About The Baking Industry Training College (BITC)
The Baking Industry Training Centre (BITC) started as a partnership between Prima Limited and the Productivity and Standards Board (PSB), a government agency established for helping enterprises to grow and to build trust in the products and services of Singapore. BITC was charged with the mission to upgrade Singapore’s baking industry into a modern regional center of excellence. The Centre was officially opened on 21st September 1993 by Mr. Lim Boon Heng, then Minister, Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Trade and Industry.
- Sep 1993
Officially opened by Mr. Lim Boon Heng, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Trade and Industry
- Oct 2010
Incorporated as a private limited company
- Mar 2014
Renamed as Baking Industry Training College to reflect its status as a private education institution
- Dec 2016
Awarded 4-year EduTrust certification
- Jun 2017
Rebranding under new management
- Dec 2017
Welcomed first intake of international students
- Aug 2019
Moved to brand new campus at Bukit Merah Central
On 1st October 2010, the Baking Industry Training Centre Pte Ltd was incorporated as a private limited company. The company then changed its name to “Baking Industry Training College Pte Ltd” on 27 March 2014.
As a pioneer baking College, BITC has acquired a reputation for quality teaching by chef instructors who are expert practitioners dedicated to teaching. BITC will continue its mission to elevate itself as the leading training centre for the baking industry in Asia by providing a range of quality professional and short courses at diploma and certificate level to both local and international students.
BITC is an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) accredited by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and is registered with the Committee for Private Education (CPE) as a Private Education Institution (PEI). BITC has also attained the 4-Year EduTrust Award which is a voluntary certification scheme that helps to distinguish higher quality players in Singapore’s private education industry. With a fine teaching faculty and extensive resources and facilities, BITC’s diplomas and certificates are recognised qualifications that give our graduates the professional edge.
BITC prides itself on a student-centered approach to learning. Students’ learning experience is of priority and we aim to create holistic programmes to allow our learners to appreciate, develop and hone their craft with love, dedication and passion.
Moving forward, BITC hopes to continue equipping the industry with professional training and learning opportunities for personal and career growth, development and enrichment. To this effect, BITC works hard to continuously bring in new and exciting programmes based on local and international market needs and demands. In addition, BITC aims to create a vibrant baking community through its soon-to-be-launched membership programme to provide a platform for its members to connect, network and exchange sharing of interests and experiences.