Bake Artisan and Decorative Breads

Participants who are competent will be awarded a Statement of Attainment (SOA) issued by SkillsFuture Singapore for the WSQ competency unit “Bake Artisan and Decorative Breads”.

4 days (32 hours) duration

This course is developed based on WSQ National Competency Standard for the Food and Beverage Operations Industry.

On completion of this competency unit, the Learner will have the knowledge, skills and attributes (values) acquired and be able to apply them at various workplaces.

  • Classic Sourdough Bread
  • Crusty Bread
  • White Bread using Poolish
  • Tortilla (Flat Bread)
  • Zopf Bread
  • Focaccia
  • Light Lunch Ciabatta
  • Assemble tools and equipment for artisan and decorative breads
  • Measure, prepare and check the quality of ingredients for artisan and decorative breads
  • Adjust bread percentage for lean dough and enriched dough
  • Prepare dough (which includes mixing and fermenting) for artisan and decorative breads
  • Importance of flavours in artisan and decorative breads
  • Formulation of breads (types of flour, water and hardness of water, protein level and types of protein)
  • Prepare artisan and decorative breads which may include shaping, giving flavour and filling where applicable, proofing and baking the dough
  • Indicators of doneness
  • Cool artisan and decorative breads
  • Present finished products or store appropriately to prolong shelf life
  • Quality standards of artisan and decorative breads
  • Common faults in baking artisan and decorative breads and how to prevent them
Full Fee before funding $727.60
Net fee after funding:

50% Funding, capped at $15 per hour

  • Self-sponsored:
    Singaporeans between 21-39 yrs old/PR
  • Company-sponsored:
    Non-SMEs (SG less than 40 yrs old/PR)







90% Funding, capped at $50 per hour

  • Self-sponsored: Singaporeans more than 40 years old
  • Company-sponsored:
    • Non-SMEs (SG more than 40 yrs old)
    • SMEs (SG/PR)







(i) Course Fee Support

  • The self-sponsored applicant/ sponsoring company will pay to BITC the Nett Course Fee after the course fee funding.

(ii) SkillsFuture Credit – for self-sponsored applicants only

  • SkillsFuture Credit may be used to pay for the Nett Course Fee so that no out-of-pocket payment is required.
  • All Singaporeans aged 25 years old and above will be able to access their SkillsFuture Credit account and submit a claim of up to $500 via
  • All SkillsFuture Credit claims have to be submitted before or latest on course commencement date.
  • Eligibility: Minimum 16 years old (Course Fee Support is only applicable to trainees aged 21 years and above)
  • Primary PSLE
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English and demonstrate competency at Level 4 (Lower Secondary) for Employability Skills (ES) WSQ Workplace Literacy and Numeracy

A WSQ Statement of Attainment will only be issued upon successful completion of the module by fulfilling the following requirements:

  • Achieve 75% attendance
  • pass the assessment

Applicants should submit the following documents at least 2 weeks before class commencement date:

  1. Completed Registration Form

All documents are to be sent to:
BITC Administration Office
Baking Industry Training College
3 Irving Road ,
Tai Seng Centre, #02-01/02 Singapore 369522.

or Emailed to:

All information provided by students will be treated in the strictest confidence.

For more information, please contact BITC at Tel: 6908 0955.


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