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The International Career Institute (ICI) is an independent and private provider of online education.

ICI students are given skills that will change their employment prospects and increase their value to employers. The Institute listens to employers via its strong links to industry.

The Institute currently offers over 50 exciting careers and lifestyle focused courses to a broad range of adult learners regardless of location or prior experience and education.

Director’s Welcome Message

Dear Prospective Student

We are glad you are visiting our website today. If you want to prepare for a better, brighter future, you’re at the right place! And you’re not alone. Right now, thousands of ICI students are at home or work, experiencing the convenience and excitement of our self-paced, professional-level distance learning programs.

Just think: in less than a year from now – perhaps as little as several months — you could be receiving your diploma in a field that fits your interest, talents and goals. There is nothing to compare with the sense of self-confidence that comes from having specialized knowledge and skills. Your diploma will give you the competitive edge as you pursue exciting career opportunities.

ICI is a proven educational method, committed to student service, and reasonable tuition prices which results in an outstanding learning experience. We hope you’ll join us today. We’ll be right there with you from Lesson One until graduation day.

Take the next step towards achieving your goals today by learning how to enrol.

Yours Sincerely,

Dr Michael Machica

Industry Links


ICI is recognized internationally. The Institute has:

Accreditations, Registrations, Affiliations & Memberships

ICI is accredited and recognised by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC). IAPCC accreditation ensures that the Institute has met IAPCC benchmarks in the areas of course content, course delivery, student assessments, administration and the tutorial faculty.
ICI is accredited by the International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC). Founded in 1999, IARC is a non-profit education industry association that provides recognition, approval and endorsement of institutions provided they meet and satisfy a set of academic, ethical and operational standards.
ICI is a member of the European Association for Distance Learning (EADL) and has agreed to abide by its Code of Conduct and conform to its Quality Standards. EADL represents private and non-governmental European education providers offering high quality and educationally sound distance learning.
ICI is a member of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition. The Coalition is an initiative of the European Commission. It brings together Member States, companies, non-profit organisations and education providers, who are involved in building digital skills in Europe. The Coalition works with its members to develop digital skills for all (digital society), digital skills for the labour force, and digital skills in education (lifelong learning).
ICI is an Approved Training Provider with the International Institute of Complimentary Therapists (IICT). IICT is a leading professional body representing practitioners operating within the natural health industry. ICI students and graduates are able to obtain IICT Membership. Membership provides numerous benefits such as access to discounted Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance. (Relevant to Nutrition courses offered by ICI).
ICI is an educational member of the International Nanny Association (INA). In 1985, nanny agency owners, nannies, and nanny educators from Australia, New Zealand, the United States, England, Canada, and New Zealand gathered at Scripps College in Claremont, California, for the first INA conference. Since 1985, INA has become the global industry body for Nannies all around the world. (Relevant to Nanny courses offered by ICI).
ICI is a design school member of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). ICI students are eligible to join the IIDA as Student Members, which qualifies them for entry to trade shows and provides discounts on products. (Relevant to: Interior Design & Decoration courses offered by ICI).iida-logo
ICI is an Education Institute Member of the International Association of Counselling (IAC). IAC is an NGO with consultative status at the United Nations. Since, 1966, IAC has advanced the development of counselling in order to improve people’s well-being and has played a significant role in the development of counselling services in many parts of the world.
ICI is a CMA College Member and is found on the Complementary Medical Association’s Register of Education Providers. ICI has met the expectations of this global organization, which represents more than 100 colleges and 15,000 practitioners in the field. (Relevant to: Counselling, Natural Health, Nutrition and Massage courses offered by ICI).
ICI is registered with the Intellectual Property Office. Trade Mark number: 2615570. The trademark is for the following services: vocational education and adult education services, namely conducting distance learning instruction, provision of education courses and employment training.
ICI is a participant of the U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs “Civil Society” initiative. ICI is listed on the Civil Society Network, a web portal devoted to non-government organizations in association with the United Nations to promote best practices in the field of economic and social development. ICI is a representative of its student body which resides across some 78 countries worldwide.undessa-logo
ICI has signed a Corporate Covenant with the Ministry of Defence. ICI is a college that is committed to supporting member’s of the Armed Forces through subsidised training and scholarships. ICI has had a long tradition of training members of the Armed Forces and those transitioning back to civilian life.12
ICI is recognized by Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists, and Hynotherapists (ACCPH). ACCPH is an independent professional body and register for people in the counselling and psychology professions.ACCPH
ICI is a partner of St. Paul University Philippines (SPUP). The ICI-SPUP partnership is focused on jointly delivering transnational education programs to students globally. SPUP was founded over 115 years ago and is recognized as an autonomous university by the Commission on Higher Education.SPUP
ICI is a member of the International Vocational Education and Training Association (IVETA). Founded in 1984, IVETA is dedicated to the advancement and improvement of high-quality vocational education and training.


Our mission is to provide our learners with high-quality courses that develop highly effective graduates who have the knowledge and skills to embark on a new chosen career or advance themselves in careers they may already be engaged with.


“Real Skills for the Real World” is the fundamental philosophy toward learning at ICI. Our learning content, faculty and graduate outcomes are geared towards imparting practical knowledge and skills. The Institute was founded on the principle that the key to success in today’s business and work environment is knowledge.


The International Career Institute is a private provider of education and training whose purpose is: