Prepare Advanced Cakes


Upon successful completion of this unit, trainees will be able to apply the knowledge and skills in making advanced cakes. This includes preparing icing, filling, glazes and fondant, and assembling, finishing, decorating the cakes and apply advanced piping skills.

Course Structure

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 Prepare Advanced Cakes is 22 Jul 2019 to 21 Jul 2023.

Course Duration & Structure

The total duration is 32 hours. This includes:

  • Classroom Training – 25 hours
  • Assessment – 2 hours
  • E-learning – 5 hours

Kindly contact our friendly course consultants for more information.


Theory and practical assessments will be conducted.


Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment issued by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

Participants who complete all the following courses will receive an additional SHATEC Certificate of Completion in Cake Preparation 101:

  • Food Safety Course Level 1
  • Make Basic Cakes
  • Prepare Advanced Cakes
Course Outline

Topics include:

  • Tools, Equipment, Ingredients and Food Safety
  • Requirements for Preparing Advanced Cake Products
  • Methods of Preparing Advanced Cake Products
  • Workplace and Personal Effectiveness
Course Fee
Prepare Advanced Cakes Self-Sponsored/


6, 7SME
Full Course Fee incl. GST $770.40 $770.40
1, 2,4, 5, 7Nett Course Fee Payable after SSG Grant, incl. GST (Singaporeans/PRs/Long Term Visit Pass Plus

Holders ≥ 21 years)

$410.40 $266.40
3, 4, 7Nett Course Fee Payable after MES Grant, incl. GST (Singaporeans ≥ 40 years) $266.40 $266.40
 6Absentee Payroll

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

1Singaporeans and Singapore PRs, aged 21 and above, will be eligible for up to 50% 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 to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory.

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

4NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when they sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). NTUC members from 40 years and above enjoy up to $500 per year. For more information and terms and conditions, please refer to

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

 9Eligible companies can offset the additional out-of-pocket expenses with the SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC). Please refer to for more information.

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