Attach-and-Train Programme (AnT) for Food Production Specialist

Course Details

Duration: 92.5 Hours

Time: Two parts of classroom training: First part on first two weeks of June 2018. Second part on first week of September 2018

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic, Media Room in T11B and use of Food Processing lab and Food Innovation & Resource Centre (FIRC)

What is this course about?

The AnT Programme for Food Production Specialist is a manpower development programme supported by the Workforce Singapore (WSG) and Singapore Polytechnic (SP).  It aims to prepare PMETs to become job-ready in sectors where there are strong growth outlook and good future job opportunities. The PMETs will go through a conversion training before embarking on a new career in the food manufacturing sector.

Course Objective

To prepare PMETs from adjacent sectors with necessary skills to become job-ready in Food Manufacturing sector.

Suitable for 

PMETs who are looking to work in food manufacturing sector

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Open to all Singaporean Citizens/Permanent Residents who are mid-career switchers with working experience, graduated or completed NS for no less than 2 years and minimum 21 years old

Course Outline

Topics include:
• The 13-day programme comprises of 9 modules;
  o WSQ Follow Food & Beverage Safety and Hygiene Policies and Procedures
  o Science of Food Processing
  o Thermal Processing
  o Freezing & Dehydration
  o Food Packaging
  o WSQ Implement Advanced Food Hygiene Practices
  o Apply Food Safety Management System
  o 5S Training
  o Sustainable Food Manufacturing
• The topics will cover both theory and practical components where participants will learn to operate some of the food equipment
• Trainees will also undergo a 9-month On-the-Job (OJT) training at the company and complete a Capstone Project before end of the AnT programme

Mode of Assessment



A participant who meets the 75% attendance and passed all the assessments required by the course will be awarded a Statement of Attainment.  Otherwise, a Certificate of Attendance will be issued.

Course Fee

Original Course Fee (exclude GST): $12,000*
Funding Support (70% of Funding): $8,400
Nett Fees Payable after funding support (inclusive of GST): $3,852


Funding scheme *  
Original funding70% of course fee (exclusive of GST)$8,400
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy
(for Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above
90% of course fee (exclusive of GST)$10,800
Companies eligible for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced subsidy funding need to submit your claim via the SkillsConnect portal. 



Training Allowance:

Enrolled learners for this programme will receive Workforce Singapore (WSG) funded training allowance capped at $3,500 per month.



Course Fee (Per Participant)

Course fee (exclude GST): $12,000

Funding Support (70% of Funding): $8,400

Net Course after funding support (inclusive of GST) = $3,852



Participants have to meet minimum 75% attendance and attain competency in the module. If the 75% attendance and/or competency criteria are not met, participants will have to pay the subsidy amount to Singapore Polytechnic.

Please submit latest payslip and Declaration Form upon successful Enrolment to receive the subsidies.

Please click here to find out more about the training grants in SkillsConnect.


SkillsFuture Credit


With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.


This is only applicable for Self-Sponsored applicants and must be applied via SkillsFuture Credit Portal within 30 days prior to course commencement date



a) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards, please click on the 'Make ePayment' button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.


b) For NETS payment, please pay at:


Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 6:30pm

c) Cheques should be made payable to Singapore Polytechnic. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:


ATTN: PACE Academy
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy via email to For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

• 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
• Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
• On or after date of commencement - No refund
* Unless otherwise stated in the course webpage

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

Register Here
Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit


Course Date:

18 February 2019 to 31 October 2019

Registration Period:

18 Jan to 31 Jan 2019

Please note that once the class is full, the online registration will be closed.

Documents Required for Registration (to be uploaded at point of online registration)


1. Photocopy (back and front) of NRIC for Singaporeans and PRs, or 'Employment'/ 'S' Pass for foreign applicants


2. Minimum ESS Level 5


3. WSQ Declaration Form (Download here > WSQ Declaration Form)


  • For company-sponsored applicant, please proceed to submit the Training Grant (TG) application via SkillsConnect within 30 days before the course start date otherwise full course fee ($620.60) will be charged.
4. Payslip is required for applicant who is 35 years old and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities) with monthly income $2,000.00 or less OR to produce WTS letter to enjoy WTS funding.


IMPORTANT: Applications without ALL of the above required supporting documents will be considered incomplete and rejected. Singapore Polytechnic regrets that we will not be able to inform individual applicants of the incomplete documentation nor disclose the reasons for selection/non-selection of applicants.

PACE 500 Dover Road
Block T1A, Level 1, Room T1A12
Singapore 139651

Note: PACE Academy course schedules, course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change without prior notice.



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Public who are interested to join this programme can submit their CVs at this link.

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