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Our Vision & Mission

​To develop a school where students maximise their potential and acquire the skills to pursue their choice of career, anywhere in the world.

  • To inspire our students to achieve greatness in their chosen career path.
  • To hold our rank as one of the leading vocational education providers in the Northern Territory.
  • To remain at the cutting edge of the our industry.
  • To retain a faculty that has vast industry knowledge and a strong grasp on the global application of our programs.

Policies and Procedures

Details about the various policies & procedures we have in place are available below.


Various student forms (applications, complaints, etc) are available below.

Code of Practice

We’re committed to the principle of access and equity in all our services.

What We Do

ICAE delivers vocational training to over 200 students from a wide range of demographics, in a wide range of disciplines including hospitality, business and commercial cookery. Students studying with ICAE range from backpackers to refugees, high school students to industry professionals and almost anyone in-between.

ICAE also has an international Hospitality and Commercial Cookery program especially for international students which focuses on study and work with 2 semesters of full-time industry placement.

ICAE’s objectives are tightly focused on delivering programmes that provide employment outcomes through innovative training and professional capacity building, with a focus on employment outcomes, ICAE has secured many government contracts centered around upskilling the local workforce, thus building a strong reputation with local government.

Programs we deliver

  • Northern Territory Department of Education and Training (DET) funded User Choice and fee-for-service apprenticeship and traineeship training.
  • Fee for service CRICOS registered training for international Hospitality amd Commercial Cookery students.
  • Fee for service skills recognition/assessment only pathways.
  • Australian Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) funded Productivity Places Program recognition of prior learning based assessment for experienced hospitality managers.
  • Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) funded Settlements Grants Program (SGP) pre-employment training for newly arrived humanitarian refugees.
  • DEEWR funded Australian Apprenticeship Access Program (AAAP) for disadvantaged jobseekers.
  • AusAID funded Commercial Cookery training for Timor Leste residents in Dili, Timor Leste.
  • NT DET and Employment Services Australia funded Flexible Response Funding for construction training in remote communities (Elcho Island, Bachelor, Palumpa).


ICAE has been acknowledged with awards at National and State level for our delivery of outstanding training. Some of our awards include:

  • Chief Minister’s NT Export and Industry Awards: Winner – Asian Business Award (2015)
  • Australian Export Awards - National Finalist (2014)
  • NT Chief Minister’s Export and Industry Award – Small Business Award (2013)
  • NT Chief Minister’s Export Award for Education and Training (2011, 2012)
  • ACPET Awards for Excellence - International Provider of the Year Finalist (2012)