The Essence of Water

Mode of Study:
In-person delivery

4 hours

Course Timing:
9am to 1pm

Available Intakes:
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Registration closes 2 weeks before course commencement.

Ibis Singapore on Bencoolen
170 Bencoolen Street Singapore 189657

Course Description

Water is not just a beverage you take before or after food. There is so much more to water than we think.

Do you know that we can pair water with food and wine?

Who Should Attend

This course is beneficial to hobbyists, new entrants and/or existing staff performing F&B roles.

Course Objectives

This course aims to provide you with the essential knowledge of the different categories of water. 

You will also be exposed to the essential factors that are crucial for water appreciation.

Course Structure

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Participation

Course Outline

The course covers the following contents:

• Categories of water - Natural Mineral Water, Carbonated Water, Distilled/Purified Water, Tap Water 
• Singapore Water - 4 main sources
• History of Sembawang Hot Spring
• Mineral content for health and nutrition
• HORECA - Glassware, service, presentation & temperature, packaging, storage & expiry, reading labels, Nordaq / Soda Stream
• Tasting of 8 types of Still and Sparkling Waters 
• Water and cheese; Water and wine pairing

Course Fees

Full Course Fee

S$ 180.00

8% GST*

S$ 14.40

Full Course Fee incl. GST

S$ 194.40

* 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.

Payment Mode

The following payment modes are available:

  • Bank Transfer
  • PayNow
  • Credit Card
  • Internet Banking


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Contact Details

Contact Number:
6415 3504 / 514 / 561 / 590

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