SPECIALIST DIPLOMA IN FOOD ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Ideal for: Aspiring entrepreneurs with a mindset to become successful in pursuing their entrepreneurial dream. This innovative course is part of the start-up lab initiative that will enable you to gain cross-disciplinary entrepreneurial skills beyond the food & beverage industry.


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3 December 2018

6 months

Specialist Diploma in Food Entrepreneurship is part of the start-up lab initiative which aims to nurture students with entrepreneurial mindset to become successful in pursuing their entrepreneurial dream. It is expected to impart cross-disciplinary entrepreneurial skills beyond food & beverage industry with one of the six key domains of market segments namely, well-being, sustainability, tourism, do good, education and journalism. This innovative course and one of the first of its kind, is expected to expand and stimulate cross-disciplinary food related entrepreneurship beyond the Food Service industry driven by design and technology. The main objective of the course is to guide the aspiring entrepreneurs in their start up journey by infusing entrepreneur mindset, business acumen, customer focus and relationship building.

  • Foster Entrepreneurship
  • Develop a Business Plan
  • Foster Business Relationships and Organisational Diversity
  • Lead Managers to Develop Organisational and Governance Strategies
  • Manage Risk Across Business Units
  • Innovate the Customer Experience
  • Provide Suggestions for Modifications to Existing Processes
WSQ-Specialist Diploma In Food Entrepreneurship Singaporeans
(with WTS Funding)
Singaporeans
(with MCES Funding)
Singaporeans/SPRs
(SME-sponsored)
Singaporeans/SPRs
(Self-sponsored)
(Non-SME-sponsored)
International Students
Programme Fee SGD 15,000.00 SGD 15,000.00 SGD 15,000.00 SGD 15,000.00 SGD 15,000.00
SSG Funding SGD (10,500.00) SGD (10,500.00) SGD (10,500.00) SGD (10,500.00) -
Net Programme Fee SGD 4,500.00 SGD 4,500.00 SGD 4,500.00 SGD 4,500.00 SGD 15,000.00
Application Fee (Non-Refundable) SGD 100.00 SGD 100.00 SGD 100.00 SGD 100.00 SGD 100.00
Admin Fee SGD 500.00 SGD 500.00 SGD 500.00 SGD 500.00 SGD 500.00
Medical Insurance SGD 45.00 SGD 45.00 SGD 45.00 SGD 45.00 SGD 45.00
Textbooks SGD 225.00 SGD 225.00  SGD 225.00 SGD 225.00  SGD 225.00
Fee Protection Scheme - - - SGD 36.89 SGD 110.39
Total Fees Payable SGD 5,370.00 SGD 5,370.00 SGD 5,370.00 SGD 5,406.89 SGD 15,980.39
GST (7%) SGD 375.90 SGD 375.90 SGD 375.90 SGD 378.48 SGD 1,118.63
Enhanced Subsidy SGD (3,750.00) SGD (3,000.00) SGD (3,000.00) - -
Net Fees Payable SGD 1,995.90 SGD 2,745.90 SGD 2,745.90 SGD 5,785.37
SGD 17,099.02

SSG Programme Fee Funding

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

 

Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) Funding – up to 90% Programme Fee Funding

Eligible for Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above who are eligible for our WSQ Specialist Diploma / WSQ Diploma programmes.

 

Workfare Training Support (WTS) Funding - 95% Programme Fee Funding

Eligible for:

  • Singaporeans who are eligible for our WSQ Specialist Diploma / WSQ Diploma programmes;
  • Aged 35 years old and above;
  • Earn a monthly income of not more than S$2,000.

 

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their SGD500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

 

SkillsFuture Study Awards

SGD5,000 Study Awards are for early and mid-career Singaporeans who have relevant working experience and are committed to developing and deepening their skills in the sector. Visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/studyawards for more information. 

Following are the admissions criteria for successful enrolment into the course.

  • Passion for entrepreneurship in F&B industry
  • At least 19 years old
  • At least 1 year industry experience in any F&B establishments and/or any of the 6 key disciplines of well-being, sustainability, tourism, do good, education and journalism
  • Possess leadership qualities, artistic and disciplined
  • Required to undergo a panel interview and online profile test
  • At-Sunrice graduates of WSQ certificate/diploma programmes with a minimum average grade of B and above or equivalent
  • Applicants need to submit a business plan

Singaporean / Singapore PR Applicants:

  • A Poly / ITE diploma or equivalent in the relevant field of study
  • Completed / Exempted from National Service (For Singaporean Males only)

International Applicants:

  • A diploma or equivalent in the relevant field of study
  • IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL (internet-based total) 46-59 / WPLN Level 5 if the medium of course instructions are not in English for highest qualification attained

Enrolment 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.

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)

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)

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

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

Applicants need to submit a business plan in accordance with the attached template (please click here for the template)

Birth certificate and translation (if not in English)

 

Proof of financial support

 

Applicants need to submit a business plan in accordance with the attached template (please click here for the template)

 


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: United Overseas Bank Limited

Branch: South Bridge Road

Bank code: 7375
Branch Code: 343

Account No: 934-342-2489

SWIFT Code: UOVBSGSG

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 full. The fees should be paid within 10 working days upon issuance of the Letter of Acceptance (LOA). Payment will not be accepted before signing of the LOA and student contract. 

9. Training Quality and Outcomes Measurement Survey (TRAQOM) by SkillsFuture Singapore

SSG will conduct the two post-course evaluation surveys in the following manner:

  • The Quality Survey will be conducted after the course end date through an electronic survey. The survey will be emailed to the trainee through SSG’s central survey system.
  • The Outcomes Survey will be administered once a year through a contracted vendor. The survey will be sent to shortlisted trainees who have completed their full qualification course(s) or CU(s).
  • Trainee is to provide your personal email and phone number for SSG to conduct the surveys.
  • All corporate companies registering their staff for training are to avoid using centralized corporate email and have to use their staff email and phone number for SSG to conduct the surveys.