What is SkillsFuture@PA Cake Icing & Design course?
This newly created course is a gateway for many bakers to enhance their passion in cake design to a new level. The course content focuses on building a one tier to three tier cakes using various technique and methods in icing and design. The course runs a few modules and will equip bakers with fundamental knowledge in hygiene, cake preparation, ingredients cost and designs in their future job as an entrepreneur or an employee in a dessert shop.
Is passion an important criteria to attend this course?
Yes. Enthusiasm is an important asset for this program. Without this strong feeling to excel, you may not be able to stay focus to master the course which runs a few modules. This is an art of cake design and requires passion to maintain the desire to craft good cakes.
Extracted from 21/4/16 “The Straits Times, page A30, What is SkillsFuture about”
“It is a future where the focus is not on paper qualification, but on the skills and destiny we created with this skill.”
Artiste Carrie Wong dated December 2015
(Carrie gathering and birthday celebration) ,
Photo granted with permission from “Carrieteristic Official Fan Club”
Cake icing & design by Pauline Chan
What Cake icing & Design will participants learn from the various modules?
Is the course suitable for beginner?
Yes. Module one will teaches two types of cakes plus creams and icing. Module one is an important steps to build tall cakes in future as participants advance their learning through this SkillsFuture@PA Cake Icing & Design program. If new bakers wish to improve their skill, they could attend other related course using these key words to search under Onepa portal. The key words are “Chocolate making”, “Creative Cake Making Hands on Workshop”, “Creative Pastry”, “Breadmaking Workshop” and “Cake icing & design”
How to apply for the course?
There are three ways, walk into the Community Club operating this course to sign up at counter or at any CC counter or signup through Onepa online portal.
How many hours of training per module?
8 session weekday of 3 hours or 6 session weekends of 4 hours.
Which Community Club has this SkillsFuture@PA Cake Icing & Design taught by Trainer Pauline?
Jurong Spring Community Club starting on Sunday afternoon in August 2016, Fuchun Community Club starting on Monday evening in July 2016 and Pasir Ris East Community Club starting on Tuesday evening in July 2016.
Is there class support by Trainer?
Yes, if participants have any question, they could email to Trainer for clarification. Class email address is given to all participants together with their class booklet on the first day of class. Trainer will give guidance to all participants how to use their hand phone to capture basic photography skill of their creation once they complete each module assignment in class.
Position title: SkillsFuture@PA Cake Icing & Design Trainer
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