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DIPLOMA IN CULINARY ARTS

Ideal for: Aspiring chefs with a passion for cooking and service, a motivation to excel and dreams of a global career in fine dining. Graduates may progress to degree courses by our Partner Universities.

 

Upon completion, graduate is awarded with a full qualification in Diploma in Culinary Arts, awarded by At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy.

 

$2500 - $5000 *Scholarship for 2022 Intakes available.

 

*Terms and Conditions apply.

 

 


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DIPLOMA IN CULINARY ARTS
  • 28 February 2022
  • 30 May 2022
  • 29 August 2022
  • 28 November 2022

 

Up to 18 months

Eastern and Western Cuisine

With a unique Study and Work pedagogy, this diploma allows you to go on a experiential journey during which you will learn a wide range of cooking techniques – from the fundamentals to the advanced of Eastern and Western cuisines. You will also take part in an enriching apprenticeship programme working in established hotels and restaurants (both Asian and Western) that will groom you for the vibrant F&B industry during your course of study.

 

The programme content of this diploma follows the Enhanced Food and Beverage Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) Framework, Culinary Arts progression track by the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

 

Study and Work

Term 1 comprises full day classroom learning and hands-on practicum in At-Sunrice. There is no allowance in Term 1.

 

Term 2 and Term 3 consist of 1-week classroom learning (study) and 2-weeks apprenticeship (work) rotation. Students apprentice either at one Asian or one Western restaurant for a period of 6 months.

 

Term 4 comprises full day classroom learning and hands-on practicum in At-Sunrice.

 

Term 5 comprises of 6 months Singapore Industrial Attachment (SIA) or Overseas Industrial Attachment (OIA). International students may choose to do their industrial attachment in their home country via Own Country Industrial Attachment (OCIA).

 

Work Allowances

All students receive $1000 a month for apprenticeship and SIA allowances.

Term 1

Follow Food & Beverage Safety and Hygiene Policies and Procedures

Maintain Safe and Secure Working Environment

Maintain Food & Beverage Production Environment

Prepare Equipments and Ingredients

Demonstrate Basic Knife skills

Prepare Spices, Seasonings and Marinades

Prepare Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts and Mushrooms

Maintain Quality Control Procedures

Prepare Basic Indian Breads

Prepare Basic Breads

Make Muffins and Scones

Prepare Meat and Poultry for Cooking-

Prepare Fish and Seafood for Cooking

Demonstrate Basic Dry Heat Cooking Methods

Demonstrate Basic Moist Heat Cooking Methods

Prepare Basic Western Stocks and Soups

Prepare Western Foundation Sauces

Prepare Cold Plates and Garnishes

Prepare Pasta

Solve Problems and Make Decisions at operations Level

Cultivate a Productivity and Innovative Mind-set

Interact and Serve F&B Customers

 

Term 2

Facilitate Effective Communication and Engagement at the Workplace

Supervise Quality Procedures

Maintain Workplace Safety and Health Policies and Procedures

Demonstrate Advanced Moist Heat Cooking Techniques

Establish Relationships for Customer Confidence

Facilitate Effective Work Teams

Prepare Sandwiches

Prepare Singapore Heritage Dishes

 

Term 3

Understand Nutritional Knowledge and Dietary Requirements

Demonstrate Sous Vide Method

Prepare Advanced Chinese Noodle Dishes

Prepare Advanced Chinese Soup/Broth Dishes

Prepare Advanced Chinese Rice Dishes

Prepare Advanced Chinese Stir Fried Dishes

Prepare Advanced Dim Sum Dishes

Conduct Staff Performance Assessment Process-

Develop and Implement Budget

Develop Menu

 

Term 4

Manage Crisis Situations

Solve Problems and Make Decisions at Managerial Level

Lead Workplace Communication and Engagement

Implement Site/Outlet and Equipments Maintenance Plan

Supervise Food Production-

Maintain Inventories

Administer Purchasing and Receiving Procedures

Maintain Displays

Make Hot and Cold Desserts

Prepare and Serve Wines

Prepare and Serve Alcoholic Beverage

Produce La Mien and La Mien Dishes

Apply Sensory Analysis to Food & Beverage Preparation and Presentation

Use Herbs & Spices in Various Cuisine Preparation and Presentation

Prepare Herb & Spice Blends of Various Cuisines-

Prepare Various Types of Cuisines

 

Term 5

  • OIA/SIA

 

Diploma in Culinary Arts 

Singaporeans / SPRs

International Students 

Programme Fee 

29,150.00

31,150.00

Starter Kit

1,445.00

1,445.00

Admin Fee  

500.00 

700.00

Medical Insurance

SGD 90.00 

SGD 90.00 

Fee Protection Scheme 

SGD 218.30

SGD 233.70

 

SGD 31,403.30

SGD 33,618.70

GST (7%)

SGD 2,198.23

SGD 2,353.31

Net Fees Payable 

SGD 33,601.53

SGD 35,972.01

  • Prices are subject to change.
  • $107 Application fee (non-refundable) is due upon submission of application form
  • Starter Kit includes Knife & Tool Set, Textbooks, Student Uniform Set (2 sets of uniform, 1 pair of safety shoes, 2 aprons and 2 kitchen towels)

SkillsFuture Study Awards
SGD5,000 Study Awards for early and mid-career Singaporeans who are committed to developing and deepening their skills and have relevant working experience in Food Services sector.
Visit skillsfuture.sg for more information.

At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy is partnering with these financial institutions:

POSB Further Study Assist 

  • Lower interest rates of 4.38% p.a. with 2.5% processing fee
  • Flexible repayment period up to 10 years that best suit your needs
  • Visit posb.com.sg for more information

 

OCBC FRANK Education Loan

  • Low interest rate of 4.5% per year
  • Three flexible repayment options
  • Visit frankbyocbc.com for more information
  1. Passion for Culinary Arts 
  2. Min 17 years old
  3. At least 1 week industry experience in any F&B establishments 
  4. At least 3 GCE 'N' Level credits (including English) or WPLN Level 5
  5. Basic computer skills
  6. Possess leadership qualities, artistic and discipline.
  7. Required to undergo an interview and online profile test.

Singaporean / Singapore PR Applicants:

  • A Polytechnic Diploma / ITE certificate or equivalent in the relevant field of study
  • Completed / Exempted from National Service (For Singaporean Males only)

International Applicants:

  • A diploma or equivalent in the relevant field of study
  • IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL (internet-based total) 46-59 / WPLN Level 5 if the medium of course instructions are not in English for highest qualification attained

 

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The following items are compulsory and must be purchased before commencement of programme:
    • Medical Insurance,
    • Fee Protection Scheme.
  • Food items from all practical session 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.
  • Students are required to meet the following criteria in order to obtain their relevant certificates: 

a. Minimum attendance of 90% and above;

b. Pass all assessments required by the programme; 

c. Abide to the student code of conduct.

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

International Applicant

Singaporean/SPR Applicant

Copy of Passport

Copy of NRIC (front & back)

Recent Passport-sized colour photograph (taken against plain white background)

Copy of highest educational qualification (Certificate / Transcript) & Official Translation (if not in English)

Copy of highest educational qualification (Certificate / Transcript) & Official Translation (if not in English)

NS Certificate of service completion and transcript (for male applicants only) 

Resume / Curriculum Vitae (with names & contact info of at least 2 Referees) (please click here for the template)

Resume / Curriculum Vitae (with names & contact info of at least 2 Referees) (please click here for the template)

Student Pass Form (please click here for the form

 

Birth certificate and translation (if not in English)

 

Proof of financial support

 

 

 


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. Pay online by credit/debit card for the Application Fee only. 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. Complete the online Talent/Personality Test in the Online Application.

5. We will contact the shortlisted applicant within 7 working days for an interview either face-to-face or via webcam if you are an international applicant.

6. After the interview, your application will be submitted to the Admission Board for review. We will notify you within 3 weeks via email.

7. For successful applicants:

International and Local Student 

  • At-Sunrice will courier the original copy of the Advisory Note, Letter of Acceptance (LOA) and Student’s Contract to your home address.
  • At-Sunrice will apply for a Student Pass from the Immigration and Checkpoint Authority of Singapore (ICA).
  • In accordance to ICA regulations, the Student Pass application can only be processed 2 months prior to the programme commencement.

8. Please be advised that the nett fees payable has to be made in two instalments. The first payment should be made within 10 working days upon signing of the Letter of Acceptance (LOA) & student contract or before course commencement date, whichever is earlier. The second payment should be made 9 months after course commencement. Payment will not be accepted before the signing of LOA & student contract. 

9. 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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