Home School Culinary Programme

 
Take the first steps in your culinary journey, like celebrity Chefs Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay who also studied Food Preparation at a young age.
 
We are excited to welcome you to our cutting-edge online Home School Culinary programme designed for students between 13 – 19 years of age. 
 
Perfect for all budding Culinary professionals, our brand-new Home School programme gives students an opportunity to nurture their burgeoning cooking talent from their kitchen at home.

In this programme you will learn the skills you need to start your career as a Chef.

With this qualification, you will be able to:

  • Enter the Culinary world as a Commi Chef
  • Eligible to enroll at the next level – Culinary Arts or Baking & Patisserie
  • Have a Culinary passport to Work and Travel all over the world
  • Start your own business and be your own boss
 
Join the ranks of celebrity Chefs like Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay, who also started out their culinary journeys armed with a City & Guilds qualification.
 
We are excited to welcome you to our cutting-edge online Home School Culinary programme designed for students between 13 – 19 years of age. 
 
City & Guilds (UK) is an Internationally recognized qualification which will enable you to work all over the world. Perfect for all budding Culinary professionals, our brand-new Home School programme gives students an opportunity to get globally recognized qualification from their kitchen at home.

On completion of the Home School programme modules and along with your Industry Practical, you will then be eligible to apply to do the final International Exams (Theory & Practical).

In this programme you will learn the skills you need to start your career as a Chef.

With this qualification, you will be able to:

  • Enter the Culinary world as a Commi Chef
  • Eligible to enroll at the next level – Culinary Arts or Baking & Patisserie
  • Have a Culinary passport to Work and Travel all over the world
  • Start your own business and be your own boss

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With this Certificate of Achievement:

You will learn what it is like to work in food preparation and explore a career in the Culinary Arts.  This course is perfect if you would like to learn basic skills and knowledge and perhaps become a chef one day.

When you study with us:

  • You join a global community of online students via our weekly discussion forums and webinars
  • Receive one on one feedback from your Chef Instructor and Assessor
  • Study at your own pace and fit it into your homeschooling
  • Download your e-portfolio of all your completed work and cakes
  • Receive a Certificate of Achievement and Digital Badge on successful completion

Our learning system is easy to navigate and user friendly. You can download the app on your smartphone and complete your studies from anywhere in the world. 

Our team is ready to get you started.

Enrol Now!

Our Home School Program allows you 10 months to complete every module.

Depending on the time you have available to study, each module should take in the region of 100 hours each to complete. Which works out to 10 hours a month.

The Home School Program is set up into a series of 7 Modules. On completion of each module, you will then progress to the next module. Maximum time set out for each module is 6 months, but depending on the amount of time you have to allocate to your studies, you should be able to complete each module in 100 hours. Which equates to 12.5 full (8 hour) days or 25 half (4 hour) days. If you have any questions about this course, please Contact Us and we will assist you with everything you need. 

MODULE 1: Prepare food for cold presentation

Practical Cooking:

  • Salmon Canapes
  • Witlof Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing
  • Sandwiches selection
  • Coleslaw with Lemon Pepper Mayonnaise
  • Anti Pasta Plate with Guacamole
  • Prawn Cocktail With 1000 Island Sauce

MODULE 2: Apply health and safety, food safety and security practices to ensure own safety and minimize potential hazards for customers:

  • Safety at Work
  • Food Safety in Catering ( This can be examined for the City & Guilds Food Safety Certificate Cost $40)

Practical Cooking:

  • Basic Pasta and Sauce Napoletana
  • Swiss Roll
  • Parmesan Twists
  • Mystery Basket

MODULE 3: Communicate effectively and behave in a professional manner, introduction to the hospitality industry, follow standard operating procedures to deal with familiar problems in a commercial kitchen

  • Communicate effectively & behave in a professional manner with colleagues, managers, and customers
  • Introduction to the hospitality and catering industry
  • Introduction to basic kitchen procedures
  • Introduction to basic nutrition

Practical Cooking:

  • Chocolate Mousse
  • Basic Biscuits
  • Almond Tuille
  • Mystery Basket

MODULE 4: Apply fundamental cookery skills to prepare, cook, and present a range of basic dishes employing commodities commonly used in the industry.

  • Prepare, cook and finish foods by frying

Practical Cooking:

  • Crumbed Calamari with Stir Fried Vegetables
  • Pan Fried Sirloin Steak with Pomme Frites

MODULE 5: Apply fundamental cookery skills to prepare, cook, and present a range of basic dishes employing commodities commonly used in the industry.

  • Prepare, cook and finish foods by braising and stewing

Practical Cooking:

  • Ratatouille
  • Lamb Brochettes with Boulangere Potatoes
  • Chicken Saute Chasseur
  • Vegetable Curry

MODULE 6: Apply fundamental cookery skills to prepare, cook, and present a range of basic dishes employing commodities commonly used in the industry.

  • Prepare, cook and finish foods by boiling, poaching and steaming

Practical Cooking:

  • Minestrone Soup
  • Eggs en Cocotte
  • Steamed Pudding
  • Gnocci Parisienne
  • Fettuccini Carbonara
  • Poached Pears

MODULE 7: Apply fundamental cookery skills to prepare, cook, and present a range of basic dishes employing commodities commonly used in the industry.

  • Prepare, cook and finish foods by baking, roasting and grilling

Practical Cooking:

  • Phyllo Parcels with Ratatouille and Haloumi
  • Crocque Monsieur
  • Roast Chicken with Duchess Potatoes
  • Gnocci Romaine
  • Butternut Pumpkin and Persian Feta Tart
  • Quiche Lorraine
  • Fruit Scone

INTERNATIONAL CULINARY STUDIO CERTIFICATION

Once you have completed both your theoretical and practical components and assessments, you will be awarded with an International Culinary Studio Certificate of Achievement and a Digital Badge for each completed Module.

Payment Option
Full Payment
$2100 Once Off
Individual Module Payment (x 7 Modules)

$30 Deposit  and $30 for 9 Months for Each Module

The deposit is required to commence with the module

The investment includes:

  • Personal online login to our Learner Management System, all study material and videos.
  • Online e-portfolio
  • Certification

OPTIONAL 

Text Book: Practical Cookery $ 100 Optional but recommended if you are considering the City & Guilds Certification as an additional resource.

Full Chefs Uniform: $140 (At an average cost, for the cooking practical’s and to be purchased and sourced by you)

Ingredients: At an average of $35 for each of the cooking modules.

NZ Student Card: Personalised student card (NZ students receive discounts by using their student card in NZ) $25

City & Guilds Costs: Registration, Assessments, Revision, Final Theory and Final Practical Examinations $2500  

Note that this programme is not NZQA-accredited but is accredited for inclusion within a CENZ Certificate.

CITY & GUILDS CERTIFICATION

Once you have completed both your theoretical and practical components and assessments, You will be assessed by a qualified assessor and if declared competent will be awarded a City & Guilds Skills Qualification.

City & Guilds Qualification: Certificate in Food Preparation & Cooking.

On successful assessment and completion of all your modules, you have the option to continue the full programme until your final Examinations. In order to complete this, you will be required to complete industry practical experience, complete a number of revision exercises in preparation for the examinations. This includes final City & Guilds Theory and Practical Examinations.  

Minimum Enrolment Requirements

You must be a minimum of 13 years old and up to 19 years to eligible for this programme, with a minimum of 9 years schooling to start with the first module.

Where to download your Learner Management System App 

Download the Canvas Student App on the link below. Find International Culinary Studio as your school and login with your details.

Google Play

Apple

With this Certificate of Achievement:

You will learn what it is like to work in food preparation and explore a career in the Culinary Arts.  This course is perfect if you would like to learn basic skills and knowledge and perhaps become a chef one day.

When you study with us:

  • You join a global community of online students via our weekly discussion forums and webinars
  • Receive one on one feedback from your Chef Instructor and Assessor
  • Study at your own pace and fit it into your homeschooling
  • Download your e-portfolio of all your completed work and cakes
  • Receive a Certificate of Achievement and Digital Badge on successful completion

Our learning system is easy to navigate and user friendly. You can download the app on your smartphone and complete your studies from anywhere in the world. 

Our team is ready to get you started.

Enrol Now!

Our Home School Program allows you 10 months to complete every module.

Depending on the time you have available to study, each module should take in the region of 100 hours each to complete. Which works out to 10 hours a month.

The Home School Program is set up into a series of 7 Modules. On completion of each module, you will then progress to the next module. Maximum time set out for each module is 6 months, but depending on the amount of time you have to allocate to your studies, you should be able to complete each module in 100 hours. Which equates to 12.5 full (8 hour) days or 25 half (4 hour) days. If you have any questions about this course, please Contact Us and we will assist you with everything you need. 

MODULE 1: Prepare food for cold presentation

Practical Cooking:

  • Salmon Canapes
  • Witlof Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing
  • Sandwiches selection
  • Coleslaw with Lemon Pepper Mayonnaise
  • Anti Pasta Plate with Guacamole
  • Prawn Cocktail With 1000 Island Sauce

MODULE 2: Apply health and safety, food safety and security practices to ensure own safety and minimize potential hazards for customers:

  • Safety at Work
  • Food Safety in Catering ( This can be examined for the City & Guilds Food Safety Certificate Cost $40)

Practical Cooking:

  • Basic Pasta and Sauce Napoletana
  • Swiss Roll
  • Parmesan Twists
  • Mystery Basket

MODULE 3: Communicate effectively and behave in a professional manner, introduction to the hospitality industry, follow standard operating procedures to deal with familiar problems in a commercial kitchen

  • Communicate effectively & behave in a professional manner with colleagues, managers, and customers
  • Introduction to the hospitality and catering industry
  • Introduction to basic kitchen procedures
  • Introduction to basic nutrition

Practical Cooking:

  • Chocolate Mousse
  • Basic Biscuits
  • Almond Tuille
  • Mystery Basket

MODULE 4: Apply fundamental cookery skills to prepare, cook, and present a range of basic dishes employing commodities commonly used in the industry.

  • Prepare, cook and finish foods by frying

Practical Cooking:

  • Crumbed Calamari with Stir Fried Vegetables
  • Pan Fried Sirloin Steak with Pomme Frites

MODULE 5: Apply fundamental cookery skills to prepare, cook, and present a range of basic dishes employing commodities commonly used in the industry.

  • Prepare, cook and finish foods by braising and stewing

Practical Cooking:

  • Ratatouille
  • Lamb Brochettes with Boulangere Potatoes
  • Chicken Saute Chasseur
  • Vegetable Curry

MODULE 6: Apply fundamental cookery skills to prepare, cook, and present a range of basic dishes employing commodities commonly used in the industry.

  • Prepare, cook and finish foods by boiling, poaching and steaming

Practical Cooking:

  • Minestrone Soup
  • Eggs en Cocotte
  • Steamed Pudding
  • Gnocci Parisienne
  • Fettuccini Carbonara
  • Poached Pears

MODULE 7: Apply fundamental cookery skills to prepare, cook, and present a range of basic dishes employing commodities commonly used in the industry.

  • Prepare, cook and finish foods by baking, roasting and grilling

Practical Cooking:

  • Phyllo Parcels with Ratatouille and Haloumi
  • Crocque Monsieur
  • Roast Chicken with Duchess Potatoes
  • Gnocci Romaine
  • Butternut Pumpkin and Persian Feta Tart
  • Quiche Lorraine
  • Fruit Scone

INTERNATIONAL CULINARY STUDIO CERTIFICATION

Once you have completed both your theoretical and practical components and assessments, you will be awarded with an International Culinary Studio Certificate of Achievement and a Digital Badge for each completed Module.

Payment Option
Full Payment
$2100 Once Off
Individual Module Payment (x 7 Modules)

$30 Deposit  and $30 for 9 Months for Each Module

The deposit is required to commence with the module

The investment includes:

  • Personal online login to our Learner Management System, all study material and videos.
  • Online e-portfolio
  • Certification

OPTIONAL 

Text Book: Practical Cookery $ 100 Optional but recommended if you are considering the City & Guilds Certification as an additional resource.

Full Chefs Uniform: $140 (At an average cost, for the cooking practical’s and to be purchased and sourced by you)

Ingredients: At an average of $35 for each of the cooking modules.

NZ Student Card: Personalised student card (NZ students receive discounts by using their student card in NZ) $25

City & Guilds Costs: Registration, Assessments, Revision, Final Theory and Final Practical Examinations $2500  

Note that this programme is not NZQA-accredited but is accredited for inclusion within a CENZ Certificate.

CITY & GUILDS CERTIFICATION

Once you have completed both your theoretical and practical components and assessments, You will be assessed by a qualified assessor and if declared competent will be awarded a City & Guilds Skills Qualification.

City & Guilds Qualification: Certificate in Food Preparation & Cooking.

On successful assessment and completion of all your modules, you have the option to continue the full programme until your final Examinations. In order to complete this, you will be required to complete industry practical experience, complete a number of revision exercises in preparation for the examinations. This includes final City & Guilds Theory and Practical Examinations.  

Minimum Enrolment Requirements

You must be a minimum of 13 years old and up to 19 years to eligible for this programme, with a minimum of 9 years schooling to start with the first module.

Where to download your Learner Management System App 

Download the Canvas Student App on the link below. Find International Culinary Studio as your school and login with your details.

Google Play

Apple