Consumer services

We take your training beyond the classroom and into the real world.

Our leading programmes in baking, culinary and hospitality develop your creative and practical skills – whether you're starting out, or wanting to take the next step in your career. Our authentic training environments, fitted out with the latest equipment, give you real experience with real customers.

Our industry-respected lecturers are passionate about what they do, and ensure they are on top of the latest developments in their field. All our students benefit from small classes, flexible study options and qualifications for every level. Our reputation as a training provider is exceptional, with a high success rate of graduates gaining employed in their chosen area.

You can study in the following areas:

Baking and culinary

Recognition of Prior Learning programme

Your work experience or previous tertiary study may count towards achieving your qualification. Our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programme is designed for those who already have the on-the-job skills and knowledge, but want to take their career to the next level with a qualification.

With RPL we can measure and match your existing skills against credits in our courses – creating a tailored path of study that will not only save you money, but also help you to complete your qualification faster.

To learn more about what our programmes can offer you, view our available programmes by subject area, or make an appointment to speak with one of our RPL facilitators by phoning 0800 62 62 52 (or email

More about our consumer services

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    Short courses

    We have a number of short courses are also available for those wanting to retrain or upskill.

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    Contact details for all programme enquiries.