You can apply for a study program at the Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney campus either online or by downloading an application form. The easiest way to apply is by using the online application tool. Applying using this method enables your application to be processed and Letter of Offer issued, in a speedy, efficient manner by the Le Cordon Bleu Admissions Office.
To assist with your application, please visit our glossary of terms.
How to Apply
Are you Looking to Apply for Academic Credit?
- Apply Online or Download your Application Form
Apply online for the following progammes offered by the Le Cordon Bleu Australia or apply by downloading an application form for all of the above progammes:
- Complete your Application Form
The application form asks for all of the information we require from you to enrol you in the course of your choice. Please ensure that you complete all sections in as much detail as possible. Please refer to our disability supplement information to assit with completing the form, if you need any further assistance with your application, or have any questions please contact us.
- Prepare your Supporting Documents
The application form asks for all of the supporting pieces of documentation that you need to provide with your application.
- Streamlined Student Visa Processing Forms (SSVF) - International Students
- Certified copies of High School Certificate/Diplomas or equivalent qualification
- Certified copies of academic transcripts
- Certified copies of Letter(s) of Completion from Tertiary Institutions/Universities
- Subject curriculum documentation (if requesting Recognition of Prior Learning /course credit for subjects previously completed and completed Academic Credit application form)
- English Language proficiency result (IELTS preferred) if English is not your first language
- Evidence of work experience provided in the form of a letter from your employer stating your dates of employment, position(s) held, duties undertaken and number of hours worked
- Curriculum Vitae / Resume
- Photocopy of Passport details
Please ensure that all of your documents are valid and are in a format to allow you to submit with your application.
For applicants enrolled in Le Cordon Bleu Australia VET programs and selected units in the Bachelor of Business undergraduate program, applicants are expected to meet physical demands and be medically fit for working independently in a commercial setting. The programs contained in this training and assessment strategy require participants to have a reasonable level of physical capabilities to be able to undertake the learning required to complete the course successfully. Typically these include but are not limited to - standing for periods of time (up to 9 hours), lifting and manual handling of equipment.
Upon acceptance into a Le Cordon Bleu Australia program as per Le Cordon Bleu Australia Student Selection and Admissions Policy, in accordance to Le Cordon Bleu Australia Access and Equity Policy and the Disability Standards to Education 2005, Le Cordon Bleu Australia will make every effort to ensure that the admission, enrolment, learning and course participation as well as usage of available facilities and services are free from discrimination.
Are you looking to apply for Academic Credit? Academic Credit is explained as the following two options:
Submit your Completed Application Form
Credit Transfer - a system whereby successfully completed units of study contribute towards a degree or diploma can be transferred from one course to another.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - recognition of prior learning is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual's relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning) to determine the credit outcomes of an individual application for credit.
Assessment of any associate application for Academic Credit will be assessed by Academic Services. Applications with Academic Credit included may take between 10-14 days for an assessment to be completed.
If you wish to apply for one of the above, please ensure that you complete the following:
Academic Credit Application Form.
Please refer to our evidence guide for information that will assist your application. This includes how to complete and the types of evidence required.
Online applications are submitted as the final part of the application process. Downloaded application forms may be submitted by email or post. All supporting documentation must be submitted with your completed application form.
Assessment of Application
Once we recieve your application form we will assess whether you meet the entry requirements for the study program that you have applied for. This includes education background, age and English ability.
Letter of Offer
If you are an International student, your application will be subject to the Simplified student visa framework (SSVF) guidelines where an assessment will be made to determine whether you are a Genuine temporary entrant (GTE). GTE is used to identify those applicants who are using the student visa program for motives other than gaining a quality education.
For further information please visit Department of Home Affiars.
Once our Admissions team have received your completed application, a Letter of Offer will be issued within 3 business days of receipt. If you have applied direct to Le Cordon Bleu Australia, this will be sent to the email address advised on your application. Alternatively, if you have applied through an Education Agent, it will be sent via email directly to them. Please note, all applicants must provide original or original certified copies of all relevant academic qualifications (including original copies of academic transcripts in the language used by the issuing institution together with copies of those documents translated into English, where required).
Should your application not be accepted, you will be notified via email with a guide as to why you were unsuccessful in this instance. Please refer to our Student Selection and Admissions Policy for further information. Should you wish to appeal this decision, you may refer to our Complaints and Appeals Policy on how to take further action.
If an applicant has met all other admission requirements but does not meet the requirements for English language, the applicant may be admitted to the English Language Program offered at a recognised Le Cordon Bleu Australia partner for a period of up to 55 weeks depending on proficiency and apptitude. Students automatically progress to the Le Cordon Bleu Australia programs upon obtaining the required minimum level of English laguage proficiency and recommendation from partner institutes.
Applicants who have completed Le Cordon Bleu Australia Culinary programs may enter Le Cordon Bleu Australia Bachelor of Business programs via articulated pathways.
Once your application is approved a Letter of Offer will be issued. This will include the Acceptance of Offer with payment details.
Some International Applicants under SSVF will be required to submit financial evidence showing that they have the funds required for their first year in Australia as listed in the table below:
Yourself: Return air fare to Australia
Family members: One return air fare to Australia per person
Yourself: Course fees
Children aged 5 - 18: AUD$8,000 per year
Yourself: AUD$20,290 per year
Partner: AUD$6,515 per year
First Child: AUD$3,720 per year
Each other child: AUD$2,790 per year
Where financials as above have been requested you will be advised by the Admissions team when approved to proceed with making payment.
Should you wish to Defer or Withdraw from Le Cordon Bleu
If you are looking to defer your studies to the next intake, please complete a copy of our deferral form and provide to our Admissions Team. Upon receipt, if available, a new Letter of Offer will be issued. You will be required to sign a new Acceptance of Offer and a new Confirmation will be issued.
Please note that as the dates of offer will have changed we do require a new Acceptance of Offer showing you do wish to proceed with these dates before a Confirmation can be issued.
During the course of study, students may apply for leave of absence or deferral due to special consideration (due to illness of family disruption).
Leave of Absence form
If you are wishing to withdraw from Le Cordon Bleu Australia, please complete a Withdrawal and Refund form and send through to our Admissions Team. Please read our Fees, Refunds and Conditions Policy for a detailed explanation of what refund you may be eligible for.
If you are seeking to transfer to another provider, please ensure you also complete the Request for Release form and provide all supporting documents. Once completed please send through to our Admissions Department. Withdrawal Form
Acceptance and Fee Payment
Request for Refund Form
Request for Release Form
Your fee payment must accompany your completed Acceptance Form. Paying your fees and accepting your place well in advance of study progamme commencement will help to ensure that your place in the progamme is secure.
We recommend that you read our Fees, Refunds and Conditions Policy prior to returning your Acceptance Form and Fees.
Applying for a Student Visa
Once we have received your Acceptance Form and fee payment we will send you a Receipt of Payment, Confirmation of Enrolment. International applicants will also receive an electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE), required to apply for your Student Visa. At this time your place in the class is confirmed.
More information on applying for Student Visas can be found at the Department of Home Affairs.
Once you have obtained your Australian Student Visa, you are able to book and pay for your flights to campus. You should arrange to arrive in your campus City at least two days before the commencement of your study progamme as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment.
To arrange accommodation ahead of your arrival please read the accommodation information provided for Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney campus.
Welcome and Orientation
Our Le Cordon Bleu Student Services team will be delighted to welcome you and your fellow students on campus as part of your orientation/induction progamme.