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SHATEC Hospitality Education Programmes

In this dynamic environment, where keeping abreast with the latest developments and staying up-to-date is the only way to secure your job and future prospects, the upgrading of skills through educational and training programmes takes on a greater significance.

Shatec Institutes is pleased to offer a variety of programmes to help industry professionals maintain their competitive edge and enable individuals to acquire new skills.

As a prominent hospitality and tourism institution, Shatec Institutes is a firm believer in the value of Continuing Education and Training (CET) and is pleased to offer a variety of courses.

Taught by vastly experienced mentors and lecturers, to help hospitality professionals stay relevant and maintain their competitive edge.

With an array of choices and options covering four main areas, these certified courses have been specifically designed to equip adult learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to enhance their value, productivity and employability whilst allowing new entrants the opportunity to gain the required technical knowledge and expertise in their chosen fields.

SHATEC Hospitality Education Programmes

WSQ Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts

Course Objectives

This is an apprenticeship programme that helps individuals to acquire relevant culinary skills in the hospitality industry.

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• 7 months

• 1 month of institutional training

• After that, for 6 months: 

• Two days institutional training per week

• Four days on-the-job training per week

• One day off per week 


Student is required to serve 7 months with the sponsoring hotel after successful completion of the WSQ Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts.


Theory and practical assessments will be conducted.


Upon successful completion, participants will be awarded the WSQ Higher Certificate in Culinary Skills by WDA and may progress to the Advanced Certificate in Culinary Skills.

Course Fee

$6500* (sponsored by hotels)

$500* in miscellaneous fees (borne by participants) – application fees, chef uniform and t-shirts, kitchen shoes and knife set.

SHATEC Hospitality Education Programmes


Shatec offers WSET certifications from levels one to four. The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) was founded in 1969 to provide high quality education and training in wines and spirits.

Since then, the WSET has grown into the foremost international body in the field of wines and spirits education, with a suite of sought-after qualifications.

• WSET® Level 1 Certificate Award in Wines

• WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

• WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits

• WSET® Level 4 Diploma in Wines and Spirits

About Shatec

SHATEC Hospitality Education ProgrammesEstablished in 1983 by Singapore Hotel Association to equip Singapore with a skilled tourism workforce, Shatec Institutes’ creation is the epitome of “For Industry By Industry.” Shatec Institutes offers both full-time and customised industry-relevant programmes for aspiring professionals in the exciting hospitality industry.

A recipient of the Most Outstanding Contribution to Tourism award from the Singapore Tourism Board in 1992, Shatec Institutes has been a key player in Singapore’s tourism manpower development. Shatec Institutes is also the first institution to have been inducted into the World Gourmet Summit Hall of Fame for winning the Culinary Institution of the Year award for four consecutive years, amongst many other awards in local and regional competitions.

Over 27,000 alumni from more than 20 countries have chosen Shatec Institutes to gain that competitive edge in hospitality and tourism education. Many have progressed to hold senior positions in hotels and tourism establishments in Singapore and in overseas.

Shatec Institutes has articulation arrangements with renowned universities overseas such as the University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA, Oxfood-Brookes University, United Kingdom and Les Roches International School of Hotel Management, Switzerland. These arrangements allow our graduates to transfer credits for higher education at foreign universities.

SHATEC Hospitality Education Programmes

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