A R T I S A N A L C HOCO L AT E Learn The Art of Chocolate Making
Learn to temper, mould and flavour your own chocolate Realise your passions for chocolate with ICCA Dubai’s 3-day Artisanal Course in Chocolate-making. Whether you’re into chocolate as a hobby or as a business, this comprehensive program gives you extensive knowledge and in-depth understanding about the world of chocolate. At our award-winning Dubai campus, industry-leading chocolate experts will give you hands-on, practical and theoretical grounding in how to make your own chocolate-based treats. You will also get extensive training on how to temper, flavour and mould a wide variety of chocolates. Using top-class professional equipment and with expert guidance, you will learn the art of crafting your own unique creations in a range of flavours and shapes. Our ever-popular course is also valuable for aspiring entrepreneurs and home-chocolatiers, because you will also learn about the nuances and intricacies of professional chocolate production. This includes details about where to source top-quality ingredients from, a list of trusted suppliers in the region, as well as industry-standard guidance on how to purchase, store and produce professional-quality chocolates. 07 ICCA / AC / V6.4 / 01 / 2022
About Us 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. The International Centre for Culinary Arts (ICCA Dubai) 09 ICCA / AC / V6.4 / 01 / 2022
ICCA Dubai 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 Dubai 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) Accreditation & Recognitions APPROVED CENTRE 10 ICCA / AC / V6.4 / 01 / 2022
11 ICCA / AC / V6.4 / 01 / 2022 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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Course Content 13 ICCA / AC / V6.4 / 01 / 2022 Day 1 – Chocolate and Pre-preparations Getting to Know Chocolate – History and Processing Chocolate Fillings – Traditional to Exotic Blends Colourful Cocoa Butter Decoration and Spraying Techniques Basic preparation, Marzipan, Caramels, Stu ed Dates, etc. Day 2 – Tempering, Moulding and Filling Art of Perfect Tempering of Chocolate Printed Transfer Sheet Techniques Moulded Bonbons Unique, Simple Fillings Everybody Will Love Finishing tru es Making ganache and bars in frames Day 3 – Unmoulding, Finishing and Presentation Enrobed Bonbons Enrobed Bars Clossing Moulds and Unmoulding Dry Fruit Medallion Chocolate Rochers Storing Ingredients and Equipment Suppliers Details Curated by industry experts and chocolate virtuosos, ICCA Dubai’s Artisanal Chocolate-making course is the essential springboard for aspiring chocolatiers to take their skills from a personal to a professional level. Learn the history of chocolate and explore modern trends, the industry’s evolution and insider tips with this sought-after course. Get in-depth coverage of all aspects of chocolate production and become adept at all-important chocolate processing and decoration techniques. Understand how to perfectly temper chocolates, infuse flavours in your creations, and ideate innovative and delicious fillings. Using best-in-class equipment in our state-of-the-art professional kitchen, create your own confections, acquire hands-on experience and boost your confidence. Course Overview
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The Artisanal Chocolate Program is available in a module of six (6) classes of three (3) hours’ duration each, delivered over 3 days from 09.30 AM to 04.30 PM. All equipment, ingredients, protective gear and stewarding support are provided, along with Standard Recipe Cards for all classes. Class Delivery Registrations are open through the year. Interested individuals / groups may apply. Group Class : AED 4,500 (per person) Individual Class: AED 9,000 (per person) Course Fee (Prices are exclusive of VAT) 15 ICCA / AC / V6.4 / 01 / 2022 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.
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Apply Now Programs are scheduled regularly through the year, and dates of upcoming batches are published on the ICCA website. For more information, please contact the ICCA Dubai O ce at the below phone number or e-mail. Tel:+971 4 457 8811, E-mail : [email protected] or website www.iccadubai.ae • The ability to understand English is a must, as that is the sole medium of instruction. • Age – 16 and above. Minimum Entry Requirements Course Start Dates Documents Required for Admission 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 must be sent by email to [email protected] or submitted in person.
Conditions of Enrollment (Please read before you sign the application form) 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. Course Fees: 2.1 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 account, whichever is convenient. 2.2 Course Fees must be paid in full before the commencement of the program. 2.3 ICCA Dubai will not be responsible for any money paid to any representatives or other individuals not formally authorised by ICCA Dubai. 2.4 All bank transfer charges and other incidental charges, as may be applicable, are payable extra, in actual, by the candidate. 2.5 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 before the course start date, then the course will automatically stand cancelled. 3. Cancellation and Refunds: 3.1 The Course Fees for Artisanal Chocolate Programs will be refunded only if ICCA Dubai cancels the course in which the student is enrolled; 3.2 ICCA Dubai will refund the approved amounts within 8 weeks after notice of cancelation. 3.3 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. 3.4 The Course Fees for Artisanal Chocolate Programs will NOT be refunded in the following circumstances, if:
a. The student cancels their enrolment. 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. 4. Cancellation of Class / Change of Date 4.1 Enrolled students should inform ICCA Dubai a minimum of 72 hours in advance via e-mail, phone call or SMS (text message) if they want to cancel a class or request for the change of date for a class. If formal intimation is not received within 72 hours of a scheduled class, the student shall be considered Absent or No Show for the class, resulting in the class being automatically cancelled and all class fees forfeited in full. 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. Validity of Course Programs: 6.1 The ICCA Dubai Artisanal course registration is valid for a time span of 3 months from the date of registration. All classes must be completed well within the given period, beyond which the program would be considered cancelled and all fees thereof forfeited. 6.2 Make-up Classes Those who miss attending classes in the course initially 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. 7. Standard Operating Procedures, Class Schedules, Code of Conduct and Rights: 7.1 Students are requested to read the Artisanal Chocolate Courses Procedures and Policies, provided upon request at the time of Enrolment. 7.2 Kindly adhere to the class time schedules. 7.3 It is important that a student or students of a group do not disturb the other classes around in any manner. 7.4 Students are required to assist with post-class clean-up and wash-up. 7.5 Food packed and taken out of ICCA Dubai premises is at the students’ risk for Food Safety purposes. 8. Compliance, Termination and Rights: 8.1 ICCA Dubai reserves the right to expel a student for a serious breach of discipline, upon which the Course Fee will not be refunded. 8.2 As part of continuous development and quality delivery, ICCA Dubai reserves all rights to amend the course content, course cost, schedules and procedures and policies. 9. Grievance Resolution: 9.1 ICCA Dubai has policies and procedures in place for the hearing of student di culties and grievances. 9.2 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.
10. Additional Details: 10.1 Additional details with regards to course Enrolment and course program will be provided upon formal application of interest to the program. 10.2 Any and all materials including photographs and videos taken during the training session may be used for ICCA Dubai’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 Dubai without compensation. Should you not wish to appear in such materials, please inform us prior to enrolment. 11. International Student 11.1 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. 11.2 Accommodation Accommodation (Optional) Upon request, ICCA Dubai 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. 11.3 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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