Baking 101 - Tarts And Short Crust Pastry

At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy

Course introduction

After completing this programme, learners will have the requisite knowledge and application skills to make tarts and short-crust pastries and be able to apply them to the workplace.

This programme is developed under the new Skills Framework (SFw) for Food Services; a SkillsFuture initiative developed for the Singapore workforce to promote skills mastery and lifelong learning.

Course Pre-Requisites

  • Be able to speak, read and write English
  • At least 16 years old
  • Basic culinary experience

Target Audience

For anyone 16 years and above with basic culinary experience.

Course Outline

Learners will be taught:

  • Types and uses of baking tools and equipment
  • Types, characteristics, functions and quality indicators of baking ingredients
  • Types of fillings and toppings suited for different types of tarts and short-crust pastries
  • Recipes and methods of preparing different types of tart and short-crust pastry products
  • Importance of using correct ratio and proportion ingredients
  • Importance of sifting dry ingredients and resting dough
  • Importance of controlling temperature of butter
  • Techniques to shape dough for baking (including blindbaking)
  • Principles of baking tarts and short-crust pastries
  • Indicators of doneness
  • Methods to cool and store tart and short-crust pastry products
  • Quality characteristics of tart and short-crust pastry products
  • Common faults in tart and short-crust pastry products and how to prevent them
  • Food and Workplace Safety And Health (WSH) requirements
And be trained to:
  • Assemble baking tools and equipment
  • Prepare ingredients for making tarts and short-crust pastries
  • Prepare dough and fillings for baking
  • Bake dough
  • Cool, assemble and store tart and short-crust pastry products
  • Reinstate work station
Upon successful completion of training and passing of assessment for the programme:
  • Learners will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) for the Skill Standard “Make Tarts and Short-Crust Pastries”
  • The SOA will be issued by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)
Course Fees Details
  • The cost fees will depend on the participant’s profile.
  • Programme fee is $990
  • WTS Funding is given to Singaporeans above 35 years old, working and earning less than $2000. Net fee is $77.83
  • SME-sponsored for Singaporeans/SPRs net fees is $127.33
  • Self-sponsored for Singaporeans/SPRs ≥21 years old net fees is $127.33
  • For international students net fees is $1,080.70

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