) to offset total net course fee payable. All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory.

4The WTS is for Singaporeans aged 35 years and above (13 years old and above for Persons With Disabilities) and who earn a monthly income of not more than $2,000.00.


Description When Payable Amount(incld. GST)
Application Fees Upon application
SHATEC English Testb Upon admission
(if applicable)
Re-Admission Fees Upon admission
(if applicable)
Late Payment Fee Upon exceeding the instalment due date 1% per month on amount outstanding, payable together with the amount outstanding
Review / Remarking of Examination Paper (per theory subject) Upon registration for review / remarking 53.50
Re-Examination (per  WSQ module or SHATEC theory subject) Upon registration of Re-Exam 107.00
(per SHATEC practical subject)
Re-Examination with Tutorial
(minimum of 2 hours)
214.00 for first 2 hour block

107.00/subsequent hour or part thereof

Kitchen Based Practical Practice
(fees do not include ingredients)
Upon registration of Practical Practice 53.50 for first 4 hour block

16.05/ subsequent hour or part thereof

 aMiscellaneous fees refer to any non-compulsory and non-standard fees which the student will pay only where applicable. Miscellaneous fees are generally out of pocket expenses which cannot be offset by PSEA or SkillsFuture Credits.

bSHATEC English Test is only registered where the student does not fulfil the English requirements required by SHATEC during application.

cAll prices quoted are accurate at time of print but may be subjected to changes without notice.

Student Administration

Tel: (65) 6415 3510 / 519 / 528 / 554

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