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Introductory Short Course on Food Science & Technology

Topic:Applied & Health Sciences

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    17 Apr 2023 to 18 Apr 2023
    17 Jul 2023 to 18 Jul 2023
    16 Oct 2023 to 17 Oct 2023
  • Registration Period:

    01 Oct 2022 to 22 Mar 2023
    19 Apr 2023 to 21 Jun 2023
    19 Jul 2023 to 20 Sep 2023
  • Time:

    08:30 AM to 05:30 PM,
    14 hours
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:


Course Objective

The field of food science & technology has a long history and it is fascinating how this field is still being applied today to produce the foods that we eat. Just what does the field of food science & technology covers and what are their applications?

This workshop will present an overview of food science and technology, focusing on the chemistry, product development and sensory evaluation techniques, food processing and preservation methods, food packaging techniques and food quality systems.

Course Outline

1) Food Trends & Opportunities

2) Dairy and Its Applications

3) Food Additives

4) Sensory Science

5) Food components and Labelling

6) Food Packaging

7) Science of Food Processing & Preservation

8) Novel Food Processing Technologies

9) Overview of Food Safety Management Systems

*Please take note that course coverage may be subjected to change without prior notice.

Minimum Requirements

There are no minimum requirements for this course.

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

This workshop is suitable for those without prior knowledge of food science & technology and also for prospective entrepreneurs who is interested to venture into the food manufacturing businesses.

Course Fees

Full Course Fees (before GST): $360.00

Applicants/Eligibility GST* Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents, LTVP+ Holders and Others $28.80 $388.80

Funding Incentives

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Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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