DIPLOMA IN CULINARY ARTS

An 18-month diploma programme for aspiring chefs to gain mastery of Eastern and Western cuisines, techniques, herbs and spices through our unique Study and Work pedagogy. With a 6-month Industrial Attachment integrated into the curriculum in the final term, students can put their passion and learnt skills to work at some of our top international and local F&B partners.

Upon graduation, students will receive a Diploma by At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy and can go on to progress to a degree pathway with prestigious culinary institutes in 5 countries.

 

Scholarships of up to $10,000 available for 2021 intakes.


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Programme Start Dates:

  • 2 Aug 2021
  • 6 Sep 2021
  • 25 Oct 2021
  • 6 Dec 2021

Scholarships available for these intakes

Up to 18 months

Eastern and Western Cuisine

With a unique Study & Work pedagogy, this diploma allows you to go on an experiential journey during which you will learn a wide range of cooking techniques - from the fundamentals to the advanced of Eastern & 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. 

Study and Work
Term 1 comprises full day classroom learning and hands-on practicum in At-Sunrice.

Term 2 and Term 3 consists of 1-week classroom learning (study) and 2-week 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 consists 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).

 

  Singaporeans/SPRs International Students
Programme Fee SGD 29,150.00 SGD 29,150.00
Starter Kit SGD 1,445.00 SGD 1,445.00
Admin Fee SGD 500.00 SGD 700.00
Medical Insurance SGD 90.00 SGD 90.00
Fee Protection Scheme SGD 218.30 SGD 219.70
  SGD 31,403.30 SGD 31,604.70
GST (7%) SGD 2,198.23 SGD 2,212.33
Net Fees Payable  SGD 33,601.53 SGD 33,817.03
Payment Schedules
Upon signing of Student Contract SGD 10,080.46 SGD 22,319.24
3 months after programme commencement SGD 10,080.46 -
6 months after programme commencement SGD 6,720.31 -
9 months after programme commencement SGD 6,720.30 SGD 11,497.79
Net Fees Payable SGD 33,601.53 SGD 33,817.03

 

- 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)

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.

  • Passion for Culinary Arts 
  • At least 17 years old
  • At least 1 week industry experience in any F&B establishments
  • Basic computer skills
  • Possess leadership qualities, artistic and disciplined
  • Required to undergo an interview and online profile test

Singaporean/Singapore PR Applicants:

  • At least 3 GCE 'N' Level credits (including English) or WPLN Level 5
  • Completed/Exempted from National Service (For Singaporean Males only)

International Applicants:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • IELTS 5.5/TOEFL (internet based total) 46-59/WPLN Level 5
  • 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.
  • Basic computer skill is essential, and students should have personal computer for online lessons, assignments and assessment.
  • Programme contents and all prices are subject to change.
  • Students who drop out are required to pay the programme fees in full and will not receive any Diploma certification.
  • 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 diploma qualification from At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy.

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 highest educational qualification (Certificate/Transcript) & Official Translation (if not in English)
Recent Passport-sized colour photograph (taken against plain white background) NS Certificate of service completion and transcript (for male applicants only)
Copy of highest educational qualification (Certificate/Transcript) & Official Translation (if not in English) 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.

4. 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.

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

6. For successful applicants:

  • Applicants will receive a copy of the Advisory Note, Letter of Acceptance (LOA), Standard PEI Student Contract (Student Contract) and Student Grooming Standard via email.
  • For international applicants, At-Sunrice will apply for a Student Pass from the Immigration and Checkpoint of Singapore (ICA). In accordance to ICA regulations, the Student Pass application can only be processed 2 months prior to the programme commencement.

7. Net fees payable  to be paid according to the payment schedules in Student Contract and its addenda (when applicable). The first payment to be made upon signing of the Student Contract. Payment will not be accepted before the signing of Student Contract.