Introductory Short Course on Food Science & Technology

Course Details


Course Date Registration Closing Date
Run 1) 15 to 16 March 2021 Until 01 March 2021
Run 2) 14 to 15 June 2021Until 01 June 2021
Run 3) 18 to 19 Oct 2021Until 01 Oct 2021

14 hours

Monday & Tuesday

8.30am to 5.30pm

Singapore Polytechnic

Run 1) 15 to 16 March 2021: T11A410 

Run 2) 14 to 15 June 2021: T1A44 

Run 3) 18 to 19 Oct 2021: T1A44

What is this course about?

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.

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.

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

There are no minimum requirements for this course.

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.

Mode of Assessment

Participants are not required to sit for exams at the end of the course.


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

Course Fee
$385.20 (w/GST)

Funding Incentives

There are no funding incentives for this course.


 * Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.

Application Procedure

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
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

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

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