1. Who is this program for?
This program includes comprehensive training & education in Barista Skills up to Business Management for aspiring professionals, entrepreneurs as well as coffee enthusiasts.
2. Can I get a job after completing this program?
This program does not guarantee a work placement.
3. Why ICCA Dubai?
Established in 2005, ICCA Dubai redefines the way in which professional and personal culinary learning is delivered across the region.
Top 10 Worldwide
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 (WorldChefs), a global authority on Food Standards.
100% Work Placement
The Professional Programs assure a career start in the Hospitality & Restaurant Industry. ICCA Dubai maintains a track record of 100% Internships & Work Placements for its students and has serviced over 86% of the Hospitality brands in the UAE.
Cutting Edge Training
The Academic Faculty at ICCA Dubai is City & Guilds certified and share their rich industry experience & expertise in providing customised professional culinary learning through a specially tailored curriculum extensively supported by an online Learning Management System (LMS).
ICCA Dubai has won several awards, including the prestigious –
- City & Guilds, London Lion Awards International Centre of the Year Award 2016
- City & Guilds, London Lion Awards International Centre for Excellence Award, Middle East 2016
- ProChef Middle East Cooking School of the Year 2016
- Broadcast Pro Best Digital Initiative of the Year 2016
amongst several others for its innovative initiatives, quality learning experience and continued excellence in the region.
ICCA Dubai prides itself in providing a truly world-class purpose built culinary learning facility strategically located in the world’s first Education Free Zone – Dubai Knowledge Park, UAE.
The design is conceptualized to give you a feel of harmony, balance, identity with an absolute attention to detail, taking you to an all new world of culinary education…
ICCA Dubai facility has won the following Middle East Commercial Interior Design Awards –
- Interior Design Award – Public and Institutional 2014
- Interior Design Award – Sustainable Interior Design Initiative 2014
4. What is the difference between ICCA Dubai programs and those offered by others?
ICCA Dubai culinary programs are of a high academic standard and provide customised professional culinary learning through a specially tailored curriculum extensively supported by an online Learning Management System (LMS).
The focus is on hands-on outcome based practical learning as well as theoretical & professional training, that enables you to seamlessly integrate, effectively deliver and excel.
The programs are intensive and the course training delivered simulates a hands-on industry work environment.
5. Can ICCA Dubai help me if I am having difficulties with learning?
ICCA Dubai’s staff provides language assistance in multiple languages, as and when required, offering complete academic support and counseling.
6. Is there a certification offered upon completion of the program?
Yes, upon successful completion of the program you will be awarded a Foundation Certificate in Barista & Brewing Skills – Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) and City & Guilds, London, and a formal Certificate of Completion attested by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Ministry of Education, Government of Dubai, UAE.
7. Is there a visa provided for international students?
No, sponsorship and provision of Visa is not provided for this program.
8. Does ICCA Dubai provide accommodation / hostel for international students?
No, accommodation / hostel support is not provided for this program.
9. Does ICCA Dubai provide airport pick-up services?
No, airport pick-up services is not provided for this program.
10. How much does the program cost?
For details on the fees of the program, kindly view the ‘Fees & Payment’ section above.
11. How can I pay?
Payments 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
Bank Name : Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB)
Branch & Address : Al Ittihad Branch, Emaar Business Park Bldg. #2,
Sheik Zayed Road, Dubai UAE
SWIFT Code : ADCBAEAA
For Local or AED Transfer
A/C No. / IBAN No. : AE92 0030 0101 7308 9369 001
Credit Card Authority – Payment by either Visa, Mastercard, Diners Club or Bankcard.
Bank Draft or Banker’s 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.
12. Are my tuition fees secure at ICCA Dubai?
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.
13. Can I make the payments in instalments?
Yes, instalment plans are available to residents of the UAE. Kindly enquire at the admissions office for details.
Instalment plans are not available for overseas students (International Admissions).
14. Are there any minimum entry requirements?
Yes, the following are the minimum entry requirements for the program –
English Language – You are required to have working proficiency of the English language, as it is the medium of instruction.
Minimum Education – None.
Minimum Age – 16 years and above.
15. How to apply?
The following are ways to apply for the program –
- You can make an online enquiry using the ‘Apply Now’ button shown below.
- You can visit ICCA Dubai in person.
16. When can I begin the Course?
There are set intake dates through the year and you can refer to them by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button below.
17. Does ICCA Dubai have Procedures & Policies for this Program?
Yes, ICCA Dubai has procedures & policies that are made available at the time of admission.
18. Where is ICCA Dubai located?
The ICCA Dubai is located at First Floor, Block 8, Dubai Knowledge Park, Dubai, UAE.
Telephone: +971 4 457 8811
Fax: +971 4 457 8822
Email: [email protected]
Nearest Metro Station: Red Line – Dubai Internet City Station 1 (Two Seasons Hotel / formerly Gloria Hotel)
(Feeder Bus from Metro Station – Bus Nos. 85 or 83)
Nearest Bus Stop: Dubai Knowledge Village Main Gate
(Bus stop is located opposite Block 8)
Driving Directions: Refer Location Map, on the ‘Contact Us’ Page.
Vehicle Parking: Convenient Parking available adjacent to Block 8.
19. What is Dubai's time zone?
20. What's the weather/climate like in Dubai?
Dubai 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 degrees Celsius in winter to a high of 48 degrees Celsius in the summer. The mean daily maximum is 24 degrees Celsius in January, rising to 42 degrees Celsius in August.
21. What can I do in my spare time?
No 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 explore.
22. How much money am I going to need to have per month to cover living expenses?
While the cost of living will depend on your lifestyle, students usually need around AED 1,500/- per month to cover basic personal expenditures as accommodation, breakfast and lunch are provided in the package offered.
23. What should I do if I need to go to the doctor?
There are several medical centres near ICCA Dubai and the hostel accommodation facility. If you do not find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us.