Accreditation & Recognitions

ICCA Dubai strives to give its students a world-class culinary experience through its range of approved & bespoke courses, that which have got it an Accredited Centre status from City & Guilds, London. All programs delivered here are recognized by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Ministry of Education, Government of Dubai, UAE.

City & Guilds London

ICCA Dubai is a Ctiy & 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.

City & Guilds London is one of the world’s leading vocational awarding bodies. Founded in the City of London in 1878 and now qualifies over 1.8 million learners in 81 countries every year, offering qualifications in almost every industry qualification including colleges, schools, training providers and employers. City & Guilds qualifications are a global benchmark for vocational excellence, integrity & quality assessment.

City & Guilds Europass Certificate Supplement

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City & Guilds became the first UK awarding body to launch the Europass Certificate Supplement, which provides additional information to a vocational certificate by detailing the exact skills that City & Guilds graduates obtain.

Europass ensures that a wide range of qualifications is easily understood across national systems, making it easier for learners to find employment or training beyond their own country and for employers to choose the best learner to work for their organization.

Recognized by the World Association of Chefs Societies (Worldchefs)

The International Centre for Culinary Arts, Dubai, has been awarded the “Recognition of Quality Culinary Education” by the World Association of Chefs Societies (Worldchefs).

The “Recognition of Quality Culinary Education” award seeks to recognize training and education that meets or exceeds the culinary standards education established by Worldchefs. Worldchefs recognition provides a competitive advantage and assures employers of a candidate’s quality culinary education.

The World Association of Chefs Societies (Worldchefs) is a global network of chefs associations founded in 1928 in Paris, France. It has 100 national chefs associations as members that represent over 10 million professional chefs the world over.

The association is considered to be the global authority on food and food standards and dedicates all of its activities to maintaining and improving the culinary standards of cuisines around the world through education, training & professional development and international membership.

Recognized by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA)

ICCA Dubai KHDA Recognized

ICCA Dubai is an official licensed KHDA institute. The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) is a regulatory authority of the Government of Dubai and is responsible for the growth, direction and quality of private education and learning in Dubai.





Established in the Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP)

Dubai Knowledge Park is the world’s only Free Zone area dedicated to Human Resource Management and learning excellence. Established in 2003 as part of TECOM Investments, DKP strives to develop the region’s talent pool and establish the UAE as a knowledge-based economy.

DKP is a unique hub that offers the best selection of Human Resource Management, Consultation, Training and Personal Development programs on a picturesque campus in the heart of Dubai.



Recognized by the Dubai Municipality



The Food Safety & Implementation training programs are conducted in collaboration with Highfield UK and are recognized by the Dubai Municipality, Government of Dubai.



Highfield UK

Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC), UK, is the fastest growing Awarding Body in the UK and is recognized by Ofqual, DCELLS, CCEA and SQA to award accredited Food Safety, Health and Safety, HACCP, First Aid, Licensing, Security, Fire Safety and Teaching qualifications in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

HABC qualifications have been developed specifically for insertion onto the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF), the new framework for recognizing and accrediting qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland with full support from the relevant Sector Skills Councils. All qualifications are therefore relevant and fully cognizant with industry and regulatory standards. ICCA Dubai in association with HABC delivers internationally recognized Food Safety programs.


National Qualification Authority (NQA) UAE


ICCA Dubai is registered with the National Qualification Authority (NQA) UAE.





Fatafeat ICCA Academy Online (

This is a joint initiative between Fatafeat and International Centre for Culinary Arts - ICCA Dubai, to deliver a new way learning food – watch, enroll to learn and get certified.

The said model is based on the innovative idea bringing together Television Media and online platform to effectively deliver certified culinary education accredited by City & Guilds, London.



Fatafeat, a subsidiary of Takhayal Entertainment which is part of Discovery Communications, is the Middle East's First and Only Arab free to air food channel. Broadcasting to approximately 55 million TV households in 21 Arabic-speaking countries across the Middle East and North Africa. Fatafeat offers the best in creative, delicious and innovate culinary ideas from a talented team of local and international chefs to inspire and entertain the entire family.

Much more than just a TV channel, Fatafeat boasts a fully-integrated 360 multi-platform experience, with a successful TV channel, social media, a popular website ( and VOD ( ).

Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s #1 pay-tv programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. For 30 years Discovery has been dedicated to satisfying curiosity and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global television brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery controls Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. In Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, 16 Discovery brands reach 503 million cumulative subscribers in 108 countries and territories with programming customized in 21 languages. For more information, please visit





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