Make Basic Cakes – Foundation & Technique of Cake Baking

Course Reference Number: TGS-2022012510

Make Basic Cakes Course Overview

This course will equip participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively make basic cake products. This includes preparing different types of batter for different desired products. Participants will learn to appreciate and use a variety of baking tools, equipment and ingredients in the process, and also learn how to maintain the quality of ingredients during preparation and quality of their cake products during baking, cooling and storage.

ICAS Training & Education College (ICASTEC), the education arm of International Cuisine Association of Singapore (ICAS), is an adult learning culinary school with great passion and enthusiasm for hospitality, food and beverage, culinary and pastry arts. We focus on leadership, entrepreneurship, and management and is recognised as a world-class quality education institution.

ICAS Training & Education College has received excellent course feedback from over 800+ food hygiene course trainees on course directory.

Make Basic Cakes Course Objectives

Participants will learn basic cake making knowledge. The course will cover the following four topics:

  • Identify and use a variety of baking tools, equipment and ingredients
  • Prepare different types of ingredients used for doughs, fillings and pastries
  • Bake different types of cakes products according to instructions
  • Cool and store finished cake products and raw materials while reinstating workstations

Who Should Attend

Anyone who has a passion to learn about basic cakes baking foundation and technique food.

Minimum Entry Requirement

Entry Requirements

  • Aged 18 and above
  • At least PSLE or equivalent
  • Ability to understand, read, write and speak English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System Workplace Literacy (WPL) Level 3
  • No prior work experience is required
  • Learners who do not qualify in terms of education but have the relevant working experience will be admitted on a case-by-case basis (to be evaluated by the Management Representative)

Mode of Delivery

Classroom-Based Learning
Practical Assessment and Written Assessment
Medium of Instruction: English
Teacher Student Ratio: 1:20

Make Basic Cakes Course Duration

The make basic cakes course is a three-day course consisting of 24 hours of training and 2 hours of assessment. ICASTEC class usually starts from 9 am to 6 pm.

Make Basic Cakes Course Assessment Mode

Participants are required to undergo a 2 hours assessment comprising of practical performance (PP) and a written assessment (WA).

Make Basic Cakes Course Certificate

Participants who completed the course and passed the assessment will be awarded a Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Certificate issued by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

Make Basic Cakes Course Fees

WSQ Make Basic Cakes – Foundation and Technique of Cake BakingSingaporeans 21 – 39 years old /
Permanent Residents 21 years old and above
Singaporeans 40 years old and above
(Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy)
$600.00 before GST$300.00 before GST$180.00 before GST

Funding Validity Period
29 Mar 2022 – 28 Mar 2026

* Self-sponsored individuals must be at least 21 years old.
**Terms and conditions apply to all types of SSG fundings.

Make Basic Cakes Course Schedule & Registration

Interested applicants, please get in touch with us for the class schedule.

8 July 2024


Category: General CSE (M)

8 July 2024


Category: General FSCL1 (M)

8 July 2024

Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Refund PolicyRefund Amount
Withdrawal notification received at least 14 calendar days before course commencement75% refund of paid fees
Withdrawal notification received less than 14 calendar days from the course commencement OR upon course commencementNo refund of paid fees

Make Basic Cakes Course FAQ

Each class holds a maximum of 20 pax.

A mask must be worn at all times during class. Please avoid wearing slippers, shorts, short skirts, or sleeveless tops for safety.

After completing the course, you will be awarded an SSG/WSQ Cert (Statement of Attainment).

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