Objectives

The objective of the Diploma in Patisserie & Catering Management (DPCM) is to develop student knowledge in the field of patisserie skills and management with strong emphasis on practical skills and requisite knowledge and understanding in the junior to mid-level patisserie operation management context.

On successful completion of the programme, the students will acquire:

  1. Intermediate skills in patisserie operations and skills
  2. Basic understanding of F&B business environment and supervision skills
  3. Basic financial competency linked to F&B and catering industry

Course Duration & Method of Assessment

Duration

Full-Time Program: 6 months of Institutional Studies

  • Theory & Practical lessons
  • Workshops & Field Trips
  • Class Assignments & Written Examination
  • Monday to Friday (3 hours per session) 

Part-Time Program: 6 months of Institutional Studies

  • Theory & Practical lessons
  • Workshops & Field Trips
  • Assignment-Based Assessment
  • 2 Sessions per week (3 hours per session)

Assessment

i) Each Module will be assessed via the coursework the following formats:

  • Class Participation;
  • Assignments;
  • Written and/or Practical Examinations ;

ii) The examinations will be set and marked by ICASTEC.

Course Syllabus / Content:

  • Introduction to Business in Food and Beverage and Catering Industry
  • Hospitality and Business Communication
  • Nutrition, Safety, Hygiene & Sanitation
  • Operation Finance in Food and Beverage Management
  • Pastry Skills & Studies
  • Internship Preparatory Training (IPT)

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum Age: 16 years old (for local, or 18 years old for foreigner)
  • Academic Level: Completed secondary school, or any 5 Subjects pass with Grade 5 and above at GCE ‘N’ Level, or any 3 subjects pass with C6 and above at GCE ‘O’ Level, or equivalent Certificate
  • Language Proficiency: A pass in English with grade 5 and above at GCE N Level, or Pass in English with grade C6 and above at GCE O Level, or IELTS 4.5 or equivalent
  • Work Experience (If Applicable): Matured candidate who is above 18 years old with at least lower secondary school education and at least 2 years of working experiences

Course Fee

Tuition Fees:

  • Foreign: $8,669.14
  • Local    : $7,920.14

Non-Tuition Fees

  • Application Fee: $321 (Non-Refundable)

All fees are inclusive of GST

Progression Path

Students are able to progress to ICASTEC Advanced Diploma in Restaurant and Catering Management