Note-by-Note cuisine is a style of cooking that replaces traditional ingredients such as meat and vegetables with their composite compounds. The process can feed more people, prevent food spoilage and save energy.


The Note-by-Note Cooking (Foundation) course is the first of a series of courses targeted at chefs, food manufacturers, food scientists, farmers, school teachers, and anyone seriously wish to activate Sustainability with No Waste.


Upon completion, graduate is awarded with a Statement of Attainment in WSQ Innovate with New Culinary Ingredients.

Course reference number: CRS-Q-0039735-FSS

  • 20 - 24 April
  • 11 - 15 May 2020
  • 8 - 12 June 2020
  • 20 - 24 July 2020
  • 10 - 14 August 2020
  • 21 - 25 September 2020
  • 12 - 16 October 2020
  • 23 - 27 November 2020

*Dates are subject to change

5 Days; 8:30am - 2:30pm daily

After completing this course, the learner will be able to innovate with new culinary ingredients i.e. possess the ability to explore and innovate with new culinary ingredients in food preparation / production. The learner will also possess understanding of the characteristics of new ingredients, the use of new ingredients as possible substitutions, adjustment of food preparation techniques and consumer acceptance. 

Note-by-Note Cooking (Foundation) Singaporeans
(with WTS Funding)
≥21 years old) 
International Students
Programme Fee SGD 3,500.00 SGD 3,500.00 SGD 3,500.00 SGD 3,500.00
SSG Funding SGD (3,150.00) SGD (3,150.00) SGD (3,150.00) -
Application Fee (Non-Refundable) SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00
Total Fees Payable SGD 370.00 SGD 370.00 SGD 370.00 SGD 3,520.00
GST (7%) SGD 25.90 SGD 25.90 SGD 25.90 SGD 246.40
WTS Funding SGD (175.00) - - -
Net Fees Payable SGD 220.90 SGD 395.90 SGD 395.90 SGD 3,766.40
Absentee Payroll Funding, up to the following amount SGD 284.10 SGD 225.00 SGD 135.00 -

SSG Programme Fee Funding

Enjoy up to 90% 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 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


Workfare Training Support (WTS) Funding - Up to 95% Programme Fee Funding

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 SGD2,000.


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 for more information.


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 ( to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

  • Be able to speak, read and write English.
  • At least 16 years old.
  • 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.



  • 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


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.