CAKES AND PASTRIES MAKING 101

CAKES AND PASTRIES MAKING 101

Funded
Course Duration
24.0 hr(s)
Mode of Assessment

There will be a compulsory 2 modes of assessment consisting of a total of 30 minutes written assessment and 150 minutes practical assessment.

Who Should Attend
  • Baking lovers and public who might be keen on upskilling and joining the F&B industry.
  • Public who wishes to develop skillset in bakery.
  • An aspiring or new baker who wishes to attain the technical skills required for a bakery business.

Course Overview

This course is targeted for the public to learn how to make basic cakes and tarts. The programme will build their knowledge about the basics of cakes and pastries making. Learners will learn the essential skills such as usage of equipment, methods, and ingredients to the creation of a product. It is designed for a participant who has the interest to refresh or learn more about cakes and pastries making. The course will also promote opportunities for the public to pursue a career in the Food Service industry.

Cakes and pastries covered:

  • Muffin
  • Cheesecake
  • Chiffon
  • Swiss roll
  • Savoury quiche
  • Fruit flans
  • Cookies

Course Schedule

Next available schedule

Course Objectives

Successful candidates will be able to:

  • Apply baking tools, equipment, and methods in preparing foundation cakes.
  • Handle types of knifes and ingredients to prepare various pastry bases for sweet and savory applications.
  • Prepare premixes, frozen and bake-off products for bases and fillings.
  • Apply methods to store finished products and reinstate of workstations.

Pre-requisites

Prior to attending this course, learner should be able:

  • To read and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to ES WSQ level 3.
  • Communicate information effectively and work in a team.
  • Plan and organise resources and activities to complete work activities within specific timeframes.
  • A basic understanding of baking equipment and ingredients.

Course Outline

Learning Unit 1 – Prepare to bake cakes and pastries

Learning Unit 2 – Apply baking methods for pastries

Learning Unit 3 – Apply baking methods with use of pre-mix, frozen and backoff products

Learning Unit 4 – Check pastry products and workstations

Additional Details

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Instructor-Led Class

Trainer: Trainee Ratio is 1: 8

Price:

For Classes commencing until 31st Dec 2021

 

Individual Sponsored

Company Sponsored

Non-SME

SME

Before GST

With GST

Before GST

With GST

Before GST

With GST

Full Course Fee (For International Students)

$850.00 

$909.50  

$850.00 

$909.50  

$850.00 

$909.50  

For Singapore Citizens and PRs

 $442.00

$501.50 

 $442.00

$501.50 

 $250.00

$309.50 

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

 $250.00

$309.50 

 $250.00

$309.50 

 $250.00

$309.50 

 

For Classes commencing on or after 1st Jan 2022

 

Individual Sponsored

Company Sponsored

 

Non-SME

SME

Before GST

With GST

Before GST

With GST

Before GST

With GST

For International Students (Full Course Fee)

$850.00 

$909.50  

$850.00 

$909.50  

$850.00 

$909.50  

For Singapore Citizens and PRs

$425.00 

$484.50 

$425.00 

$484.50 

$255.00 

$314.50 

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

$255.00 

$314.50 

$255.00 

$314.50 

$255.00 

$314.50 

 

 

Funding Eligibility Criteria:

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competency
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from trainee if he/she did not meet the eligibility criteria
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competency
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from the employer if trainee did not meet the eligibility criteria

 

Remarks:

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

SkillsFuture Credit:

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding

 

PSEA:

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) funds to offset course fee payable after funding

 

UTAP:

  • NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

Absentee Payroll (AP) Funding:

  • $4.50 per hour, capped at $100,000 per enterprise per calendar year
  • AP funding will be computed based on the actual number of training hours attended by the trainee
  • Note: Courses / Modules under Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) will not be eligible for AP funding claim.

 

Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

 

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.

 

 

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