Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge in grinding, brewing, preparing and serving exquisite coffee from various parts of the world.

Upon completion of which, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) in WSQ Non-Alcoholic Beverage Preparation 3 (FSS-FBS-3016-1.1)

Course reference number: TGS-2022012920

Coffee Appreciation 01-02

It is a SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) accredited programme, upon completion of which, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) in WSQ Non-Alcoholic Beverage Preparation 3 (FSS-FBS-3016-1.1)

This programme aims to equip food professionals of both retail and non-retail food establishments with the knowledge and application to prepare non-standard beverages using customised beverage preparation techniques.

The objectives of the programme are as follows:

  • To equip participants with the application skills to prepare specialty coffee.

  • To enable participants to apply the learned skills to the workplace.

This programme trains and assesses participants on the mandatory requirements which include personal hygiene and specialty coffee preparations.

  • Origins and characteristics of non-standard beverages and ingredients from different regions.
  • Traditional flavouring ingredients are used in non-standard beverages.
  • Types of drinkware for serving standard beverages.
  • Prepare tools and equipment needed.

2 Alternate Sundays
Duration: 12 hours (including e-learning off campus)

Date Delivery Mode & Time

5-19  November 2023

9am - 2pm

  • Demo & Hands-on: 6 hours
  • Asynchronous E-learning (Self Study): 3 hours
  • Assessment: 3 hours


2 days (12 hours)

Specialty Coffee Knowledge

(wef 1 January 2023)

Singaporean/SPR/LTVP+    (SME-sponsored)

(Non SME-sponsored)

(Self-sponsored 21-year-old)
(Non SME-sponsored)
International Student
Programme Fee SGD 495.00 SGD 495.00 SGD 495.00 SGD 495.00
Application Fee (Non-Refundable) SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00
Total Fees Payable SGD 515.00 SGD 515.00 SGD 515.00 SGD 515.00
GST (8%) SGD 41.20 SGD 41.20 SGD 41.20 SGD 41.20
SSG Funding * (SGD 346.50) (SGD 346.50) (SGD 247.50) -
Net Fees Payable SGD 209.70 SGD 209.70 SGD 308.70 SGD 556.20
  • Prices are subject to change
  • Funding validity period is up to 10 April 2024
  • This is a SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) eligible programme (for self-sponsored only)
  • This is an absentee payroll eligible programme (for company-sponsored only)
  • 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
  • * Application through TPGateway

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Funding – 50% Programme Fee
For all eligible Singaporeans, SPRs and Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holders.

Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) Funding – 70% Programme Fee
For eligible Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above. Visit for more information.

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs – 70% 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 and LTVP+ Holders trainees

Absentee Payroll*


Absentee Payroll at $4.50 per hour

 SGD 54.00

*Application through Enterprise Portal for Jobs & Skills. Maximum cap of $100,000 AP Funding 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. 

Visit Enterprise Portal for Jobs & Skills for more information.

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

  • Enrolment is subject to availability and incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • Programme contents and all prices are subject to change.
  • 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.
  • 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 with 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.

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)

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 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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