Elevated Industry Learning

Acquire a strong foundation for entry-level employment in the F&B industry

Ground-Up Leadership Training

Apply various techniques in fundamental pastry work

Maximise Your Interests

Gain fundamental skills and principles behind pastry and baking arts

Admission Requirements


WPLN 4 / Pass in any preceding WSQ full qualification / Qualifications of equivalent standard may be recognised on a case-to-case basis


International applicant must have a valid work pass throughout the entire course


At least one of the following proficiency levels in English:

  • Pass in GCE ‘N’ Level English
  • Pass in SHATEC English Test


A pass in any preceding WSQ Certificate level(s) will also be recognised as fulfilment of English proficiency requirements.

Programme Outline

  1. Food Hygiene
    • Follow Food and Beverage Safety and Hygiene Policies and Procedures
  2. Basic Skills for Kitchen Operations
    • Demonstrate Basic Knife Skills
    • Receive and Store Products
    • Maintain Safe and Secure Working Environments
    • Prepare Western Cold Sauces
  3. Professional Development 1
    • Project a Positive and Professional Image

Programme Competencies

  • Develop an appreciation and understanding of the fundamental principles behind pastry and baking arts
  • Understand, recognise and apply quality service standards to the Food & Beverage industry
  • Acquire techniques and disciplines in pastry and baking arts as required in the Food & Beverage industry
  • Exhibit proficiency in basic business practices and demonstrate professional restaurant service skills within the Food & Beverage industry


Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded a
WSQ Higher Certificate in Food Services (Pastry and Baking) by SkillsFuture Singapore.

Programme Fees


Singaporean / Singapore PR / LTVP+ Holders6


Full Course Fee

(before GST)



SSG Grant1



Nett Course Fee

(before GST)



7% GST on Nett Course Fee



Total Course Fee Payable2,3,7



Additional Funding if eligible under Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MES)4 / Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)5



Total Nett Course Fee Payable, Including GST, after additional funding from MES7 / ETSS



1Singaporeans and Singapore PRs will be eligible for up to 70% SSG funding. A minimum 6-month retention in the industry is recommended as part of the obligation for enjoying this funding. Funding is subjected to SSG’s prevailing corporate policies and final approval.

2Course fee payable 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 www.skillsfuture.sg/credit to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory.

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

5Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) offers additional support for SMEs in the form of higher course fee subsidies. SMEs enjoy SkillsFuture funding of up to 90% of the course fees when they sponsor their employees to attend courses supported by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). With effect from 1 January 2022, SSG will introduce a fixed Absentee Payroll (AP) rate at $4.50 per hour, with a $100,000 cap on the maximum AP funding each organisation can claim each calendar year. For more information on ETSS and AP please refer to https://www.enterprisejobskills.gov.sg/content/upgrade-skills/course-fee-and-absentee-payroll-funding.html.

6Training support will be extended to Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders with effect from 1 October 2021. The LTVP+ scheme applies to lawful foreign spouses of Singapore Citizens (SCs) with (i) at least one SC child or are expecting one from the marriage, or at least three years of marriage, and (ii) where the SC sponsor is able to support the family. LTVP+ holders will be identified with their green visit pass cards, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.

7NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when they sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). NTUC members from 40 years and above enjoy up to $500 per year. For more information and terms and conditions, please refer to https://e2i.com.sg/individuals/ntuc-education-and-training-fund/.

"I am pursuing my passions in both baking and design in an environment that is easy to adjust to.
SHATEC is ideal for those without any background in pastry and baking. In this high-standard controlled environment, I could easily pick up fundamental skill sets and feel confident to start towards my dream in the industry.”
Chua Maika Ysabeau
WSQ Diploma in Food Services (Pastry and Baking)

Career Prospects

Our graduates are in high demand and enjoy good career prospects upon graduation. With a combination of soft skills and knowledge proficiency, SHATEC’s hospitality graduates are well equipped for the 21stcentury workforce. Our graduates become valuable assets to the organisations they are a part of.

You can look forward to rewarding and challenging careers in the following areas


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