Specialist Diploma in Food Entrepreneurship

Provided by At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy


Awarded by SkillsFuture Singapore

Course introduction


Ideal for: Aspiring entrepreneurs with a mindset to become successful in pursuing their entrepreneurial dream. This innovative course is part of the start-up lab initiative that will enable you to gain cross-disciplinary entrepreneurial skills beyond the food & beverage industry.
Course reference number: CRS-Q-0033776-MF

Area of Studies

• Foster Entrepreneurship
• Develop a Business Plan
• Foster Business Relationships and Organisational Diversity
• Lead Managers to Develop Organisational and Governance Strategies
• Manage Risk Across Business Units
• Innovate the Customer Experience
• Provide Suggestions for Modifications to Existing Processes

Entry Requirements

• Passion for entrepreneurship in F&B industry
• At least 19 years old
• At least 1 year industry experience in any F&B establishments and/or any of the 6 key disciplines of well-being, sustainability, tourism, do good, education and journalism
• Possess leadership qualities, artistic and disciplined
• Required to undergo a panel interview and online profile test
• At-Sunrice graduates of WSQ certificate/diploma programmes with a minimum average grade of B and above or equivalent
• Applicants need to submit a business plan
Singaporean / Singapore PR Applicants:
• A Polytechnic Diploma / ITE certificate or equivalent in the relevant field of study
• Completed / Exempted from National Service (For Singaporean Males only)
International Applicants:
• A diploma or equivalent in the relevant field of study
• IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL (internet-based total) 46-59 / WPLN Level 5 if the medium of course instructions are not in English for highest qualification attained

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Programme Duration:
6 months

Programme Dates:*

  • 2 September 2019
  • 11 November 2019

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.