Fundamentals of Baking

Wish to take your basics bread-making skills to the next level? Join us for this hands-on workshop to understand the different categories of bread and have the opportunity to make them in class.  Our instructors will also explain basic baking science and decipher bread recipes to help you understand the various functions of ingredients.

Held in the Temasek Culinary Academy, you will execute the bread recipes in our commercial kitchen and interact closely with our experienced instructors.

This workshop bridges the gap from basic bread making to intermediate bread making to prepare fresh culinary graduates or bread baking enthusiasts to refine their craft and expand their baking knowledge or for working in commercial bakeries.

Who should attend

Baking enthusiasts with basic knowledge of bread baking;

Fresh diploma graduates from culinary programs; or Commis Bakers who wish to learn to bake more types of bread, and enhance their knowledge on baking science and ingredients.


Basic baking experience at home or commercially is highly recommended. Participants should be able to read and execute simple bread recipes in a safe and hygienic manner, including assembling; weighing; measuring; and usage of baking tools/equipment.

For course details, click here.

Course Outline

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn:

  • History of Artisan Bread
  • Basic Baking Science and Bread Fermentation process
  • Functionality of recipe ingredients
  • Identify and rectify mixing errors
  • Cultivate/starting live yeast cultures

Participants will be able to execute the following recipes with hands-on:

  • Enriched Dough – Sweet Bun Dough
  • Traditional Italian bread - Ciabiatta with Biga method
  • Sourdough – Levain method
  • Traditional French Baguette – Levain method


Participants will be issued with a Certificate of Performance upon meeting 75% of the required course attendance.

Trainers' Profile

Enquiries & Application

Submit on-line application via:
(Please select Course Code: ZL9)

Temasek SkillsFuture Academy 
Temasek Polytechnic
East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81
21 Tampines Avenue 1
Singapore 529757

Opening Hours
8.30 am to 7.00 pm (Mon to Fri)
Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

Contact Details
6788 1212

Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.