Diploma in Baking & Patisserie

  • 25 Mar 2019
  • 23 Apr 2019
  • 23 May 2019
  • 21 Jun 2019
  • 19 Jul 2019
  • 20 Aug 2019
  • 17 Sep 2019
  • 15 Oct 2019
  • 13 Nov 2019
  • 11 Dec 2019

The course duration is 12 months (6 months of institutional training and 6 months of industrial attachment).

Class Period: Monday to Friday (Full-day classes)

The Diploma in Patisserie & Baking aims to equip students with underpinning knowledge, skills and competencies for chef positions like Pastry Chef, Head Baker, Assistant Pastry Chef, Pastry Cook, Baker, Assistant Pastry Cook and Assistant Baker in Patisserie & Baking in the food services industry. Students will learn to apply knowledge and skills to their jobs through learning in the classroom, training kitchen and the workplace in the form of a six-month industrial attachment. Students who have successfully completed the course shall evidence the required job competencies at levels.

  1. Introduction to Patisserie & Baking (20 days)
  2. Favourite Breads (20 days)
  3. Tempting Cakes (20 days)
  4. Sweet and Savoury Pastries (20 days)
  5. Quick Bakes (20 days)
  6. Asian Desserts (20 days)
  7. Industrial Attachment (6 mths)
Course Fees Breakdown Singaporeans/SPR/
International Students – SGD$
Fee Waiver Promotion – SGD$
Tuition Fee 17,800.00 17,800.00
Administrative Fee 250.00 Waived
Course Material Fee 500.00 Waived
Comprehensive Medical 500.00 500.00
Uniform 50.00 Waived
Industrial Attachment Placement Fee 300.00 Waived
Amount to be Protected 19,400.00 18,300.00
Application Fee 200.00 Waived
Fee Protection Scheme Fee 490.00 490.00
7% GST 1406.30 1315.30
Total Course Fee Payable SGD$ 21,496.30 SGD$ 20,105.30
No. of Installments 01 01
1. Each installment amount shall not exceed 12 months’ worth of fees for EduTrust certified PEIs.
2. Each installment after the first shall be collected within one week before the next payment scheduled.

Age: At least 17 years old

Academic: At least 3 subject passes with Grade C6 and above at GCE O-Level OR completed 11 years of formal education OR equivalent

English Proficiency: IELTS 4.5 or equivalent

The list of public holidays for 2019 is available on the Ministry of Manpower’s website (www.mom.gov.sg/employment-practices/public-holidays). 

Students must successfully complete all 6 classroom modules, the 6-month industrial attachment and all required assessments and assignments before they shall be awarded the Diploma in Patisserie & Baking by BITC.

International Students – refer to foreigners – who wish to pursue a full-time study in Singapore with BITC. You are required to apply for a Student Pass with the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA).

Step 1: Pre-Course Counselling And Evaluation

Singaporeans/SPR/International Students will go through BITC Student Enrolment Pre-Course Counselling Checklist & Acknowledgement Form with the Education Consultants/Business Development Managers/BITC’s approved Recruitment Agents who will explain the Programme details, Fee Protection Scheme, Refund Policy, Appeal procedures and other important information.

Singaporeans/SPR/International Students are required to submit the documents below for evaluation:

  • A duly completed BITC Registration Form
  • Clear copy of NRIC (front and back)for local students
  • Clear copy of valid travel document (First and Last page of Passport) for international students
  • Recent passport-sized photograph (white background) or scanned copy of JPEG file size 400 x 514 pixels with white background
  • Certified clear copy of birth certificate
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Certified copies of ALL academic qualifications and transcripts
  • Payment of Application fee SGD$100.00 (Singaporeans/SPR) and SGD$200.00 (International Students)
    • For Telegraphic Transfer (TT), please quote Student Name and Course Title and Passport No. under the payment details in the TT form and address it to:
      • Name of Bank: Overseas Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC)
      • Bank Address: 65 Chulia Street, OCBC Centre. Singapore 049513.
      • Account Number: 687-387514-001 (Singapore Account)
      • Swift Code: OCBCSgSg

All documents submitted needs to be in English language. Please provide the original non-translated and translated documents during submission.

Education Consultants/ Business Development Managers will submit all documents to the Admission department by evaluation of the application. Upon successful acceptance into the programme. BITC will issue a Conditional Letter of Offer together with the Acceptance of Offer Form.

Step 2: Acceptance Of Offer

Education Consultants / Business Development Managers / BITC’s approved Recruitment Agents will inform International Students that their application has been successful. At this point, International students will need to sign and return the Acceptance of Offer Letter Form and provide the supporting documents listed below:

  • Signed Acceptance Letter of Offer Form
  • A duly completed BITC Student Pass Application Form
  • Proof of financial ability in the form of bank statements/fixed deposit accounts/savings accounts (applicable for visa required countries International students)
  • Parent’s and/or Spouse’s employment letter with details such as date of commencement/duration of employment, designation and salary amount/month (applicable for visa required countries International students)
  • Student’s employment letter with details such as date of commencement/duration of employment, designation and salary amount/month (applicable for visa required countries International students)
  • Parents’ marriage certificate (applicable if student’s birth certificate does not state both parent’s name)
  • Student’s marriage certificate (If applicable)

Education Consultants/Business Development Managers/BITC’s approved Recruitment Agents will explain to International Students the contents of the Student Contract and Advisory Note and inform them of any additional documents that may be required.

Step 3: Application

Upon receipt of the signed Acceptance of Offer Letter and Application fee, BITC will proceed to submit the Student Pass application via Singapore ICA Student Online Application & Registration+ (SOLAR+) system.

In general, processing time for a NEW Student Pass application is about 2 weeks – 4 weeks. Processing time for International Students transferring their student pass from other PEIs is about 2 weeks to process. Some applications may however take a longer time to process.

BITC does not guarantee any successful approval of the Student Pass application. For more information on Student Pass application, please refer to www.ica.gov.sg.

Upon approval of the Student Pass application, International Students will be informed of the result via email from their Education Consultants / Business Development Managers / BITC’s approved Recruitment Agents.


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