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Diploma in Advanced Culinary Arts – Cookery

Your first step to becoming a professional chef, this outcome-driven program, accredited by the internationally renowned City & Guilds, London, along with recognition of quality culinary education from the Worldchefs; gives you intensive hands-on training, knowledge, and skills that helps gain employment in the food industry as Commis or Assistant Chefs and gives entrepreneurs the exposure necessary to set up a food business of international standards.

About this Course

Get a thorough understanding of the basic and advanced culinary techniques of classical continental cuisine. Learn to cook a variety of soups, salads, appetisers, and entrées, along with an introduction to baked goods and desserts, in our state-of-the-art professional kitchen. Start your culinary career as a certified professional chef with assured internships and work placements in the UAE’s top hospitality brands, and gain the essential knowledge and skills to become a successful food entrepreneur.

ICCA’s outcome-driven technical vocational educational training (TVET) programs are delivered in state-of-the-art world class training kitchens. The outcome-focused applied learning, together with globally recognised qualifications, help assure internships and work placements with the UAE’s top hospitality brands.

What You'll Learn In This Course

Fees & Payment

Fee Description
AED
Tuition fees
35,540
KHDA Attestation
360
City & Guilds registration and examination fees
1,500
Practical Textbook - Cookery
600
ICCA Dubai - Industry Internship / Work Experience Placement Program
2,880
World Association of Chefs Societies (World Chefs) certification
540
Uniform
450
Online learning resource fee
1,500
Total
AED 40,490
Note: Enrollment in IWP is mandatory for participation in industry exposure internships & work placements.
Fee Description
USD
Tuition fees
9,873
KHDA Attestation
100
City & Guilds registration and examination fees
417
Practical Textbook - Cookery
167
ICCA Dubai - Industry Internship / Work Experience Placement Program
800
World Association of Chefs Societies (World Chefs) certification
150
Uniform
125
Online learning resource fee
417
Total
$11,249.00
Note: Enrollment in IWP is mandatory for participation in industry exposure internships & work placements.
Industry Internship & Work Experience Placement Program

ICCA Dubai’s IWP (Industry Internship / Work Experience Placement) Program is an industry integration initiative specially designed for students wishing to join the industry as Professional Chefs by way of regular employment or an internship leading
to work placement.

The IWP Program is separately conducted in addition to the 620 hours of intensive on-campus guided learning and training, which comprise our Professional Program.

The IWP arrangements are in the form of either regular employment to begin with, or an industry internship generally of 6 to 12 months’ duration, successful completion of which would lead the student chef to a regular work placement.

Fee Description
ICCA Dubai - Industry Internship / Work Experience Placement Program
AED 2,880 / $ 800
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Note: Enrollment in IWP is mandatory for participation in industry exposure internships & work placements.
Fee Description
AED
90 Days of Continuous Stay
2000
30 Days of Continuous Stay
1300
180 Days of Continuous Stay (90 Days + 90 Days in-country Extension)
5000
One Year Multiple Entry Student Residence Visa
4500
Fee
Description
30 Days (AED)
45 Days (AED)
90 Days (AED)
180 Days (AED)
Millennium Place Barsha Heights Dubai - Deluxe King (With Balcony)
394.62
-
394.64
-
Millennium Place Barsha Heights - Studio King
320
-
320
-
Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai - Deluxe King
378
378
378
-
Uninest Students Residences - Twin En-Suite Standard
135
135
127.78
118
Uninest Students Residences - Single En-suite Standard
182
182
172
158
Uninest Students Residences - Single Large En-suite Deluxe
200
200
189
174
Uninest Students Residences - Studio En-suite Deluxe
217
217
205
189
The above prices are Per Day for the total duration of stay.

The ICCA Restaurateur's Package

Diploma in Cookery + Diploma in Patisserie + Advanced Diploma in Kitchen Management
The ICCA Pro Restaurateur Package is for Entrepreneurs and Professionals looking to set up a Food Business, or for those already in the Food Business, looking to enhance their standards of kitchen Operrations and Management.
Actual Fees
AED 96,700 / $26,865
Total Fees After Discount
AED83,668 / $23,242
You Save
AED13,032 / $3,623
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The ICCA Chef’s Essentials Package

Diploma In Cookery + Diploma in Baking & Patisserie
The ICCA Complete Pro Chef Package is for those aspiring to get a holistic foundation in the field of Culinary Arts, both in Cookery as well as Baking and Patisserie streams.
Actual Fees
AED80,890 / $22,498
Total Fees After Discount
AED68,578/ $19,051
You Save
AED 12,402 / $3,447
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Payment

Fees may be paid in AED by Cash, Cheque, Credit / Debit Cards, by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) or through the Secured Payment Gateway provided in this website to ICCA Dubai, as convenient and applicable.

Installment Plan secured by Post-dated Cheques (PDCs)

Convenient Installment Plan is available for Local / UAE Admissions.The first installment is to be paid at the time of admission and the balance installment payment is required to be secured by a Post Dated Cheque (PDC).

International Admissions (for the non-UAE Residents / International Students)

International students are required to pay fees in advance to secure admission, hostel reservation and the UAE Visa.

Learn more about how a portion of your fees at ICCA Dubai goes towards social good.

ICCA Student Stories

Meet the ICCA alumni who started their culinary journey with us. Here's their experience and where they are today...

Meet The Faculty

Members of our faculty are industry veterans, who bring years of work experience with top brands from around the world to the training delivered here…

Chef Sergio Freitas

Chef Instructor Hot & Cold Kitchens

Sergio Freitas is known for his love for fusion to create new tastes, flavours and textures,  that are not widely expected to be seen or experienced in a surprisingly complementing way. In his over 16 years of honing his knowledge and skills in culinary, he has risen from being a premier emerging chef to becoming a new-age culinary entrepreneur and a seasoned Chef Instructor of repute.

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Chef Sergio Freitas

Chef Shiv Negi

Chef Instructor - Hot & Cold Kitchen

With more than 17 years of experience in operations at world-renowned Hotel chains, preparing a wide variety of unique multi-cuisine dishes, Shiv Negi, has a track record of training, developing, and fostering strong teams focused on quality, presentation, and cost containment. He is proficient in numerous cooking techniques and cuisines with a talent for working with ingredients from countries around the world.

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Chef Shiv Negi

Chef Michelle Tredoux

Chef Instructor Hot & Cold Kitchens

Michelle is a dynamic and energetic Chef with around 20 years of experience in Culinary, working in hotels and stand-alone restaurants, including the world-renowned 3 Michelin Starred Chef Marco Pierre White’s restaurant and within the aviation sector. She is an expert in her craft and fundamentally thorough and innovatively sound with several cuisines.

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Chef Michelle Tredoux

Career Pathways

Upon completion of this course, you'll be trained and ready to pursue a range of career options. The world awaits you !

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