The course aims to provide fundamentals of baking terminology and the characteristics of the function of main ingredients that are used in pastry production. It also equips learners with the understanding of the tools and equipment, ingredients and techniques involved in the baking process of pastries.

Who Should Attend

New entrants to the industry and/or people who loves to bake

Learning Outcome

Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:

  • Outline the types and uses of baking tools and equipment
  • Describe the types, characteristics, functions and quality indicators of baking ingredients
  • Explain the ratios and proportions for measurement of ingredients
  • Understand the importance and use of baker’s mathematics including baker’s percentage and formulas
  • Apply methods and techniques of handling knives for pastries
  • Identify the importance of sifting dry ingredients, resting doughs and brushing off excess flour from dough surfaces during folding and turning
  • Identify the importance of controlling baking time and temperature at various stages of preparation
  • Apply methods to prepare premixes, frozen and bake-off products
  • Outline the common faults in pastry products and how to prevent them
  • Explain methods of cooling and storing finished pastries and raw materials

Course Structure


Theory, Demonstration and Hands-on


Participants must attain at least 75% of attendance in order to be eligible for the assessment.


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment from SkillsFuture Singapore.

Course Outline

  • Introduction – history and evolution of pastry
  • Introductions to Pastries
  • Bakeshop Math
  • Product Qualities
  • Prepare:
    • Mango Swiss roll
    • French meringue
    • Choux paste, sablée crust, chocolate Chantilly
    • Lychee martini shortcake
    • Chocolate brownie
    • Banana crumble cake
    • Madeleine
    • Financier

Course Fees




6, 7SME

Full Course Fee incl. GST

S$ 1,063.15

S$ 1,063.15

1, 2, 5, 7Nett Course Fee Payable after SSG Grant, incl. GST (Singaporeans/PRs/Long Term Visit Pass Plus Holders ≥ 21 years old)

S$ 318.95

S$ 120.23

3, 7Nett Course Fee Payable after MES Grant, incl. GST (Singaporeans ≥ 40 years old)

S$ 120.23

S$ 120.23

6Absentee Payroll

Absentee Payroll rate at S$4.50 per hour, capped at S$100,000 per enterprise per calendar year 

1Singaporeans and Singapore PRs, aged 21 and above, will be eligible for up to 70% SSG funding. Funding is subjected to SSG’s prevailing corporate policies and final approval.

2Singaporeans 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 S$ 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.

3The SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MES) is for Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above.

5Training 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.

6SME companies are required to log-in to Enterprise Portal for Jobs and Skills to update their SME status if they have not done so. All companies will be notified to log in to the portal to declare monthly salary and hours worked per week in order to receive Absentee Payroll.

7Companies and individuals are liable for the full course fee in the event that the SSG funding and subsidy are not approved.

8Class commencement is subjected to minimum class size met. Public holidays are excluded, where applicable

 9 Eligible companies can offset the additional out-of-pocket expenses with the SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC). Please refer to https://www.enterprisejobskills.gov.sg/content/upgrade-skills/sfec.html for more information.

Payment Mode

The following payment modes are available:

  • SkillsFuture Credit
  • Bank Transfer
  • PayNow
  • Credit Card
  • Internet Banking
  • PSEA

Contact Details

Contact Number:
6415 3514 / 504 / 561 / 590

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