There are two types of people:
The Curious & The Skilled.

The Curious wants to learn new skills.
But, where can one find a passionate instructor?

The Skilled wants to teach & share skills.
But, where can one find interested individuals?

The first of its kind in Brunei
to connect The Curious to The Skilled.


BenchLab began with a duo's small dream to change the way weekends are spent in Brunei. Our goal was to create a platform where skilled individuals have the opportunities to teach and earn part-time whilst curious individuals have the opportunities to garner new skills, which, perhaps, may lead to new hobbies or business ventures.

In February 2018, BenchLab was shortlisted in the 100-day Darussalam Enterprise (DARe) Startup Bootcamp Cycle 3. It was only on 1 April 2018 when we hosted our very first workshop, BenchLab Fashion Sketching Workshop featuring a fashion designer, Humaira Zakaria as the instructor. The best part about hosting such workshop is experiencing the magical connection between an Instructor and Students! Hence, we want to continue upholding what BenchLab really is: it is "Where Curiosity Meets Skills".

Since then, we have hosted over 200 workshops and courses in the categories of Arts & Design, Food & Beverages and Life Skills. If you haven't, please take your time to browse our selection of upcoming workshops and courses on this website. We hope that you will consider joining us. By participating in one, you are helping skilled individuals earn teaching experience and confidence to grow professionally as well as helping BenchLab to continue providing our services to Brunei and beyond.

If you are interested to join our team, to become a BenchLab Instructor, to become a Venue Partner or to sponsor BenchLab in any way, please send an email to

Thank you.

- Your Friends at BenchLab

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