Make Tarts and Short-Crust Pastries is a 24-hour WSQ programme where participants learn the knowledge and application skills to prepare and bake tarts and short crust pastries using various techniques and be able to apply them to workplace.

Course Reference Number: TGS2022015140

Upon completion of which, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) in WSQ Pastry Preparation (Level 1)

Lemon Meringue 04

This WSQ modular programme introduces candidates to the knowledge and application skills in preparing tarts and short-crust pastries. Topics of study include methods of preparing tarts and short-crust pastries, principles of baking, and techniques for rolling out, folding, shaping, and cutting doughs.


At the end of the programme, participants should be able to:

• Demonstrate the skills required to prepare and bake short-crust pastries using various techniques.

• Identify quality characteristics of short-crust pastries, filings, icings, and glazes of tarts and short-crust products.

• Bake and finish various tarts and short-crust pastries, apply piping, baking, and finishing techniques to create fine tarts.

Following is the list of recipes* covered in this class:

  • Spanakopita (demo & hands-on)
  • Chocolate Flan Parisienne (demo & hands-on)
  • Rough Puff Pastry (demo only)
  • Chicken Pie  (demo only)
  • Fine Apple Tart (demo & hands-on)
  • Baked Mirabelle Tart (demo & hands-on)
  • Lemon Meringue (demo & hands-on)
  • Fresh Fruit Tarts (demo & hands-on)

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

4 Days (24 hours including e-learning)


Make Tarts and Short-Crust Pastries (Classroom & Asynchronous e-Learning)

4 Consecutive Weekdays

Duration: 24 hours (including e-learning)

Date Delivery Mode & Time

5-8 December 2023

12-15 December 2023


  • Lecture and Practical (Demo and Hands-on): Day 1, 2pm - 7pm
  • Practical (Demo and Hands-on): Day 2, 2pm - 7pm
  • Practical & Assessment: Day 3, 2pm - 7pm
  • Asynchronous E-learning (Self-study): 4 hours


*Dates are subject to change

Make Tarts and Short-Crust Pastries

(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 990.00 SGD 990.00 SGD 990.00 SGD 990.00
Application Fee (Non-Refundable) SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00
Total Fees Payable SGD 1,010.00 SGD 1,010.00 SGD 1,010.00 SGD 1,010.00
GST (8%) SGD 80.80 SGD 80.80 SGD 80.80 SGD 80.80
SSG Funding * (SGD 693.00) (SGD 693.00) (SGD 495.00) -
Net Fees Payable SGD 397.80 SGD 397.80 SGD 595.80 SGD 1,090.80
  • Prices are subject to change
  • Funding validity period is up to 15 Aug 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, LTVP+ Holder trainees

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

*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.
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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/pastel-collared shirt/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 headgear 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.


  • 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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