• Australian School of Culinary Arts 2
  • Australian School of Culinary Arts 1
Gain an industry respected qualification to start your career as a Chef or Pastry Chef.

There has never been a better time to study Culinary Arts, the restaurant industry experienced 3.17% growth in 2013 and is expected to continue growing.  The School of Culinary Arts (ASCA) is a school solely devoted to the teaching of Culinary Arts and to developing aspiring young chefs.  We have over 20 years of experience of providing training of the highest of quality.

We pride ourselves on the skills and knowledge of our graduates.  You will use the best fresh ingredients from local markets and specialty produce wholesales when in our commercial kitchens. Class sizes are kept small (maximum 18 for practical) to ensure you have adequate working space and attention from your chef lecturers.  You will be taught by internationally experienced chef lecturers who will help you practice technique in our fully equipped, modern commercial kitchens.

You will take part in an Industry Work Placement where you will put the skills and techniques learned at college into practice in a work environment.  Placements are organised by our Work Place Coordinator and run from week 6 till the end of your course.

Studying a Certificate III course in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Service sector offers fantastic employment opportunities.  In 2013, 88.8% of graduates were in employment or further studies within 6 months of course completion.  

Our Culinary Arts programs include the Australian Commercial Cookery and Patisserie courses, both focused on teaching the skills and knowledge of preparing and presenting food to the highest possible standards that lead you to a future career as a Professional Chef.