WSQ DIPLOMA IN PASTRY & BAKERY

Ideal for: Aspiring chefs with a passion for breads and pastries, a motivation to excel and dreams of a global career in intricate pastry work. Graduates may progress to degree courses by Johnson & Wales University (USA).


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22 January 2018
26 March 2018
30 April 2018
28 May 2018
23 July 2018
24 September 2018
29 October 2018
3 December 2018

*Dates are subject to change

Up to 18 months

Eastern and Western Pastry and Bakery

With a unique Study & Work pedagogy, you will have the opportunity to learn a wide range of baking techniques - from the fundamentals to the advanced of Eastern & Western cuisines. You will also take part in an enriching apprenticeship working in established pastry & bakery outlets that will groom you for the vibrant F&B industry. 

The Diploma programme content follows the Enhanced Food and Beverage WSQ Framework, Pastry and Bakery progression track by the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). 

Study and Work

Term 1 comprises full day classroom learning and hands-on practicum in At-Sunrice. There is no allowance in Term 1.

Term 2 and Term 3 consists of 1-week classroom learning (study) and 2-weeks apprenticeship (work) rotation with a monthly allowance of S$800 and an additional S$600 from SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents. Students train at one production site during the apprenticeship.

Term 4 comprises full day classroom learning and hands-on practicum in At-Sunrice.

Term 5 consist of 6 months Singapore Industrial Attachment (SIA) or Overseas Industrial Attachment (OIA).

WSQ-DIPLOMA IN PASTRY & BAKERY  Singaporeans only(with WTS Funding) Singaporeans (with enhanced Subsidy) Singaporeans/SPRs (with SSG Funding) International Students
Programme Fee SGD 31,020.00 SGD 31,020.00 SGD 31,020.00 SGD 31,020.00
SSG Funding SGD 21,714.00 SGD 21,714.00 SGD 21,714.00 -
Net Programme Fee SGD 9,306.00 SGD 9,306.00 SGD 9,306.00 SGD 31,020.00
Application Fee (Non-Refundable) SGD 100.00 SGD 100.00 SGD 100.00 SGD 100.00
Starter Kit SGD 1,385.00 SGD 1,385.00 SGD 1,385.00 SGD 1,385.00
Admin Fee

SGD 500.00

SGD 500.00 SGD 500.00 SGD 500.00
Medical Insurance

SGD 90.00

SGD 90.00 SGD 90.00 SGD 90.00
Fee Protection Scheme - - - SGD 230.97
Total Fees Payable SGD 11,381.00 SGD 11,381.00 SGD 11,381.00 SGD 33,325.97
GST (7%) SGD 796.67 SGD 796.67 SGD 796.67 SGD 2,332.82
Mid Career Enhanced Subisidy - SGD 3,286.00 - -
WTS Funding SGD 7,755.00 - - -
Net Fees Payable SGD 4,422.67 SGD 8,891.67 SGD 12,177.67 SGD 35,658.78

 

  • Application fee is due upon submission of application form
  • Fee payment for Diploma programme is scheduled over 2 instalments, as follows:
    a) 50% of the total fee will be collected by the Academy upon signing of student contract
    b) Balance 50% is payable 9 months after programme commencement 
  • Starter Kit includes the following items:
    a) Knife & Tool Set
    b) Student Uniform Set (includes 2 chef uniforms, 1 pair of safety boots, 2 aprons and 2 tea towels)
    c) Textbooks

 

SSG Programme Fee Funding

Enjoy up to 70% SSG programme fee funding for all Singaporeans and SPRs who are eligible for our WSQ Diploma programmes.

Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme –95% Programme Fee Funding

Eligible for:

  • All employed Singaporeans who are eligible for our WSQ Diploma programmes
  • 35 years old and above
  • Monthly income of not more than S$2,000

SkillsFuture Funding

  • Opening credit of S$500 for all Singaporeans aged 25 and above 
  • S$5000 Study Award for early and mid-career students 
  • Up to 90% course fee subsidy for SSG-funded courses for Singaporeans aged 40 and above

To find out more about SkillsFuture, please click here.

  • Passion for Pastry & Bakery
  • At least 17 years old
  • At least 1 week industry experience in any F&B establishments
  • Possess leadership qualities, artistic and disciplined
  • Be of good moral character
  • Required to undergo an interview and online profile test
  • At-Sunrice graduates of WSQ CCA / CPB / CFBO / CBO with a minimum average grade of B and above

Singaporean / Singapore PR Applicants:

  • At least 3 GCE 'N' Level credits (including English) or WPLN Level 5
  • Completed / Exempted from National Service (For Singaporean Males only)

International Applicants:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL (internet based total) 46-59 / WPLN Level 5

Enrollment is subject to availability and incomplete application will not be processed.

The programme is conducted in English and proficiency in the language is a requirement. 

Programme contents and all prices are subject to change.

Singaporeans who successfully attain a WSQ Diploma for the first time after 1 March 2011 will be eligible for a CET Qualification Award (CQA) of S$1,000 in cash.

Please click here to find out more.

 

The following items are compulsory and must be purchased before commencement of programme:

  • Fee Protection Scheme (FPS)
  • Medical Insurance 

 

Note that students are required to meet the following criteria in order to obtain their relevant certificates:

  • Minimum attendance of 90% and above for each month
  • Pass all assessments required by the programme
  • Abide to the student code of conduct

Begin your journey with At-Sunrice’s 18-month study and work diploma programme, where you will be equipped with a solid set of skills and knowledge based on our rigorous pedagogy, focusing on the East & West, Old & New World, Herbs & Spices and Innovation and Technology. Eight bachelor degree tracks are available to At-Sunrice’s students upon graduation, offering them the opportunity to pursue their education further with an undergraduate study in one of the three established international universities.

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1. Please ensure that all documents listed below are duly prepared:

International Applicant Singaporean/SPR Applicant
Copy of Passport Copy of NRIC (front & back)

Recent Passport-sized colour photograph (taken against plain white background)

NS Certificate of service completion and transcript(for male applicants only) 

Copy of highest educational qualification (Certificate / Transcript) & Official Translation (if not in English)

Copy of highest educational qualification (Certificate / Transcript) & Official Translation (if not in English)

Resume / Curriculum Vitae (with names & contact info of at least 2 Referees)(please click here for the template)

Resume / Curriculum Vitae (with names & contact info of at least 2 Referees) (please click here for the template)
Student Pass Form (please click here for the form  
Birth certificate and translation (if not in English)  
Proof of financial support  


2. Click here
 to apply. Please allow approximately 10 minutes for the online application and ensure all documents are duly completed and submitted online. Any incomplete application will not be processed.


3. 
Application Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. Pay online by credit/debit card for the Application Fee only. Alternatively, we accept NETs, local cheque for local applicants; bank drafts and telegraphic transfers for international applicants. The details are as follows:

Beneficiary: At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy Pte Ltd

Bank: DBS Bank Ltd
Bank code: 7171
Branch code: 003
Account no: 003-925247-1
SWIFT code: DBSSSGSG


4. Complete the online Talent/Personality Test in the Online Application.


5. We will contact the shortlisted applicant within 7 working days for an interview either face-to-face or via webcam if you are an international applicant.


6. After the interview, your application will be submitted to the Admission Board for review. We will notify you within 3 weeks via email.


7. For successful applicants:

International and Local Student without SSG Funding

  • At-Sunrice will courier the original copy of the Advisory Note, Letter of Acceptance (LOA) and Student’s Contract to your home address.
  • At-Sunrice will apply for a Student Pass from the Immigration and Checkpoint Authority of Singapore (ICA).
  • In accordance to ICA regulations, the Student Pass application can only be processed 2 months prior to the programme commencement.

Singaporean/SPR with SSG Funding

  • Applicants accepted into At-Sunrice's certificate and/or diploma programmes will receive a copy of the Advisory Note, Letter of Acceptance (LOA) and/or Standard PEI Student Contract via email. The student will then be invited to the Academy on a scheduled date to sign the original documents.

8. Please be advised that the nett fee payable has to be made in 2 equal instalments. The 1st instalment should be paid within 10 working days upon issuance of the Letter of Acceptance (LOA). The 2nd instalment should be paid 9 months after course commencement. Payment will not be accepted before signing of the LOA and student contract.