LIQUIDS 101 - DISCOVER THE WORLD OF WINE

Enter the professional world of wine and learn the systematic way to taste, describe, evaluate and recommend wines in marketable ways. Gain the skills and knowledge on providing wine service, as well as wine and food pairing.

 

Course reference no: CRS-Q-0041023-FSS


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3 Consecutive Saturdays, 8.30am - 2.30pm

  • 12, 19 & 26 September 2020 (FULL)

  • 10, 17 & 24 October 2020 (FULL)

  • 21, 28 November, & 5 December 2020 - Christmas Special

The course aims to equip and train beverage professionals with a systemic way to taste, describe, evaluate and recommend wine in market-able ways. They will gain knowledge and application skills in providing wine services, as well as wine and food pairings, and be able to apply them to the workplace.

It is a SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) accredited program where, upon completion, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) in WSQ Prepare and Serve Wines.

  1. Describe basic factors affecting wine style, flavour and quality.

  2. List major international grape varietals and their characteristics.

  3. Apply basic techniques to taste, examine and evaluate wine.

  4. Describe guidelines for pairing wine with food.

  5. Present, open, decant and serve different types of wine.

WSQ Prepare and Serve Wines

Singaporeans/SPRs 

International Students
Programme Fee SGD 1,000.00 SGD 1,000.00
SSG Funding SGD (900.00) -
Application Fee (Non-refundable) SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00
Total Fees Payable SGD 120.00 SGD 1,020.00
GST (7%) SGD 8.40 SGD 71.40
Net Fees Payable SGD 128.40 SGD 1,091.40

- Prices are subject to change.

- SSG Funding up to 90% programme fee is for all eligible Singaporeans and SPRs. Funding validity period is up to 31 Dec 2020.

- This is a SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) eligible programme.

- Application fee is non-refundable.

Only applicable for Singaporean and Singapore PR trainees

Additional Funding* 

Self-Sponsored   

WSS Scheme**

Company-Sponsored

WSS Scheme**

Company-Sponsored

SME

Company-Sponsored

Non-SME 

Training Allowance at $6 per hour, capped at 180 hours per WSS Eligibility Year 

 SGD 144.00   -  -  -

Enhanced Absentee Payroll, capped at $10 per hour (Valid till 31 Dec 2020) 

 -  SGD 240.00   SGD 240.00   SGD 240.00 

Absentee Payroll, capped at $7.50 and $4.50 per hour for SME and Non-SME respectively 

 -   SGD 227.28   SGD 180.00   SGD 108.00 


*Application through SkillsConnect / new Training Grants system.
** The Workfare Skills Support Scheme (WSS) replaces the Workfare Training Support Scheme (WTS) with effect from 1 July 2020.

Workfare Skills Support (WSS) Scheme 

  • For employed Singaporeans aged 35 years old and above and earn a monthly income of not more than SGD2,300.
  • Eligible individuals may receive Training Commitment Award; Training Allowance (for self-sponsored only).
  • Company sponsored gets Absentee Payroll up to 95% of trainee hourly basic salary.
  • Visit wsg.gov.sg for more information.


Absentee Payroll (AP) Funding 
A grant to help employers defray the manpower costs incurred when they send their employees for certifiable skill training during working hours. 
Visit skillsconnect.gov.sg for more information. 

 

SSG Programme Fee Funding

Enjoy up to 80% SSG programme fee funding for all Singaporeans and SPRs who are eligible for our WSQ Continuing Education Modular (CEM) programmes.

 

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs – up to 90% Programme Fee Funding

Eligible for SMEs that meet all of the following criteria:

  1. SME must be 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 $100 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

 

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 Continuing Education Modular (CEM) programmes.

 

Workfare Training Support (WTS) Funding - Up to 95% Programme Fee Funding
Effective from 1 January 2019, WTS Funding is capped at SGD 26.50 per hour and SGD 53.00 per hour for Non-PMET and PMET Level of Training, accordingly.

Eligible for:

  • Singaporeans who are eligible for our WSQ Continuing Education Modular (CEM) 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 (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

  • Secondary Education (Secondary 2) or WPLN Level 4.
  • Be able to speak, read and write English
  • 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 (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.

 

Note:

  • 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)  
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. Alternatively, we accept NETs, local cheque for local applicants; bank drafts and telegraphic transfers for international applicants. The details are as follows:

Beneficiary: At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy Pte Ltd
Bank: United Overseas Bank Limited
Branch: South Bridge Road
Bank code: 7375
Branch Code: 343
Account No: 934-342-2489
SWIFT Code: UOVBSGSG

 

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 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 SS(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.