Professional Programmes


Food Safety in Catering

Our Food Safety Short Course will introduce you to the Basic Food Safety Principles in the
Kitchen, and includes all relevant Food Safety practises and allows you to be certified to
work as a food handler.
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Home School Culinary Arts

Is your passion cooking? Do you dream of cooking as a career or do you love cooking for family and friends….. Our home school programme which is now available in modules will help you reach your dreams!!

Skills Foundation in Basic Food Preparation

The Skills Foundation in Basic Food Preparation course will introduce you to the Basic Food Preparation Principles in the Kitchen, and includes: Hygiene, Safety and Security Procedures, Storage of Equipment and Hazards in the Kitchen, Knife Skills and Basic preparation of Fruit, Vegetable, Fish, Meat, Poultry and Sauces.

Skills Proficiency in Basic Food Preparation

Our Skills Proficiency in Basic Food Preparation course will introduce you to maintaining safe working conditions, adopt safe procedures for themselves and others, prepare equipment and commodities for use cook food using basic techniques.

Food Preparation & Cooking

Your first step towards a rewarding career! Begin your career within the hospitality industry, specialising in kitchen operations, and progress to becoming a qualified chef! This qualification covers an introduction to the hospitality industry, elements of health, safety and nutrition and the preparation, cooking…

Food Preparation & Culinary Arts

Do you already have the knowledge of the basic principles of kitchen work?  Can you demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm to work and study to further your career as a qualified Chef?  This qualification covers both safety at work and the preparation of food, healthy eating, special diets…


Combination Food Preparation & Cooking / Culinary Arts

Become a qualified Chef with this combination course!  This qualification covers all modules from the Food Preparation & Cooking as well as the Food Preparation & Culinary Arts courses.



Baking / Patisserie

Do you already have the knowledge of the basic principles of kitchen work? Would you like to specialise in Patisserie? Can you demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm to work and study to further your career as a qualified Chef? This programme covers food safety, safety at work, preparation of food, and the cooking and finishing of a wide range of patisserie products.

Food Preparation & Cookery Supervision

Are you a qualified, experienced Chef? Are you looking at extending your knowledge of the planning and monitoring of operations and staff within the kitchen environment? This programme covers the supervision of food safety and food production, menu planning and control, global influences, and resource management with the associated training needs.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) enables Chefs and Cooks currently employed in the Hospitality Industry with a minimum of 2 years experience to apply to have their work experience assessed. On successful completion of the assessments online, via our Learner Management System, you may be eligible to complete a final Internationally recognised City & Guilds Qualification.

Short Courses


Cake Baking & Decorating

The Cake Baking & Decorating Course will teach you to create a range of cakes and sponges.  You will learn how to decorate your own perfect cake.  Impress your friends and family with your new skills or be confident enough to start your own cake decorating business.


The Art of Chocolate Confectionery

The Art of Chocolate Confectionery Course will teach you everything you need to know about creating chocolates!  From the types of chocolate, using the correct equipment, tempering chocolate, moulding, fillings and decorating to storing of chocolate.


Sugar Craft

The Sugar Craft Course is a specialist course which teaches everything from the history of sugar work through to boiling, blowing, casting, spinning, pulling and so much more.  You will learn how to design your own sugar based decorations, which will be sure to impress everyone!

Cafe Chef

Café Chef

The Café Chef course has been designed with the café culture of Australia & New Zealand in mind.  This course will ensure you have the fundamentals to succeed in the café environment, and includes Work Health & Safety, Food & Nutrition and Preparing Food for Café Service.

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Special Diets

The Special Diets Course will teach you all the guidelines to nutrition and healthy eating.  A number of specialised dietary requirements are covered in this course, including Coeliac, Gluten Free, Cholesterol, diabetics, Low Sodium, Religion based and Cultural diets.


Kids / Teen Cooking Course

Designed to give you an introduction to the culinary world and help you make your career decision easier in the future!  A fun short course to complete anytime. Impress your family and friends with your new skills!



One Week Free Trial

Culinary qualifications gained through International Culinary Studio are widely recognised as the smart way to study, and at a fraction of the cost of attending a tertiary institution.  Now, you can give it a go for a WEEK at NO COST and if you love it , simply carry on towards gaining an Internationally Recognised Qualification.