Diploma in Pastry and Bakery

Provided by At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy


Course introduction

Introduction


Ideal for: Aspiring chefs with a passion for breads and pastries, a motivation to excel and dreams of a global career in intricate pastry work. Graduates may progress to degree courses by Johnson & Wales University (USA).
*Upon completion, graduate is awarded with a full qualification in WSQ Diploma in Food Services (Pastry & Baking).
Course reference number: CRS-Q-0036653-MF



Area of Studies


Term 1
• Follow Food and Beverage Safety and Hygiene Policies and Procedures
• Maintain Food and Beverage Production Environment
• Prepare Equipment and Ingredients
• Maintain Quality Control Procedures
• Demonstrate Baking Techniques, Mixing Methods and Piping Skills
• Make Cookies
• Prepare Basic Malay Desserts
• Prepare Basic Chinese Desserts
• Prepare Sweet and Savoury Fillings, Sauces and Creams
• Prepare Icing, Chocolate and Glazes
• Solve Problems and Make Decisions at Operations Level
• Cultivate a Productivity and Innovative Mind-set
• Make Tarts and Short-Crust Pastries
• Make Basic Cakes
• Interact and Serve Food and Beverage Customers

Term 2
• Prepare Advanced Cakes
• Faciliate Effective Work Teams
• Establish Relationships for Customer Confidence
• Facilitate Effective Communication and Engagement at the Workplace
• Supervise Quality Procedures
• Understand Nutritional Knowledge and Dietary Requirements
• Bake for Health

Term 3
• Supervise Food Production
• Administer Purchasing and Receiving Procedures
• Maintain Inventories
• Make Café Style Breads
• Make Choux Pastries
• Make Puff Pastry Products
• Make Yeast-raised Pastries

Term 4
• Bake Artisan and Decorative Breads
• Solve Problems and Make Decisions at Managerial Level
• Manage Crisis Situations
• Make Hot and Cold Desserts
• Design Contemparary Plated Desserts
• Lead Workplace Communication and Engagement
• Conduct Staff Performance Assessment Process
• Maintain Displays
• Develop Menus
• Implement Site/Outlet and Equipment Maintenance Plans
• Prepare and Serve Wines
• Develop and Implement Budget
• Develop Ice Cream Recipes
• Prepare Advanced Confectionary
• Prepare Advanced Entremets and Tarts
• Prepare Macaroons
• Prepare Chocolate Decorations and Make Pralines
• Fabricate Chocolate Decorations
• SpiceOdyssey® Project (Non WSQ)

Term 5
• OIA / SIA






















 



Entry Requirements


• Passion for Pastry & Bakery
• At least 17 years old
• At least 1 week industry experience in any F&B establishments
• Possess leadership qualities, artistic and disciplined
• Required to undergo an interview and online profile test
• At-Sunrice graduates of WSQ CCA / CPB / CFBO / CBO with a minimum average grade of B and above
Singaporean / Singapore PR Applicants:
• At least 3 GCE 'N' Level credits (including English) or WPLN Level 5
• Completed / Exempted from National Service (For Singaporean Males only)
International Applicants:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL (internet based total) 46-59 / WPLN Level 5
 



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Intake dates 

  • 29 July 2019
  • 2 September 2019
  • 14 October 2019
  • 25 November 2019

Eastern and Western Pastry and Bakery
With a unique Study & Work pedagogy, you will have the opportunity to learn a wide range of baking techniques - from the fundamentals to the advanced of Eastern & Western cuisines. You will also take part in an enriching apprenticeship working in established pastry & bakery outlets that will groom you for the vibrant F&B industry. 
The Diploma programme content follows the Enhanced Food and Beverage WSQ Framework, Pastry and Bakery progression track by the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). 

Study and Work
  • Term 1 comprises full day classroom learning and hands-on practicum in At-Sunrice. There is no allowance in Term 1.
  • Term 2 and Term 3 consists of 1-week classroom learning (study) and 2-weeks apprenticeship (work) rotation. Students apprentice either at one Asian or one Western restaurant for a period of 6 months.
  • Term 4 comprises full day classroom learning and hands-on practicum in At-Sunrice.
  • Term 5 consists of 6 months Singapore Industrial Attachment (SIA) or Overseas Industrial Attachment (OIA). International students may choose to do their industrial attachment in their home country via Own Country Industrial Attachment (OCIA).

Work Allowances
All students receive S$800 a month for apprenticeship and SIA allowances. In addition, Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents receive 6 months training allowance for apprenticeship from SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

Duration
Up to 18 months
 



Fees & Funding


Funding / Grants
  • Skillsfuture Credit
  • Other grants: Workfare Training Support, Skillsfuture Study Awards, Skillsfuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

SSG Programme Fee Funding
Enjoy 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 - up to 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. 

 

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