Pro Chef Programme

The Pro Chef Program is ideal for experienced culinary professionals looking to move into supervisory roles through the pursuit of accredited culinary certification / diploma from City and Guilds London.

Pro Chef Program

This program is meant for chefs already within the culinary field who have experience but no formal qualification. With this program, you will be able to achieve a City & Guilds Level 2 certification.

Please see the areas in which you would be assessed in the Level 2 program (practical assessments):

Unit 105 Prepare food for cold presentation
Unit 206 Healthier foods and special diets (preparation and written menu required) -
Write a 3-course menu and prepare one of the items from the menu - the menu should be typed on Word format
Unit 207 Prepare, cook and finish stocks, soups and sauces
Unit 208 Prepare, cook and finish fish and shellfish
Unit 209 Prepare, cook and finish meat (2 ways – wet/dry), poultry and offal
Unit 210 Prepare, cook and finish vegetables(2 types), fruit and pulses
Unit 211 Prepare, cook and finish rice, grain, farinaceous product and egg dish
Unit 212 Prepare, cook and finish bakery products (cake, biscuit, bread, pastry)
Unit 213 Prepare, cook and finish hot and cold desserts and puddings


Followed by 2 online assessments:
Unit 202 & 203 Online theory assessment in food hygiene
Unit 219 & 221 Online theory assessment in kitchen preparation


The cost of the program is AED 13,500 plus VAT. Payment can be made in installments as follows:
  • Registration & Exam fees: AED 2625
  • First 12 assessments (3 scheduled days): AED 7088
  • Second 12 assessments (3 scheduled days): AED 4461


  • Online Exam day final payment (1 scheduled day): AED 1575


The schedule of the Pro Chef is based on the candidate's time and availability as well as the scheduling of the school. The first payment should be made in advance of scheduling the first 3 assessment days

Contact SCAFA at for more information on registration and scheduling.

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Fee Structure

Programme fee AED 13,000

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