WSQ Dim Sum Dishes is a 24-hour modular programme, on completion of which, the participants will have the fundamental knowledge and application skills in making Dim Sum Dishes and be able to apply them to the workplace.

Course Reference Number: TGS-2023035896

Upon completion of which, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) in WSQ Chinese Moist-Heat Dish Preparation and Cooking (Level 3).



The Dim Sum Dishes course will enable the participants to gain valuable knowledge and skills related to the preparation of dim sum dishes. They will learn the importance of consistency when preparing these dishes, ensuring that each creation is of the highest quality. The course will cover various methods, such as the trim test, drained weight test, and shrinkage test, which allow participants to assess the quality and readiness of their dishes accurately. Participants will also explore how to select suitable dim sum dishes based on the types of events and the specific profiles of their customers, considering factors such as taste preferences and dietary restrictions. The course will provide insights into the preparation time needed for dim sum dishes, enabling them to plan and execute their cooking processes efficiently. Moreover, they will learn about food restrictions and special requirements that may arise when preparing dim sum dishes, ensuring they can accommodate diverse dietary needs and preferences. By the end of the course, participants will possess a comprehensive understanding of dim sum dishes, empowering them to create delectable and culturally authentic dim sum dishes while meeting the unique needs of their customers.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Inspect consistency in preparing dim sum dishes.
  • Conduct trim tests, drained weight tests and shrinkage tests to ensure quality consistency in dim sum dishes.
  • Provide improvement suggestions on dish preparation.
  • Prepare complex dim sum dishes using a combination of cooking techniques.
  • Plate complex dim sum dishes finely.
  • Curate dim sum dishes based on types of events and profiles of customers.
  • Coordinate different food items to be ready within the allocated time.
  • Cater to special cultural and dietary needs for dim sum dishes.

Following is the list of recipes* covered in this class paired with Pu'er tea / Jasmine tea /Tieguanyin tea.

  • Potstickers
  • Steamed Vegetable Dumplings
  • Spareribs with Black Bean Sauce
  • Cantonese Wontons with Minced Chicken
  • Deep-fried Taro with Prawn Dumplings
  • Cantonese Siu Mai
  • Char Siew Bun

*The academy reserves the right to change the recipes without prior notice.


4 consecutive days (24 hours)


Dim Sum Dishes

4 Consecutive Days

Duration: : 24hours

Date Delivery Mode & Time

To be Advised

Time: 2:30 pm to 8:30 pm

WSQ Dim Sum Dishes


Singaporean/SPR/LTVP+    (SME-sponsored)

(Non SME-sponsored)

(Non SME-sponsored)
International Student
Programme Fee SGD 1,060.00 SGD 1,060.00 SGD 1,060.00 SGD 1,060.00
SSG Funding (SGD 742.00) (SGD 742.00) (SGD 742.00) -
Application Fee (Non-Refundable) SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00
Total Fees Payable SGD 338.00 SGD 338.00 SGD 338.00 SGD 1,080.00
GST (8%) SGD 27.04 SGD 27.04 SGD 27.04 SGD 86.40
Enhanced Subsidy (SGD 212.00) (SGD 212.00) - -
Net Fees Payable SGD 153.04 SGD 153.04 SGD 365.04 SGD 1,166.40
  • Prices are subject to change
  • Funding validity period is up to 31 May 2025
  • This is a SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) eligible programme (for self-sponsored only)
  • This is an absentee payroll and SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC) eligible programme (for company-sponsored only)
  • This is a Workfare Skills Support (WSS) Scheme eligible programme
  • Application fee is non-refundable
  • Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) funding support took effect from 1 Oct 2021, LTVP+ holders can be identified with their green visit pass cards, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Funding – 70% Programme Fee
For all eligible Singaporeans, SPRs and Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holders.

Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) Funding – 90% Programme Fee
For eligible Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above. Visit for more information.

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs – 90% programme fee
For SMEs that meet all of the following criteria:

1. Registered or incorporated in Singapore
2. At least 30% local shareholding by Singaporeans or SPRs
3. Employment size of not more than 200 (at group level) or with annual sales turnover (at group level) of not more than SGD100 million
4. Trainees must be hired in accordance with the Employment Act and fully sponsored by their employers for the course
5. Trainees must be Singaporeans or SPRs or LTVP+ Holders

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Only applicable for Singaporean, Singapore PR, LTVP+ Holder trainees

Absentee Payroll* Company-sponsored
Absentee Payroll at $4.50 per hour SGD 108.00

*Application through Enterprise Portal for Jobs & Skills. Capped at $100,000 per calendar year for each organisation.


Absentee Payroll (AP) Funding
A grant to help employers defray the manpower costs incurred when they send their employees for training courses funded by SSG. 
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a. Be able to speak, read and write English

b. At least 16 years old or 18 years old for modules with alcohol/spirit modules

  • Enrolment is subject to availability and incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • The programme is conducted in English and proficiency in the language is a requirement.
  • Programme contents and all prices are subject to change.
  • Required Attire:
    - White-collared shirt, white blouse(No see-through, sleeveless, revealing, designs or patterns)
    - Black Pants (No jeans, leggings, jogging or cargo pants)
    - Black covered shoes (No slippers, high heels or sports shoes)
    - As per the Academy's grooming policy, hair/ head accessories such as caps, hats or any other headgears are not allowed.
  • Failure to comply to grooming standards will result in non-participation.
  • Trainee who chooses to drop out prior to successful completion will be requested to pay the programme fees in full and will not be entitled to any SOAs or certificates.
  • All participants have to be fully vaccinated to join this programme.


  • Food items from all Practical classes shall be consumed in the Academy, either during lunch or dinner time.
  • For food safety purposes, food items are not allowed to be taken home for consumption. 

1. Please ensure that all documents listed below are duly prepared:

International Applicant       Singaporean/SPR Applicant 
Copy of Passport and Work Pass (front and back) Copy of NRIC (front & back)
Company letter (if you are sponsored by company, signature required) Company letter (if you are sponsored by company, signature required)

2. Click here to apply. Please allow approximately 10 minutes for the online application and ensure all documents are duly completed and submitted online. Any incomplete application will not be processed.

3. Application Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. Confirmation of seats is on a first come first serve basis with full payment received via online debit / credit card/PayNow.

4. For successful applicants, we will email a Confirmation of Acceptance before the commencement of the programme.

5. Please be advised that full payment of the administration fee and programme fee has to be made before class commencement.

6. Training Quality and Outcomes Measurement Survey (TRAQOM) by SkillsFuture Singapore

SSG will conduct the two post-course evaluation surveys in the following manner:

  • The Quality Survey will be conducted after the course end date through an electronic survey. The survey will be emailed to the trainee through SSG’s central survey system.
  • The Outcomes Survey will be administered once a year through a contracted vendor. The survey will be sent to shortlisted trainees who have completed their full qualification course(s) or CU(s).
  • Trainee is to provide your personal email and phone number for SSG to conduct the surveys.
  • All corporate companies registering their staff for training are to avoid using centralized corporate email and have to use their staff email and phone number for SSG to conduct the surveys.

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