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WSQ Certificate in Food Services (Culinary Arts)

Course Reference Number: TGS-2020503713

Course Objectives

This WSQ Certificate in Food Services (Culinary Arts) is designed to equip entry-level kitchen staff with the knowledge and skills to complete their everyday tasks in kitchen such as receiving and storing products and preparing sauces, meat and fish for cooking.

Methods of Learning

Mini lectures with presentations to explain concepts and theories

Practical activities including demonstrations, hands-on practice and observation

Mutual sharing, discussion and feedback.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit, learners shall be able to apply the following at the workplace:

Receive and store products

Demonstrate basic knife skills

Prepare Western cold sauces

Prepare meat and poultry for cooking

Prepare fish and seafood for cooking

Work in a team

Who should attend

Entry level kitchen crew and cooks

Entry Requirements

No Formal Qualification & Lower Primary

Able to speak, listen, read and write English at a proficiency level not lower than the Employability Skills WSQ Level 4 Workplace Literacy (WPL)

Able to manage calculations at a proficiency level not lower than the Employability Skills WSQ Level 4 Workplace Numeracy (WPN)

16 years and above


Students who successfully completed and pass all assessments shall be awarded a Statement of Attainment from SSG.

Students will need to achieve a minimum attendance rate of 75%.

Mode of Delivery

Practical and Assessment

Course Fee

$2942.50 (inclusive of GST)

Miscellaneous Fees

Make-up Session - $10.70 (inclusive of GST)

Appeal & Re-assessment - $21.40 (inclusive of GST)


13 Day(s) (104 Hrs)

Full Time: 1 Month
Part Time: 2 Months

Teacher : Students Ratio


Minimum Number to Start Class

Minimum 8 pax to start the class

Nett Fee after SSG’s Course Fee Funding

Funding Validity Period: 01 Jan 2022 to 04 Aug 2022

Singapore Citizens (SCs), Permanent Residents (PRs) and Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders * Up to 50% of course fees $ 1567.50
Inclusive of GST
SCs aged ≥ 40 years old (SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy) Up to 70% of course fees $ 1017.50
Inclusive of GST
SMEs (Enhanced Training Support for SMEs)

 * Self-sponsored individuals must be at least 21 years old.

 #Absentee payroll support in addition to course fee funding available for employer-sponsored candidates.
 *Terms and conditions applies to all types of SSG fundings. More details at www.tpgateway.gov.sg