AMATEUR PROGRAM Serious Amateurs Get The Fundamentals Right...
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As a premier institute for professional chef training, we at ICCA recognised the burning desire that passionate home cooks, serious foodies and food enthusiasts had for hands-on culinary education. Thus was born the idea to create a specialised course for great home cooks to learn and excel in the culinary arts with similar training, facilities and resources that professionals get, but without the pressures associated with an intensive professional program. Our celebrated Amateur Programs in Cookery / Baking and Pâtisserie are a one-of-a-kind solution to help non-professionals and amateurs learn the techniques, arts and crafts that go into creating restaurant-quality dishes right at home. These programs are the perfect stepping stone for you to take your cooking skills to the next level and wow your friends and family with picture-perfect recipes and Insta-worthy food creations. Immerse yourself in an application-focused, hands-on learning experience where you will personally cook a variety of dishes, ranging from stunning appetisers and starters to mouth-watering entrées, delicious desserts, amazing side dishes and much, much more! Unique advantages of studying at ICCA State-of-the-art world-class facility amidst awe-inspiring spaces When you study at ICCA, you will be able to: • Master many of the 250 essential cooking techniques • Learn over 180 recipes in cookery, baking and pâtisserie • Access extensive eLearning resources and recipe books • Cook restaurant-quality dishes in a state-of-the-art professional kitchen • Get to experience an award-winning campus • Learn how to work with any standard recipe from any cuisine • Learn about food safety, food handling and storage methods 07 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023 Designed for serious amateurs to get the fundamentals right
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09 ICCA / AP / V9.0 / 06 / 2021 About Us The International Centre for Culinary Arts (ICCA Dubai) Established in 2005, ICCA Dubai is an internationally renowned world-class culinary learning centre, delivering programs at the Professional, Amateur and Artisanal levels. The extensive range of outcome-driven courses here are specially designed to equip students with industry-standard knowledge, skills and expertise, along with globally recognised certifications. As the pioneering Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Centre in the culinary arts in the Middle East, ICCA Dubai has been featured among the top culinary institutes of the world, and has received numerous accolades and awards for its innovative initiatives, quality training and continued excellence. These include the City & Guilds, UK, Lion Award, the International Centre of the Year, also known as the ‘Oscars of Skills’; the City & Guilds, UK, International Centre for Excellence Award (Middle East); the Middle East Broadcast Pro Best Digital Initiative of the Year; the WorldChefs Recognition of Quality Culinary Education; and several Guinness World Records. The state-of-the-art, purpose-built professional training kitchen at ICCA’s flagship centre in Dubai has also received the Middle East Interior Design Awards for Public and Institutional and Sustainable Interior Design Initiative. ICCA has trained more than 6,500 student chefs from over 20 countries in various courses, who have gone on to excel in the food industry in the UAE and beyond, as successful chefs, restaurant owners, hospitality managers, entrepreneurs, food stylists, food writers and more. Committed to giving back to society and helping change lives for the better, the ICCA Dubai Culinary Scholarship Program, the Annual One Million Dirhams Continuing Education Award for the UAE Young Industry Chefs, was set up in strategic partnership with the Emirates Culinary Guild, City & Guilds, London, UK, and WorldChefs. Since 2015, this industry scholarship initiative has given more than 125 young, talented and deserving but underprivileged chefs an opportunity to complete a Professional Program along with an international qualification. ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
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12 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 01 / 2023 ICCA is an approved centre of City & Guilds, UK, the world’s largest awarding body. Established in 1878, City & Guilds certifies more than 2 million students annually the world over. Courses approved / accredited by City & Guilds, UK, are recognised as a sign of quality and standards in more than 100 countries around the world. ICCA has received Worldchef’s “Recognition of Quality Culinary Education” award, a credit that indicates that the training and education provided at ICCA meets or exceeds the standards of culinary education established by the World Association of Chefs’ Societies (Worldchefs), a network of more than 100 global chefs’ associations, representing 10+ million professional chefs worldwide. City & Guilds, UK World Association of Chefs Societies (Worldchefs) All programs o ered by ICCA Dubai are recognised by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) of the Dubai Government, and delivered under its Educational Service Permit. The KHDA is the main government body that oversees the quality of private education in Dubai, with the goal of creating a high-quality education sector that is focused on happiness and well-being. Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) All programs o ered by ICCA Abu Dhabi (Serenity Hospitality) are recognised by the Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET) of the Abu Dhabi Government, a licensing and regulatory body, which oversees entities that provide accredited educational and vocational training programs, in line with the best international standards, to prepare students for the industry. Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET) Accreditation & Recognitions
13 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023 As the leading culinary institute in the Middle East, ICCA Dubai has become internationally renowned as an icon of world-class culinary education, o ering an exceptional learning experience. The remarkable number of prestigious international, regional and national awards, accolades and recognitions received stand testament to our proven qualities of leadership, innovation and continued excellence. We are what the World says… Awards & Accolades
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Develop a chef’s mind-set with cutting-edge skills Gain the knowledge, confidence and skills to take home cooking to the next level Especially designed for the serious food enthusiast, ICCA’s Amateur Certificate Program in Cookery / Baking and Pâtisserie is a balanced, action-packed and technique-driven cooking course that covers the essentials in a fun, interactive manner. Fire up your curiosity by mastering the fundamental techniques of Classical Culinary Arts. Learn how to craft spectacular contemporary creations and how to enliven classic dishes by adding your own twist. Receive hands-on training and in-depth knowledge to nurture your home-grown talent. Study advanced culinary techniques with a specific focus on world-class presentation skills, latest industry trends and cutting-edge equipment. By the end of the course, you will have gained the necessary skills, knowledge and the confidence to come up with your own outstanding culinary creations, along with a granular understanding of health and safety in cooking, as well as industry-standard storage practices. 15 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
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17 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023 A seamless gateway to professional cookery and baking Turn your love of food into a successful career ICCA’s Amateur Certificate Programs form an e ective progression for home cooks who want to convert their passion for food into a career for life. On successful graduation from the Amateur Program, ICCA o ers interested students a seamless opportunity to further their skills by attaining a City and Guilds, UK, Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Culinary Arts – Cookery / Baking and Pâtisserie. This will enable the student to forge a successful professional career with top brands in the UAE’s hospitality industry. Students who wish to explore this career pathway can upgrade their Amateur Course credits to enrol for our internationally recognised Professional Programs in Cookery or Baking and Pâtisserie, on both Full-time (Weekday) and Part-time (Weekend) schedules.
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Program Structure Organise and Prepare Food Cutting Skills Use Basic Methods of Cookery Food Safety and HACCP in Catering Introduction to Kitchen Operations 7 Classes Foundation in Food Preparation and Cooking Practical Cookery 38 Classes Theory & Practical Tests 2 Classes Total Classes Total Time Course Duration 48 144 hrs. Certificate in Cookery Develop your palate and expand your senses while exploring advanced culinary techniques, ingredients and recipes from classical continental cuisine and contemporary preparations. Enjoy exciting, hands-on and action-packed classes at our award-winning Dubai campus. Start with a basic introduction to kitchen operations and health and safety standards, and progress to learning how to cook, prepare and plate appetisers, main courses, side dishes and desserts. Certificate in Culinary Techniques - Cookery Course Overview Qualification & Outcome 19 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
7 Classes Course Delivery Plan 1. Introduction to Kitchen Operations Food Safety and HACCP in Catering Organise and Prepare Food Cutting Skills Use Basic Methods of Cookery 2 Classes 1 Classes 2 Classes 3 Classes 2. Prepare, Cook and Serve Stocks, Sauces and Soups Theory Stocks White Stock Brown Stock Fish Stock Vegetable Stock Court-bouillon Sauces White Roux–Based Sauces – Béchamel Blond Roux–Based Sauces – Fish Velouté Brown Roux–Based Sauces – Espagnole Demi-Glace Warm Emulsion Sauces – Hollandaise Cold Emulsion Sauces – Mayonnaise Tomato-Based Sauces – Portugaise Soups Purée Soups – Lentil, Roast Pumpkin Broths – Minestrone, Scotch Broth Cream Soups – Mushroom, Broccoli, Chicken 20 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
21 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023 1 Classes 2 Classes 1 Classes 2 Classes 3. Prepare, Cook and Serve Salads, Appetizers and Sandwiches Theory Salads Vinaigrette-Based Salads – Greek, Niçoise, Chef’s Mayonnaise-Based Salads – Waldorf, Russian, Coleslaw Sandwiches Sandwiches – Conventional, Club, Pinwheel, Panini (Grilled Sandwich) Appetisers Hot Appetisers – Samosa, Chinese Spring Roll, Spanakopita Baked Appetisers – Vols-Au-Vent, Tart Tatin, Stu ed Portobello 3 Classes 3 Classes 3 Classes 4. Prepare, Cook and Serve Vegetables, Fruit, Eggs & Farinaceous Dishes Theory Egg Egg-Based Dishes – Boiled Egg, Oeuf Farci, Fried Egg, Shirred Eggs, Frittata, Omelette, Scrambled Eggs, Tortilla de Papas, Poached Eggs – Benedict, Florentine Farinaceous Breakfast Dishes – Wa es, Pancakes, French Toast Rice Based Dishes – Boiled Rice, Nasi Goreng, Riz Pilaf, Riz Aux Fruits Dried Pasta Dishes – Aglio Olio e Peperoncino, Pomodoro, Puttanesca, Carbonara, Alfredo 1 Class 1 Class 5. Assessments Practical Assessment – One Sauce or Soup, One Salad or Appetiser, One Egg or Pasta dish Theory Assessment – Modules 1 to 4 Above
22 ICCA / AP / V9.0 / 06 / 2021 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class Theory Trussing of Whole Chicken, Jointing Additional Exposure Dish – Roast Chicken, Stu ng, Bread Sauce, Gravy, and Roast Vegetables (Class Activity) Plated Main Course 1 Pollo (Chicken) Cacciatore with Mushroom Risotto Additional Exposure Dish – Poulet (Chicken) Sauté Chasseur (Class Activity) Plated Main Course 2 Grilled Supreme of Chicken with Mushroom Velouté, Grilled Vegetables, and Pomme Duchesse 6. Prepare, Cook and Serve Poultry Dishes 2 Class 1 Class 1 Class Theory Plated Main Course 1 Jus, Melanzane Parmigiana and Anna Potatoes Additional Exposure Dish – Roast Leg of Lamb with Mint Sauce, Chateaux Potatoes and Pan Gravy (Class Activity) Plated Main Course 2 Navarin of Lamb with Herb Pilaf Additional Exposure Dish – Irish Lamb Stew (Class Activity) Instructors Demo - Cleaning of Tenderloin Plated Main Course 3 Beef Strogano with Buttered Snow Peas and Herb Pilaf Plated Main Course 4 Steak Béarnaise with Pepper Sauce, Scallion Mash and Buttered Asparagus 7. Prepare, Cook and Serve Meat Dishes 1 Class 1 Class
2 Class 1 Class Theory Plated Main Course 1 Appetiser – Seafood Bouillabaisse with Rouille Grilled Salmon with Bean and Pepper Ragout, Tapenade and Beurre Blanc Sauce Plated Main Course 2 Appetiser – Calamari Rings, Garlic Shrimp Batter Fried Fish and Chips (Pomme Gaufrette) with Tartar Sauce Spaghetti Alle Vongole 8. Prepare, Cook and Serve Seafood Dishes 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class 9. Assessments Practical Assessment – One Plated Meal with accompaniments – Poultry, Meat or Seafood Theory Assessment – Poultry, Meat and Seafood 23 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
Note: Wearing the provided uniform on all class days is mandatory for all fast-track students as their classes will be scheduled with professional diploma groups. Such students are also required to follow the diploma program dress code, grooming standards, code of conduct, procedures and policies, class activities, and timings. 24 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 01 / 2023 Course Fees Course Fees Certificate in Cookery AED 16,000 USD 4,445 Learning Resource ICCA Dubai Learning Resource Platform, Printed Material for the Course AED 1,300 USD 362 Uniform Chef’s Kit – Chef’s Jacket 2 Nos., Chef’s Pants 2 Nos., ¾ Apron 2 Nos. and Chef’s Cap 1 Nos. Uniform is mandatory for Fasttrack students. AED 840 USD 234 (Prices exclusive of VAT) Making Lives Happen - Please note that a percentage of the fees earned is set aside to provide free education to the talented and deserving but financially underprivileged UAE young industry chefs, as part of the ICCA Culinary Scholarship Program, the annual One Million Dirham Continuing Education Award.
25 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023 UAE Visa (Optional) - ICCA Dubai International students must apply for a Dubai UAE visa, and ICCA Dubai facilitates international students with suitable visas. There are two kinds of visas to opt from as under - Single Entry Visit Visas The single-entry visit visa is suitable for those taking Fasttrack course programs. Single Entry Visa Costs: 1. 60 Days of Continuous Stay: AED 1,330 USD 370 Accommodation (Optional) Upon request, ICCA can make arrangements for a fully furnished, air-conditioned, serviced Student Accommodation with a kitchenette and laundry. This service will be provided on a shared or single room basis, with separate quarters for male and female student chefs. Student Accommodation - Uninest Student Residences, Dubai Room Types 30 Days 45 Days Twin En-suite Standard AED 4,050 / USD 1,125 AED 6,075 / USD 1,688 Single En-suite Standard AED 5,450 / USD 1,514 AED 8,175 / USD 2,271 Single Large En-suite Deluxe AED 6,000 / USD 1,667 AED 9,000 / USD 2,500 Studio En-suite Deluxe AED 6,500 / USD 1,806 AED 9,750 / USD 2,708 The prices indicated are inclusive of Uninest admin fees, security deposit, daily transport and meals at the ICCA Dubai. (Terms & Conditions apply.) Student Meals Breakfast and Lunch will be provided on all working days; students must make their own arrangements for dinner. Hotel and Hotel Apartment - Prices available upon request. Note: The student accommodation, Hotel and Hotel Apartments, rates are seasonal and subject to change.
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Program Structure Food Safety and HACCP in Catering Introduction to Food Safety 3 Classes Foundation in Baking and Pâtisserie Baking and Pâtisserie 43 Classes Theory Assessment Practical Assessment Tests 4 Classes Total Classes Total Time Course Duration 50 150 hrs. Certificate in Baking and Pâtisserie Enhance your confectionery and baking skills through action-packed cooking classes covering classical and contemporary recipes. Immerse yourself in the knowledge and techniques used by experienced bakers and pastry chefs to craft innovative, breath-taking masterpieces. Learn to work with cutting-edge modern equipment to produce professional-quality pastries, cakes, yeast goods, desserts and much more. Certificate in Culinary Techniques – Baking and Pâtisserie Course Overview Qualification & Outcome 27 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
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3 Classes 2 Classes Course Delivery Plan 1. Introduction to Kitchen Operations Food Safety and HACCP in Catering 2. Introductory Class Kitchen Orientation and Introduction to Ingredients, Equipment, Units, Conversions, and the Metric and Imperial Systems of Measurement – Theory and Kitchen Tour 3. Short Crust Pastry Introduction to Short Crust Pastry – Fruit Tartlet with Crème Pâtisserie, Apple Pie, Chocolate Tarte, Quiche Lorraine 4. Lamination Technique Pu Pastry Introduction to Lamination Technique Pu Pastry – Making Pu Pastry, Turnovers, Jalousie, Cheese Straw, Palmiers, Pineapple Tarte Tatin 1 Classes 5. Filo Pastry Introduction to Using Filo Pastry – Pear and Raisin Strudel with Crème Anglaise, Filo Cups with Caramel Nut Filling, Filo Triangles 1 Classes 2 Classes 3 Classes 6. Choux Pastry Introduction to Choux Pastry – Éclairs, Profiteroles / Choux Buns, Croquembouche – Demo 2 Classes 7. Meringue Introduction to Meringue – Vacherin / Fruit Baskets with Lemon Curd, Merveilleux, Eton Mess, Pavlova – Demo, Almond Macaroons 29 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
1 Classes 3 Classes 1 Classes 8. Introductory Class Introduction to Cakes and Cookies – Theory 9. Cookies Introduction to Cookies – Anzacs, Langue du Chat / Cat’s Tongue, Biscotti* , Choc Chip Cookie, Sesame Tuile*, Ginger Nut Almond Cookies, Sable a la Poche, Piped, Butter Cookies, Vanilla-Choc Swirls* 10. Bars and Squares Introduction to Bars and Squares – Florentine Slice*, Date and Caramel Slice*, Flap Jacks*, Muesli Bar* 2 Classes 11. Foaming Cakes Introduction to Foaming Cakes – Black Forest Gateau, Swiss Roll 2 Classes 12. Creaming Cakes Introduction to Creaming Cakes – Sour Cream Co ee Cake, Old Fashioned Cherry Cake*, Upside Down Pineapple Cake, Victoria Cake / Pound Cake* 1 Classes 13. All-in Cakes Introduction to All-together or All-in Cakes – Carrot Cake, Banana Loaf 2 Classes 14. Cup Cakes & Mu ns Introduction to Cupcakes – Red Velvet Cup Cakes, Sticky Date Pudding*, Chocolate Cup Cakes, Apple Oat Cinnamon Mu ns* 6 Classes 15. Yeast Goods Introduction to Yeast Goods – Theory of Bread, Whole Meal Seeded Loaf / Multi-grain / Loaf Bread, Focaccia, Grissini, English Mu ns, Doughnuts Soft Roll , Cinnamon Roll / Chelsea Bun, Brioche, Pizza-Calzone, Savarin / Baba, Savoury Mu ns, Scones, Corn Bread / Soda Bread, Naan, Paratha 30 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
1 Classes 3 Classes 1 Classes 16. Theory and Practical Assessment 1 Theory Assessment – Pastry, Cakes and Baked Goods Practical Assessment – Pastry, Cakes and Baked Goods – One Pastry or Cake Product, One Yeast Product 1 Classes 22. Theory and Practical Assessment 2 Theory Assessment – Hot and Cold Desserts Practical Assessment – Pastry, Cakes and Baked Goods – One Cold Dessert, One Hot Dessert 17. Chocolate Introduction to Chocolate – Origin of Chocolate, Moulding and Tempering – Theory, Chocolate Garnishes, Chocolate Tru es Mixtures, Tempering, Finishing Tru es, Dipping Marzipan and Fruits, Rochers, Medallions 18. Introductory Class Hot and Cold Desserts – Theory 4 Classes 19. Cold Desserts Introduction to Cold Desserts – Chocolate Mousse, Fruit Mousse, Cold Lemon Sou é, Tiramisu, Cold Cheese Cake*, Vanilla Panna Cotta*, Co ee Parfait, Coconut Sago Pudding 1 Classes 20. Baked Desserts Served Cold Introduction to Baked Custards – Caramel Custard*, Crème Brûlée, Vanilla Crème Brûlée, Lemon Crème Brûlée, Baked Cheesecake with Berry Coulis 5 Classes 21. Hot Desserts Introduction to Hot Desserts / Puddings – Hot Chocolate Fondant, Apple Crumble, Steamed Treacle Pudding*, Cobbler, Umm Ali*, Rice Pudding, Bread, Pudding* / Cabinet Pudding, Baked Alaska, Baked Sou é, Clafoutis, Fruit Fritters with To ee Sauce*, Crepes Suzette, Poached Fruits 31 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
32 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023 Note: Wearing the provided uniform on all class days is mandatory for all fast-track students as their classes will be scheduled with professional diploma groups. Such students are also required to follow the diploma program dress code, grooming standards, code of conduct, procedures and policies, class activities, and timings. Course Fees Course Fees Certificate in Baking and Pâtisserie AED 16,000 USD 4,445 Learning Resource ICCA Dubai Learning Resource Platform, Printed Material for the Course AED 1,300 USD 362 Uniform Chef’s Kit – Chef’s Jacket 2 Nos., Chef’s Pants 2 Nos., ¾ Apron 2 Nos. and Chef’s Cap 1 Nos. Uniform is mandatory for Fasttrack students. AED 840 USD 234 (Prices exclusive of VAT) Making Lives Happen - Please note that a percentage of the fees earned is set aside to provide free education to the talented and deserving but financially underprivileged UAE young industry chefs, as part of the ICCA Culinary Scholarship Program, the annual One Million Dirham Continuing Education Award.
33 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023 UAE Visa (Optional) - ICCA Dubai International students must apply for a Dubai UAE visa, and ICCA Dubai facilitates international students with suitable visas. There are two kinds of visas to opt from as under - Single Entry Visit Visas The single-entry visit visa is suitable for those taking Fasttrack course programs. Single Entry Visa Costs: 1. 60 Days of Continuous Stay: AED 1,330 USD 370 Accommodation (Optional) Upon request, ICCA can make arrangements for a fully furnished, air-conditioned, serviced Student Accommodation with a kitchenette and laundry. This service will be provided on a shared or single room basis, with separate quarters for male and female student chefs. Student Accommodation - Uninest Student Residences, Dubai Room Types 30 Days 45 Days 60 Days Twin En-suite Standard AED 4,050 / USD 1,125 AED 6,075 / USD 1,688 Single En-suite Standard AED 5,450 / USD 1,514 AED 8,175 / USD 2,271 Single Large En-suite Deluxe AED 6,000 / USD 1,667 AED 9,000 / USD 2,500 Studio En-suite Deluxe AED 6,500 / USD 1,806 AED 9,750 / USD 2,708 The prices indicated are inclusive of Uninest admin fees, security deposit, daily transport and meals at the ICCA Dubai. (Terms & Conditions apply.) Student Meals Breakfast and Lunch will be provided on all working days; students must make their own arrangements for dinner. Hotel and Hotel Apartment - Prices available upon request. Note: The student accommodation, Hotel and Hotel Apartments, rates are seasonal and subject to change.
34 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023 Certificate in Cookery and Baking and Pâtisserie Save upto AED 1,550 / USD 431 The ICCA Complete Home Chef Package Who is this for? The Complete Home Chef Package is for those individuals aspiring to get a holistic foundation in the field of Culinary Arts, including both Cookery and Baking and Pâtisserie streams.
Total Classes Total Time Course Duration 85 340 hrs. Course Fees Certificate in Cookery and Baking and Pâtisserie AED 30,000 USD 8,333 Learning Resource ICCA Dubai Learning Resource Platform, Printed Material for the Course AED 2,600 USD 724 35 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023 Uniform Chef’s Kit – Chef’s Jacket 2 Nos., Chef’s Pants 2 Nos., ¾ Apron 2 Nos. and Chef’s Cap 1 Nos. AED 840 USD 234
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Who is this for? The Home Baker and Cake Decorator Package is for those individuals aspiring to get holistic knowledge of Baking and Pâtisserie together with Artisanal Sugarcraft, to e ectively express their passion in this field at the personal and home enterprise levels. Pâtisserie + Master’s Certificate in Cake Decoration and SugarcraftSugarcraft Save upto AED 550 / USD 153 The ICCA Home Baker and Cake Decorator Package This Package gives you a free three-day (3-day) course on Advanced Techniques in Sugarcraft. Course Fees, Resource and Certification AED 28,200 USD 7,834 * Chef Uniform & Student Activities Mandatory for this program. 37 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
Apply Now • Ability to understand English is a must as it is the sole medium of instruction. • Age – 16 and above. Minimum Entry Requirements It is mandatory for students to sign a Health Declaration form during the admission process. This is in order to help us understand and address any general health and medical conditions that might a ect others or hinder the student’s ability to completely participate in the course program. If any student has any such conditions, then he or she is required to declare the same to us with all details provided to help us make provisions for any adjustments that might be required. Health conditions that should be declared range from infection with a possible communicable disease or mental or behavioural conditions, including but not limited to dyslexia, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, autism, depression, substance dependence, anxiety or panic attacks. It is important that the school receives comprehensive information concerning a student’s health, to ensure that the student is in the best position to e ectively benefit from a course of study that not only involves extensive physical participation, and also to follow levels of safety standards required of a commercial kitchen. Health & Wellness 38 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
Part Time (6 months): Option 1 – Weekday: Every Tuesday and Thursday 09.30 AM to 12.30 PM Option 2 – Weekend: Every Sunday 10.00 AM – 01.00 PM & 02.00 PM to 05.00 PM Course Shifts & Timings Certificate in Cookery The programs run on a cyclical basis, with admissions being open through the year for Weekday and Weekend classes. Start dates for for Fasttrack classes: Dubai Campus: Cookery: 2023 January 23, February 27, April 26, May 29, July 24, August 28, October 23 & November 27 Baking & Patisserie: 2023 January 25, March 1, May 1, May 31, July 26, August 30, October 25 & November 29 Abu Dhabi Campus: Cookery: 2023 March 20, May 15, June 23, August 23, September 18, November 23 & December 18 Baking & Patisserie: 2023 March 22, May 17, June 21, August 16, September 20, November 15 & December 20 For more information, please contact the ICCA Admissions O ce at the below phone number or e-mail. Dubai Campus Tel:+971 4 457 88 11, e-mail : [email protected] visit website www.iccadubai.ae Abu Dhabi Campus Tel: +971 2 694 89 99 e-mail : [email protected] or visit website www.iccaabudhabi.ae Course Start Dates 39 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
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Full Time (Fast Track Program): 6 weeks (Scheduled with regular Diploma Students) 4 days / week * Option 1 - Monday to Thursday - 07.30 AM to 05.30 PM Part Time (6 Months): Option 1 – Weekday: Monday and Wednesdays 09.30 AM to 12.30 PM Option 2 – Weekend: Every Sunday 10.00 AM – 01.00 PM and 02.00 PM to 05.00 PM Full Time (Fast Track Program): 6 weeks (Scheduled with regular Diploma Students) 4 days / week * Certificate in Baking and Pâtisserie 1. Application form, duly filled and signed. 2. Colour copy of Passport / Visa and colour passport size photograph with white background. Note: A clear scan of the above documents to be sent by email to [email protected] / enquiry@iccaabudhabi or submitted in person. Documents Required for Admission ICCA Dubai Amateur Certificate in Cookery or Baking & Patisserie certificates is provided upon successful completion of the course program and assessments. Assessment and Certification * Chef Uniform & Student Activities Mandatory for this program. * Chef Uniform & Student Activities Mandatory for this program. Option 1 – Monday to Thursday - 07.30 AM to 05.30 PM 41 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
1. Definition: 1.1 For the purpose of these conditions of enrolment, the commencement of registration means: The first day of registration for the course in which the student is enrolled. 2. Validity of Course Programs: 2.1 The ICCA Amateur Program registration is valid for a period of 1 year from the date of the first course start date as reserved. In case of deferment, the remainder of the course can be completed full time, with a regular batch, subject to availability of a seat, or part-time with the weekend batch, as may be. All classes must be completed within the given period, beyond which the program would be considered cancelled and all fees thereof forfeited. This validity period of 1 year is only applicable to fully paid up registrants. 2.2 Discontinuation and Re-joining a Program : a. Those who discontinue their program midway can re-join another group within the validity period and continue their classes until completion, condition to the full payment of their fees. b. Only one such request will be accepted, and any further change will be charged as a make-up class. 2.3 Extension of Course Validity a. Validity of a Registration can be extended only for a period of One Year after the Validity Lapse Date. b. Re-registration is done on payment of a Re-registration Fees of AED 2,000. c. Re-registration must be done within Three Months of the Course Lapse Date, as after this date, the validity of registration cannot be extended. 2.4 Attempting to take a course after the lapse of Extended Validity a. After the lapse of the Extended Validity, any request for taking the course will be treated as a New Registration. b. Recognition of Prior Learning - RPL for examinations and attendance may be o ered only within One Year of the Course Lapse Date. This procedure is to ensure that the knowledge certified is Current and Valid. 2.5 Make-up Classes Those who miss attending classes in the course initially Conditions of Enrollment (Please read before you sign the application form) 42 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
enrolled can avail themselves the opportunity to make up the classes missed, as under - a. Booking Classes - i. Makeup Classes can be booked upon payment of Admin Fees of AED 100 per request, plus AED 100 for every Class Session booked under a given request. ii. Such classes will be scheduled with other regular groups of the same program. b. Change in Schedule - i. Any further change in schedule will be charged AED 100, and if such request for a change is made after the given booking date, then the fees paid towards the classes previously booked will be forfeited. c. Non-Attendance - i. Classes booked and missed will be forfeited. 3. Course Fees: 3.1 All course fees may be paid in AED / USD by Cash, Cheque, Credit/ Debit Card or by Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT), to the o cial ICCA Dubai / ICCA Abu Dhabi account, whichever is convenient. 3.2 The course / composite package o er (CPO) fees as per the Option Plan selected are payable in full, to be paid before the commencement of the course or by way of a payment plan in instalments with date-confirmed post-dated cheques. a. Two (2) instalments in the case of the Weekday & Weekend (Part-time) Programs are allowed. b. No instalments in the case of the Fasttrack Programs. 3.3 ICCA will not be responsible for any money paid to any representatives or other individuals not formally authorised by ICCA. 3.4 All bank transfer charges and other incidental charges, as may be applicable, are payable extra, in actual, by the candidate. 3.5 Cheque Recall / Return: Please note a charge of AED 500 is payable if a cheque is recalled from the bank or is returned due to insu cient funds or any other reasons. a. If the returned / unpaid cheque is not paid / settled within 10 working days of being returned / unpaid, then the course will automatically stand cancelled. b. In the case of Cancellation of Course due to Non-Payment or lapse of validity, a Re-Registration Fee AED 2,000 is to be paid towards Re-Registration into the Course. In this case, the validity of the course is extended by 6 months from the first date of validity. 43 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
4. Cancellation and Refunds: 4.1 The Course Fees for the Amateur Program will be refunded only in the following circumstances, if: a. ICCA cancels the course in which the student is enrolled. In this case, ICCA will refund the Course Fees on a pro rata basis; b. ICCA Dubai receives written notice of cancellation of Enrolment from the student at least 28 days before the first day of the course. Note: In the event that enrolment is cancelled by the student, ICCA will retain 25% of the Course Fees towards administrative costs. 4.2 Refunds will only be transferred through normal banking channels to the person who paid the course fees in their source country, e.g., if the financial sponsor of the student has paid the course fees, the refund will only be transferred to their bank account in their home country. 4.3 ICCA will refund approved amounts within 8 weeks after receiving a written claim from the student. 4.4 The Course Fees for the Amateur Program will NOT be refunded in the following circumstances, if: a. The student cancels their enrolment less than 28 days prior to the course commencement. b. The student discontinues the course for any reason after the commencement of the course program. c. The course start date is deferred or the course is cancelled due to unforeseeable events or unavoidable circumstances, such as Acts of God and not limited to natural disasters, epidemics or pandemics, war, fire, among others, and directives issued by UAE Governing bodies. d. The Course or Course Fees are not transferrable. 5. Course Program and Class Plans 5.1 Menu plans of one Course program are not interchangeable with the Menu plans of another Course Program. In short, any kind of combination of course plans or activities is not permissible. 5.2 Items listed within a class plan menu are not changeable. 6. Standard Operating Procedures, Class Schedules, Code of Conduct and Rights: 6.1 Students are requested to read the Amateur Program – Procedures and Policies, provided upon request at the time of enrolment. 6.2 Kindly adhere to the class time schedules. 44 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
6.3 It is important that a student or students of a group do not disturb the other classes around in any manner. 6.4 Students are required to assist with post-class clean-up and wash-up. 6.5 Food packed and taken out of ICCA premises is at the students’ risk for Food Safety purposes. 7. Compliance, Termination and Rights: 7.1 ICCA reserves the right to expel a student for a serious breach of discipline, upon which the Course Fee will not be refunded. 7.2 As part of continuous development and quality delivery, ICCA reserves all rights to amend the course content, course cost, schedules and procedures and policies. 8. Grievance Resolution: 8.1 ICCA has policies and procedures in place for the hearing of student di culties and grievances. 8.2 If a student is not satisfied with the outcome, an independent dispute resolution can be availed, under the jurisdiction of Dubai, UAE laws. The student must agree that damages are limited exclusively to a refund of the course fee for the course selected and that they are entitled to no other consequential, incidental or punitive damages. 9. Additional Details: 9.1 Additional details with regards to course Enrolment and course program will be provided upon formal application of interest to the program. 9.2 Any and all materials including photographs and videos taken during the training session may be used for ICCA’s o cial advertising and/or marketing purposes. Your presence at the venue shall be deemed your consent to appear in such material and for the use of such material in which you might appear by ICCA without compensation. Should you not wish to appear in such materials, please inform us prior to enrolment. 10. International Student 10.1 Visa: a. Application for the ICCA sponsored Student Visa's are only for courses that are of one month in duration or more. b. ICCA sponsored Student Visa's are applied only upon full payment of the course program and visa fees. c. Country-specific UAE Visa and immigration laws apply. d. The ICCA sponsored visas are subject to immediate cancellation upon completion of the course program. 45 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023
46 ICCA / AP / V10.0 / 02 / 2023 10.2 Accommodation Accommodation (Optional) Upon request, ICCA helps arrange Student Accommodation of choice, o ered at preferential prices with select Student Residences and Hotel Apartments subject to their respective Terms & Conditions. Booking Terms and Conditions a. Rooms reservations are subject to room availability when making payment. b. If the type of room selected is not unavailable, then in such cases, available room types or other alternatives will be made known to help opt from as a permanent or interim measure. c. In the cases where no rooms are available, then in such cases, the fees collected towards accommodation will be refunded in full. 10.3 Insurance: a. The ICCA o er does not o er any personal medical insurance. International students are advised to get medical insurance of their choice before they travel to the UAE.
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