Hands-on training and knowledge in confectionery are integral in the creation of a broad range of pastry products. In this course, learners will gain a thorough background in working with a broad range of basic level pastry products.

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:

  • Use recipes and methods of preparing basic level pastry products
  • Identify principles of baking basic level pastries
  • Apply techniques for rolling out, folding, shaping and cutting doughs
  • Assess the quality characteristics, common faults and precautionary measures to take in the preparation of pastry products
  • Explain types and methods of preparing icings, fillings, toppings, glazes and fondant for different pastries
  • Outline the types of mixing, piping and baking methods and procedures for pastries

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 & Overview
  • Make Tarts & Short-crust Pastries
  • Make Cookies
  • Make Quick Breads
  • Assembling & Decorating Basic Cakes
  • Prepare:
    • Tarte bourdaloue
    • Tarte tatin
    • English scones
    • Double chocolate chips cookies
    • Chocolate fudge cake
    • Baked cheese cake

Course Fees





6, 7SME

Full Course Fee incl. GST

S$ 878.26

S$ 878.26

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

S$ 263.48

S$ 99.32

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

S$ 99.32

S$ 99.32

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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