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Australia’s School of Commercial Cooking

Cooking School of Hospitality delivering Commercial Cookery Courses - study to become a Chef
Hospitality Academia's Courses are Fully Approved and Accredited by the Government of Australia

Commercial Cookery School Overview

Our commercial cooking school prepares students to work at Prep Cook, Demi Chef De Partie levels with a broad range of skills for the hospitality and commercial cooking industry. Areas covered at Academia include advanced technical commercial cooking skills, developing a greater knowledge in finance, staff supervision and quality management.

Students can choose to continue their studies post Certificate III and IV, or package their technical training with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (incorporate a major in Commercial Cookery) to round off their training preparing students to work as Sous or Head Chefs.

Work in Melbourne’s and Brisbane’s top Hotels or Bring out the Master Chef in You

Join our Hospitality School in Melbourne or Brisbane Australia and undertake hospitality courses with work placement with the best establishments in Melbourne or Brisbane as part of your study such as the Langham, The Westin, Park Hyatt Melbourne, RACV Club, The Sheraton, The Four Points by Sheraton and Hotel Jen by Shangri-La group. Join an exciting and customer oriented industry of Hospitality or the creative art form of becoming a Chef operating your own restaurant or joining a fine dining establishment. Recognised as one of the best training Institutes in Australia as our Industry Awards show (see Academia's Awards), Academia International offers real training with real job outcomes.

Are you ready for the next stage in your professional career?

Our hospitality and cooking school is among the leading educational providers in Australia. Enquire after our courses today by contacting our friendly support staff. We look forward to assisting you!

Best Hotel Internships for Work Placement

All of our Hospitality Students, as part of their study, undertake up to 3 month internships at Melbourne's and Brisbane's finest 5 star hotels, including:

  1. The Langham Hotel
  2. The Westin Melbourne
  3. Park Hyatt Melbourne
  4. The RACV Club Melbourne
  5. The Sheraton Melbourne
  6. Four Points Brisbane by Sheraton
  7. Hotel Jen by Shangrila Brisbane
  8. Sofitel Hotel Brisbane
  9. Capri Brisbane

Why Study At Academia?

Study at Academia and experience the world

In addition to our Australian Students, Academia has over 50 nationalities attending our Vocational and English courses on average at any point in time.

Education and Industry Awards

Academia is known as a leader in quality tuition recognized by Industry and the Australian Government as our awards show.

Campuses Location & Facilities

Our campuses situated in the central business districts of Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia. Our Hospitality Students have access to training kitchens, demonstration kitchens, commercial kitchens (through placement), spacious classrooms all with sunlight access, electronic projectors, and computer labs with free internet access during and outside class hours.

mid-sized tertiary institution

You will be treated as an individual at Academia with personalized care and a tailored training plan for students who encounter difficulties in progressing in certain subjects.

Commercial Cookery Courses & Pathway Options

Career prospects

Students who complete Certificate to Diploma courses have opportunities to enter a large number of Hospitality fields (depending on level of qualification attained) including:

  1. Hospitality Operations Manager
  2. Concierge
  3. Commis Chef / Commercial Cook


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