Asian Desserts


Mode of Study:
In-person delivery

38 hours (5 days)

Course Timing:
Day 1 to Day 4: 9am to 6pm
Day 5: 9am to 4pm

Available Intakes:
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Registration closes 2 weeks before course commencement.

Shatec Institutes Pte Ltd,
21 Bukit Batok Street 22, Singapore 659589


1 Orchard Spring Ln, Level 5, Singapore 247729

Important Notice:
From 1 October 2023, participants who are attending SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)'s funded courses must take their attendance digitally via the Singpass App for attendance-taking for both physical classroom and synchronous e-learning courses.

To ensure seamlessness of attendance-taking, participants are encouraged to download the Singpass App on their mobile phones (with a camera) or tablets (with a camera) and set up their Singpass accounts (if this was not done previously) before their respective courses start.

Participants are to bring their devices with the installed Singpass App for each session.

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 for Asian Desserts (TGS-2022015339) is 29 Aug 2022 to 31 May 2025.

Course Description

The course aims to give you an overview of the process of making Asian Cold Desserts. It adopts a step-by-step approach to explaining the tools, equipment and common ingredients used and eventually delves into the food preparation techniques.

It also enables you to appreciate the cultural connotation of Asian Desserts and the essence of its food culture.

Who Should Attend

Pastry cooks, senior cooks, new entrants to the F&B industry and/or dessert lovers

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to apply the correct methods and techniques to prepare Asian desserts using the correct tools and equipment.

Course Structure


Theory, show & tell, demonstration and hands-on practice

Written and Practical Assessment

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


Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA) in 'Asian Cold Dish and Dessert Preparation-2' issued by SkillsFuture Singapore.

Course Outline

The course covers the following contents:

  • Introduction to Asian cold dishes
  • Types of Kitchen Tools and Equipment
  • Mixing Methods Used
  • Introduction to Different Cooking Methods
  • Introduction to Asian Cold Desserts
  • Types and Functions of Gelling and Thickening Agents Used in Asian Cold Desserts
  • Characteristics of Thickeners and Gelling Agents
  • Other Individual Food Applications for Gelling and Thickening Agents
  • Dessert Presentation and Plating Techniques
  • Quality Characteristics of Asian Cold Dishes and Desserts

You will cook the following:

  • Osmanthus Wolfberry Jelly
  • Mango Pomelo Soup
  • Coconut Milk and Rock Melon Sago
  • Beancurd (Cold set)
  • Ginkgo Barley Foo Chok Soup
  • Mango Sticky Rice
  • Rose Lychee Jelly Bowl
  • Tang Yuan
  • Tau Suan
  • Ondeh Ondeh
  • Pandan Water Chestnut Jelly
  • Hong Kong Style Coconut Pudding

*SHATEC reserves the right to change and/or update the items based on market trends and demand

Course Fees




6, 7SME

Full Course Fee incl. GST*

S$ 886.46

S$ 886.46

1, 2, 5, 7Nett Course Fee Payable after SSG Grant, incl. GST (Singaporeans/PRs/Long Term Visit Pass Plus Holders ≥21 years old)

S$ 265.94

S$ 101.78

3, 7Nett Course Fee Payable after MES Grant, incl. GST (Singaporeans ≥ 40 years old)

S$ 101.78

S$ 101.78

6Absentee Payroll

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

* 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.

  • 8% GST will apply to full payments received by SHATEC from 1 January 2023 onwards.
  • Full payments received by SHATEC before 1 January 2023 will have no adjustment to the 7% GST.

Please refer to for more information on the GST rate change.

1Singaporeans 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 S$ 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 Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MES) is for Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above.

5Training 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.

6SME 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.

7Companies and individuals are liable for the full course fee in the event that the SSG funding and subsidy are not approved.

8Class commencement is subjected to minimum class size met. Public holidays are excluded, where applicable

 9 Eligible 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:

  • SkillsFuture Credit
  • 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 for Asian Desserts (TGS-2022015339) is 29 Aug 2022 to 31 May 2025.

Contact Details

Contact Number:
6415 3504 / 514 / 561 / 590

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