ICCA Dubai provide support & services for corporate training, product launches, product demonstrations, technical training, menu development, research & development and project solutions.
Apart from a premium mockup restaurant setting for live demonstrations, the ICCA Dubai’s state of the art training kitchens are designed to support video recording & live webcast.
Trained Student Chefs for Internship & Active Placement
As part of its vocational training ICCA Dubai also helps its students acquire active work place exposure and hands–on experience necessary to seamlessly integrate, and effectively deliver in the hospitality industry.
ICCA Dubai also helps create value addition to the Chefs trained and for the prospective employers as well, by way of a unique last mile outlet specific customization program. Thereby young chefs and cooks, with a high level of culinary skills and a broad Commercial Cookery knowledge base, are made available for internship and active placement in the Hospitality and Cruise line Industry, internationally.
If one is looking for a career in food production & catering, such as setting up a business enterprise of international standards or qualifying to take up employment as a Commis / Assistant Chef in the Hospitality Industry, these Internationally recognized Vocational Qualifications (IVQ) will initiate you on the right path.
Centre for Culinary Arts (ICCA) Dubai is a State of the Art Vocational
Education Training (VET) Centre, to teach and train International Commercial
Cookery, based on Classical Continental Cuisine and popular Regional
Specialties from the world over.
Established in 2005, ICCA Dubai’s mission is to become the leading culinary training provider in the Middle East and redefine the way in which professional & personal culinary training is delivered across the region.
ICCA Dubai has been featured amongst the Top 10 Culinary institutes in the World and awarded the “Recognition of Quality Culinary Education” by the World Association of Chefs Societies (World Chefs), a global authority on food and food standards. The “Recognition of Quality Culinary Education” award seeks to recognize training and education that meets or exceeds the culinary standards education established by WACS.
The Academic Faculty here is City & Guilds certified and deliver industry-centered training, with an integrated approach for the refinement of Food Production and Kitchen Management Skills, thus enabling students to seamlessly integrate, effectively deliver and excel in the Hospitality and Cruise Line industry internationally.
ICCA Dubai due to its success in delivering the highest quality of vocational training has been awarded the right to offer the prestigious City & Guilds London, International Bursary. The Bursary awards, deserving candidates from financially underprivileged backgrounds in select countries around the world, to achieve a City & Guilds qualification.
Dubai is a very comfortable and sophisticated learning environment. Classrooms
and work areas are centrally air-conditioned, modern, spacious and equipped
with all the latest technologies & aids.
The State of the Art training kitchen facilities here include a well-appointed and complete range of top of the line machinery & equipment, designer meeting areas, a coffee lounge, student breakout areas, a library, a full Wi-Fi Network, electronically secured environment and multi-lingual staff for assistance.
Dubai courses are of a high academic standard and are industry centered. They
focus on hands-on practical training as well as theoretical and professional
training, enabling students to seamlessly integrate and excel in the industry.
The Programs at ICCA Dubai are intensive. The course and training is delivered simulating the industry work environment.
Successful completion of the Diploma program at ICCA Dubai, enables candidates to opt for Work Experience Placement in the UAE or in international cruise lines.
ICCA Dubai's multi lingual staff can also provide language assistance in certain languages, when required. We offer complete academic support for students by providing help with academic work and academic counseling.
ICCA Dubai is a City & Guilds London approved centre delivering City & Guilds accredited International Vocational Qualifications (IVQ) and Certifications for its bespoke programs as a City & Guilds London Accredited Centre.
Professional, Amateur & Barista Programs offered here adhere to the International Vocational Qualification - IVQ, guidelines and standards, accredited by the City & Guilds, London, that ensure high quality skills and competency based education & training.
Sugar Craft Programs offered here adhere to the PME Knightsbridge London, guidelines and standards, that ensure high quality skills and competency based education & training.
The Gelato training programs offered at ICCA Dubai are in association with Carpigiani Gelato University, Italy.
ICCA Dubai Food Safety Programs are accredited by Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance, UK. The Food Safety qualifications issued are Internationally Recognized by Ofqual, DCELLS, CCEA, SQA, UK and Dubai Municipality Approved.
successful completion of the prescribed Guided Learning Hours the internal
theoretical and practical examinations at ICCA Dubai, a Certificate of
Completion, attested by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA),
Ministry of Education, Government of Dubai, UAE, is issued for the Diploma
& Amateur programs in Cookery & Patisserie and the Barista Business
Upon successful completion of City & Guilds International Examination held online at ICCA Dubai on completion of the course, the City & Guild IVQ qualification is awarded for the Diploma & Amateur programs in Cookery & Patisserie and the Barista Skills program.
PME Knightsbridge London Diplomas are awarded on completion of each Sugar Craft module. On completion of all three modules a “Master Crafter Certificate” is awarded.
Upon successful completion of each Gelato program a certificate is awarded from the CARPIGIANI GELATO UNIVERSITY, Italy.
Upon successful completion of the Basic Food Safety course the candidates are awarded Certificates of Completion, attested by the Dubai Municipality (DM), Government of Dubai, UAE. For all other Food Safety Courses, upon successful completion of the HABC Examination, HABC Certification - Internationally Recognized by Ofqual, DCELLS, CCEA and SQA, UK, is awarded.
ICCA Dubai Lifestyle Classes are hobby class, hence are not formally certified. A Letter of Participation is issued upon request.
Experience Placement (WEP) follows the over 620 hours of intensive on campus
guided learning and training. The WEP program, provides student chefs with
valuable hands on involvement in the industry-working environment by way of a
paid work experience and paves the way for further career opportunities.
The work experience placement program is not mandatory for the diploma qualification.
Placement for the paid WEP Program is arranged by way of on-campus interviews. The placement contracts are directly agreed to, between the candidates and the Human Resource (HR) Department of the respective employing company.
ICCA Dubai provides all coordination support for the first confirmed paid WEP Program on a No Cost Basis, at the Commis Chef (III, II or I) levels in the UAE / GCC Countries or on leading international cruise lines NCL, USA.
For more details on the WEP, kindly refer to the Professional Program Course Prospectus.
For details on individual course costs, kindly refer to the Course Prospectus in the respective program section.
can be made to ICCA Dubai through any of the following methods:
Online Payment - Through the secured payment gateway provided in the website.
Telegraphic Transfer - Transfer of fees from overseas bank account to ICCA Dubai's bank account
Beneficiary : International Centre for Culinary Arts FZ LLC
A/C No. / IBAN No. : AE090400000322142802002
Beneficiary Bank : National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah (P.S.C)
Branch & Address : Emaar Business Park Branch, Sheik Zayed Road, Dubai UAE
SWIFT Code : NRAKAEAK
Intermediate Bank Details :
Bank Name & Address : Standard Chartered Bank, New York, USA.
SWIFT : SCBLUS33
Direct Deposit - Bank Transfer of fees between local bank accounts (AED Account)
Beneficiary : International Centre for Culinary Arts FZ LLC.
A/c. No. / IBAN No. : AE36 0400 0003 2214 2802 001
Beneficiary Bank : National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah (PSC)
Branch & Address : Emaar Business Park Branch, Sheik Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE
SWIFT Code : NRAKAEAK
Credit Card Authority - Payment by either Visa, Mastercard, Diners Club or Bankcard
Bank draft or bankers cheque - Please make Cheques / Drafts payable to "International Centre for Culinary Arts FZ LLC."
Cash - Direct cash payment can be made at the front office desk.
Yes. As soon as you pay your tuition fees, they are held in a bank account administered by ICCA Dubai and they are not accessed until you begin your course.
plans are not available for overseas students (International Admissions).
For the Diploma and Amateur programs in Cookery & Patisserie, Installments are available to UAE Residents (UAE Admissions). All instalments must be secured by way of postdated cheques. Kindly enquire at the admission office for details.
could chose to make an online enquiry using the respective program Online
Enquiry Form, upon which all details on the program such as Program Brief,
Prospectus etc. would be emailed with detailed instructions on the admission
Alternatively, you could come to ICCA Dubai in person and apply.
Start Dates for all courses are detailed under Course & Date, in the respective program section.
Yes, ICCA Dubai has procedures & policies and the same is made available at the time of admission.
has a sub tropical and arid climate; sunny blue skies and high temperatures may
be expected most of the year and rainfall is infrequent and irregular, falling
mainly in the winter.
Temperatures range from a low of around 10˚ Celsius in winter to a high of 48˚ Celsius in the summer. The mean daily maximum is 24˚Celsius in January, rising to 42˚ Celsius in August.
matter what your hobbies, likes and interests are, you are sure to discover
lots of things to see and do in Dubai. We urge all our students to go out and
Visit - Life in Dubai, under Professional Program - International Students & Life in Dubai, for more ideas.
While the cost of living will depend on your lifestyle, students usually need around AED 500/- per month to cover personal expenditures, as accommodation, transport and food are provided in the package offered.
are several medical centres in the city near ICCA Dubai and the hostel
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