Soap Making Workshop

Short Course / 1 day

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Course Fees

Course Information

How very satisfying to luxuriate with your own home-made soap scented with your choice of essential oil. While most commercial soaps may irritate sensitive skins or scalps, making your own soap means you can use all-natural ingredients that are so good for your skin.

And the best thing is, it’s simple, fulfilling and you can share your creations as gifts for your loved ones.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn how to express yourself with a variety of natural ingredients, exfoliants, colours and fragrance to create your own high-quality soaps for suit different occasions and purposes.


Course Date: 16 October 2021
Application Period: 4 August – 16 September 2021
Duration: 1 Day
Time: 9am to 5pm

Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

This course consists of 1 modules:

  • Competency in the art and process of soap making
  • Skills relating to different techniques and processes
  • Acquire knowledge on the health benefits of homemade soaps
  • Knowledge on the health benefits of homemade soaps
  • Knowledge on the ingredients in soap, including their ecological benefits
  • Skills to customize the ingredients of your soap for differing requirements
  • Skills to carry out the Cold process of soap making – each participant will make a 4-500g block of soap from ingredients that will be provided
  • Skills to carry out the Melt & Pour process of soap making – each participant will make a 100-200g piece(s) of soap from ingredients that will be provided
  • To customize your soap masterpiece using colour and fragrances using your own flair and creativity

Trainer's Profile

Dr Hia Hui Ching

Ph.D. (Osaka University)
M.Engg Chemical Engineering (NUS)
B.Engg Chemical Engineering (NUS)
WDA Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) (Full)

Dr Hia Hui Ching is an environmental consultant with an avid interest in environmental issues and healthy living. After graduating from Osaka University, Japan, she worked as a research scientist in A*STAR before deciding it was not her calling. Since 2011 Hui Ching has been an active advocate for Effective Microorganisms (EM) and their applications for the environment.


This course will be delivered in English and has NO assessment.

Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance.

Course Fees

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.

Singaporeans aged 50 years and above who wish to apply for the course at the special course fee will need to email a copy of their NRIC during the course fee payment before the course commencement.

Eligible for funding by National Silver Academy. Funding ends 31 March 2022.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 50 and above$159.60
Full Course Fee$299.60