A R T I S A N A L S U G A R C R A F T Creative sugar art styling and cake decoration...
Craft visually stunning creations with realistic cake decorations Every special occasion requires an equally special cake. With this premium Artisanal course in Sugarcraft from ICCA Dubai, you will learn to take your cakes to the next level with expert guidance from Master Cake Decorator Nasarene Dhanki. Learn to craft breath-taking designs from sugar paste, create realistic-looking flowers, and finishings with royal icing, along with practical tips on running your own speciality cake business at the personal, professional and entrepreneurial levels. Choose from one of three intensive courses: Sugar Paste, Sugar Flowers, and Royal Icing and Piping, or combine them all into one with the Master Sugar Crafter Certificate! Ideal for beginners, accomplished home bakers, professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs, this course is the most e ective way to learn advanced skills in sugar art styling and cake decoration. The course is also a great way to convert your passion for baking and finishing cakes into a lucrative career that will always remain in demand. Equipped with best-in-class practical knowledge and skills, you will be in the perfect position to launch your own home cake decoration business or join any established venture as a cake decorator. Making appealing and stunning edible art just becomes a piece of cake with this unique artisanal program! About Nasarene Jeddy Dhanki Nasarene Jeddy Dhanki is an internationally renowned Master Sugar Crafter who has been teaching British Sugarcraft Guild-approved cake decoration techniques and skills for the past 25 years. Each year, she returns to the UK to stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the field and to renew her license. She is a recognised expert at delivering training at the personal, professional and entrepreneurial levels, creating exquisite cakes and masterpieces of edible art for every occasion. 07 ICCA / SC / V5.3 / 09 / 2022
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09 ICCA / SC / V5.3 / 09 / 2022 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.
10 ICCA / SC / V5.3 / 09 / 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
11 ICCA / SC / V5.3 / 09 / 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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Want to make novelty and bespoke cakes that will wow your friends, family or customers? Then this is the perfect course for you. ICCA Dubai’s highly accomplished and internationally renowned Master Cake Decorator will give you invaluable hands-on, practical advice and training that covers single and multi-tier cakes as well as cupcakes of all types. Learn everything from covering a cake perfectly with fondant, mimicking fabric, bows and ribbons using textured sugar, to using top-level tools to handcraft astounding creations. Build your confidence, enhance your skills and learn techniques that will make you proficient at cake decoration at both amateur and professional levels. Course Overview Covering a Cake with Fondant Perfectly Embossing and Texturing Sugar Fabric E ects and Basketweave Drapes and Frills, Crimping, Embossing and Lace Principles of Bow Making and Ribbon Insertion Handcrafted and Cutter-Assisted Techniques and More – Colour Balance and Use Modelling Fun Figures – Dowelling and Stacking of Multi-Tier Presentations Inlay and Overlay Appliqué Learn to Price a Cake and Take an Order Professionally Basic Business Recommendations – Copyright and Licensing Transporting, Handling and Assembly of Cakes Course Plan / Content Starter kit and course book will be provided by ICCA Dubai. Course Kit Advanced Skills in Sugar Paste Concept to Completion in Rolled Sugar Skills This Artisanal Course for Advanced Skills in Sugar Paste is delivered over a span of twenty-four (24) guided learning hours over six (6) days, covering theory, hands-on practical training and product presentation. Weekday classes: From 09.00 AM to 01.00 PM, Sunday to Thursday. Weekend classes: From 09.00 AM to 01.00 PM every Saturday. Course Duration Course Cost Group Class : AED 3,500 (per person) Individual Class: AED 7,000 (per person) 13 ICCA / SC / V5.3 / 09 / 2022
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The mesmerising art of crafting realistic sugar flowers is a much sought-after skill in cake decoration. ICCA Dubai’s Artisanal Course gives you the unique opportunity to learn professional and even competition-level skills from our highly accomplished and internationally renowned Master Cake Decorator to make the most exquisite cakes for weddings and other special occasions. Intricately designed sugar flowers not only enhance the aesthetic appeal of a cake, they can also substantially increase earning opportunities for both home bakers as well as professional cake makers and entrepreneurs. Take this module to equip yourself with cutting-edge skills in crafting sugar flowers. Course Overview Edible and Non-Edible Flowers for Cakes Cutter-Assisted and Handmade Finger Flowers Focal and Filler Flowers Wired and Non-Wired Flowers Colouring and Painting Techniques Business Guidelines Pricing Guidelines and Packaging for Transport Course Plan / Content Advanced Skills in Sugar Flowers Concept to Completion in Crafting Sugar Flower This Artisanal Course for Advanced Skills in Sugar Flowers is delivered over a span of thirty-two (32) guided learning hours over eight (8) days, covering theory, hands-on practical training and product presentation. Weekday classes: From 09.00 AM to 01.00 PM, Sunday to Thursday. Weekend classes: From 09.00 AM to 01.00 PM every Saturday. Course Duration Starter kit and course book will be provided by ICCA Dubai. Course Kit Course Cost Group Class : AED 3,500 (per person) Individual Class: AED 7,000 (per person) 15 ICCA / SC / V5.3 / 09 / 2022
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This Artisanal Course for Advanced Skills in Sugar Paste is delivered over a span of twenty-four (24) guided learning hours over six (6) days, covering theory, hands-on practical training and product presentation. Weekday classes: From 09.00 AM to 01.00 PM, Sunday to Thursday. Weekend classes: From 09.00 AM to 01.00 PM every Saturday. Explore the exciting decorative medium of liquid sugar! This cake decoration module is dedicated to the artistic uses of liquid sugar, particularly royal icing and e ective piping techniques, taught by ICCA Dubai’s highly accomplished and internationally renowned Master Cake Decorator. To pipe elaborate and sophisticated designs using royal icing requires perfect consistency, a very steady hand, extensive skill and immense patience, especially to reach professional levels of finesse that can win competitions. Once you master these skills, you can easily boost the value of your cakes, helping enhance your hobby or professional income by creating attractive and attention-grabbing cake decorations that will amaze and excite your customers. Course Overview Learn to Make Royal Icing with Perfect Consistency Designing and Preparing a Cake for Coating and Covering in Liquid Sugar or Royal Icing Piping Techniques and Texturing Piped Flowers – Colour Flow and Flooding Advanced Reverse, Anti-Gravitational Drop String Work Borders and Over Piping Ideas Pricing Recommendations Business Guidelines Course Plan / Content Starter kit and course book will be provided by ICCA Dubai. Course Kit Advanced Skills in Royal Icing & Piping Concept to Completion in Liquid Sugar Course Duration Course Cost Group Class : AED 4,000 (per person) Individual Class: AED 8,000 (per person) 17 ICCA / SC / V5.3 / 09 / 2022
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Includes all three Advanced Skills Modules (Sugar Paste, Sugar Flowers and Royal Icing and Piping). Each course will be individually certified. Course Plan / Content Starter kit and course book will be provided by ICCA Dubai for all of the above courses. Course Kit Master Sugar Crafter Certificate Assessment & Certification Structured Advanced Skills Sets in Complete Sugarcrafting The Master Sugar Crafter Certificate will be delivered over a span of eighty (80) guided learning hours over twenty (20) days, covering theory, hands-on practical training and product presentation. On completion of all three modules, a Master Certificate will be awarded. Weekday classes: From 09.00 AM to 01.00 PM, Sunday to Thursday. Weekend classes: From 09.00 AM to 01.00 PM every Saturday. Course Duration Course Cost Group Class : AED 11,000 (per person) Individual Class: AED 22,000 (per person) The students’ competency will be assessed by a Certified Master Trainer through the course, leading to program certification. All equipment, ingredients, protective gear and course materials are provided for the training. 19 ICCA / SC / V5.3 / 09 / 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] Website: www.iccadubai.ae • The ability to understand English is a must, as that is the sole medium of instruction. • Age – 14 and above. Minimum Entry Requirements Course Start Dates 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. Documents Required for Admission 21 ICCA / SC / V5.3 / 09 / 2022
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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 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 Programs will NOT be refunded in the following circumstances, if: 23 ICCA / SC / V5.3 / 09 / 2022
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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. 7. Standard Operating Procedures, Class Schedules, Code of Conduct and Rights: 7.1 Students are requested to read the Artisanal Courses – Sugarcraft 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. 25 ICCA / SC / V5.3 / 09 / 2022
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. 26 ICCA / SC / V5.3 / 09 / 2022
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