The objective of the Advanced Diploma in Restaurant and Catering Management is to develop student knowledge in the field of restaurant and catering management with strong emphasis on advanced practical skills and requisite knowledge and understanding in the mid-level to senior management of operation in the Restaurant and Catering Management context.

At the end of the program, the students will have acquired:

  • Advanced skills in F&B Services / Restaurant Management and Cuisines
  • Understanding of business environment and managerial roles
  • Financial competency linked to F&B and catering industry

Mode of Delivery

Face to face

Teaching Method

  • Theory lessons
  • Practical lessons
  • Workshops
  • Role Play
  • Activities

Course Duration & Method of Assessment


Full-Time Program:

The total duration of the program is 12 months comprising 6 months of Institutional Studies and 6 months of Work Experience (Industrial Attachment).

  •  Monday to Friday (3 hours per session)
  •  6 months of Work Experience (Industrial Attachment) is mandatory

*Industrial Attachment is subject to academic performance, interview by employer and approval from Ministry of Manpower. Should student fail to get an Industrial Attachment placement, student will have to undertake an Industrial Project under the supervision of trainer from the College and subject to the approval from Examination Board.

Part-Time Program:

6 months of Institutional Studies

  • 2 sessions per week (3 hours per session)


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

  • Assignments and/or Practical Examinations;

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

iii) 6-month Work Experience is assessed through an “Industrial Attachment” Logbook

Trainer-to-Student Ratio

  • Theory Lesson: 1:40
  • Practical Lesson: 1:20

Course Syllabus / Content:

  • Restaurant Strategy Planning and Design
  • Marketing Policy, Planning and Communication
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Food Safety Management
  • Advanced Operation Finance in Food and Beverage Management
  • Cuisine Studies with Central Kitchen Production System
  • Intermediate Wine and Spirit Provision (Elective)
  • Work Experience

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum Age: 16 years old for local or 18 years old for foreigner
  • Academic Level: Diploma in F&B, or Hospitality or equivalent
  • Language Proficiency: A pass in English with Grade C6 and above at GCE O Level, or IELTS 5.5, or equivalent
  • Work Experience (If applicable):  Mature candidate who is above 18 years old with at least secondary school education and at least 5 years of relevant working experiences (with 1 year of experience in supervisory role)

Course Fee

  • $6553.00 (inclusive of other fee S$1,780.00)

(Total course fee inclusive of 9% GST)

Course fee excludes miscellaneous fee which are non-compulsory or non-standard fees payable only when necessary.  A breakdown of course fee is given in the PEI-Student contract.  In accordance with the PEI-Student contract, course fee is refundable but miscellaneous fee is not refundable.

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Eligibility of Graduation

  • Students are expected to attain a minimum of 40% in order to pass each module.
  • Students who have successfully passed all required modules and achieve minimum average score of
    50% will be eligible for graduation.
  • Should students fail in any module, one can re- register for followings with costs:
    – Re-assessment without revision
    – Re-module with assessment