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

Course Duration & Method of Assessment


Full-Time Program:

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

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

6 months of Work Experience (Industrial Attachment) is mandatory

*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 a project assignment under the supervision of trainer from the College.

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)

Trainer-to-Student Ratio

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


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

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

ii) The examinations will be set and marked by ICASTEC.
iii) 6-month Work Experience is assessed through an “Industrial Attachment” Logbook, and a 1,500-word research report.

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

Course Fee (Inclusive of 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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