Fundamental Bread Preparation

TGS-2022015355 FSS-FBS-2004-1.2

About This Course

This course bridges the gap between basic bread making and the advanced level by enabling you to refine your craft and expand your baking knowledge. It orientates you to the underlying baking principles such as gluten development, yeast fermentation, yeast dough production methods and formulation of bread doughs.


Course duration: 22 hours


Session: 3 Full Days;

  • Day 1 – Day 2: 9am – 6pm
  • Day 3: 9am – 4pm

Who Should Attend

Pastry cooks, bakers, new entrants to the industry and/or people who love to bake

What You’ll Learn

By the end of this course, you will learn how to apply proper techniques to bake basic level of standard breads

Course Outline

The course covers the following contents:

  • Recipes and dough-making methods of preparing different types of basic breads
    Principles of baking basic breads
  • Knocking back and shaping doughs and scoring breads
  • Types of dough and methods of making, including shaping and proofing of basic and frozen doughs
  • Types of yeast and its functionality and requirements for growth during the fermentation stage
  • Formulating bread doughs that include consideration for the use of different types of flour, water and hardness of water, protein level and types of protein
  • Quality characteristics, common faults and precaution measures to take in the preparation of bread products
  • Types of sweet and savoury fillings, glazes, icing and dustings for breads
  • Methods of preparing different types of fillings and holding at appropriate temperature for assembly
  • Types of mixing, piping and baking methods

Course Structure

  • Methodology

    Theory, Demonstration and Hands-on

  • Assessment

    You must attain a minimum of 75% attendance in order to be eligible for the assessment.

  • Certificate

    Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA) in ‘Bread Preparation-2’ issued by SkillsFuture Singapore.

Course Fees

Full Course Fee Incl. 9% GST S$ 517.97
1,2,4,6 Nett Course Fee Payable after SSG Grant, incl. GST
(Singaporeans/PRs/Long Term Visit Pass Plus Holders ≥ 21 years old)
S$ 155.39
3, 6 Nett Course Fee Payable after MES Grant, incl. GST
(Singaporeans ≥40 years old)
S$ 60.35
6, 7 Nett Course Fee Payable for SMEs, incl. GST S$ 60.35

5Absentee Payroll

Absentee Payroll rate at S$ 4.50 per hour, capped at S$ 100,000 per enterprise per calendar year

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* In accordance with the Budget 2022 announcement, the GST rate will be increased from:

(i) 7% to 8% with effect from 1 Jan 2023; and

(ii) 8% to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024.

9% GST will apply to full payments received by SHATEC from 1 January 2024 onwards.
Full payments received by SHATEC before 1 January 2024 will have no adjustment to the 8% GST.
Please refer to for more information on the GST rate change.

1 Singaporeans and Singapore PRs, aged 21 and above, will be eligible for up to 70% SSG funding. Funding is subjected to SSG’s prevailing corporate policies and final approval.

2Singaporeans may also utilize available funds within their Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) or SkillsFuture Credits (where applicable) to offset total net course fee payable. All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory.

3The SkillsFuture MES is for Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above.

4Training support will be extended to Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders with effect from 1 October 2021. The LTVP+ scheme applies to lawful foreign spouses of Singapore Citizens (SCs) with (i) at least one SC child or are expecting one from the marriage, or at least three years of marriage, and (ii) where the SC sponsor is able to support the family. LTVP+ holders will be identified with their green visit pass cards, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.

5SME companies are required to log-in to Enterprise Portal for Jobs and Skills to update their SME status if they have not done so. All companies will be notified to log in to the portal to declare monthly salary and hours worked per week in order to receive Absentee Payroll.

6Companies and individuals are liable for the full course fee in the event that the SSG funding and subsidy are not approved.

7Class commencement is subjected to minimum class size met. Public holidays are excluded, where applicable

8Eligible companies can offset the additional out-of-pocket expenses with the SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC). Please refer to for more information.

Payment Mode

The following payment modes are available:

  • Bank Transfer
  • PayNow
  • Credit Card
  • Internet Banking
SHATEC Institutes Pte Ltd (UEN: 198301550C) is an appointed CET Centre by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) for courses supported by SkillsFuture Credits (SFC) / funded by SSG. The funding support period Fundamental Bread Preparation (TGS-2022015355) is 30 Aug 2022 to 31 May 2025.
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