- Institute of Culinary Arts at Banhoek
- Farm Calenick, Zevenrivieren Road, Banhoek, Stellenbosch
- Po Box 6314, Uniedal, Stellenbosch, 7612
- Tel: +27 21 885 1414 or (021) 8851414
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Website: www.icachef.co.za
We invite you to complete the ICA process of application and start your journey to the top at SA’s BEST chef training school!
- Complete the application form. This can be completed on the website, or requested directly from the ICA.
- Visit the campus during our exciting “Syllabus in Action” Open Days that run throughout the year or make an appointment for a private, personalised campus tour.
- Once you have completed your application, we will arrange an interview for you to complete the next selection phase and to discuss your suitability to the various courses on offer.
- We will also arrange a screening assessment to evaluate which course and direction within the industry will suit you best.
- Once all these steps have been successfully completed, it’s time for you to be enrolled. Welcome to the ICA!
Map and Directions
Coming from Cape Town on the N1
- Take the N1 out of town towards Paarl
- Take Ext 39 (Klipheuwel / Stellenbosch) turn-off
- Turn right at the bottom of the slip road towards Stellenbosch
- Travel on the R304 and pass Kyamandi on your right. Turn left at the traffic light, Adam Tas Road (Bird Street and R44 intersection)
- Turn right at the next traffic light travel (R310 Franschhoek) via Helshoogte Pass for approximately 8km.
- Follow the directions coming from Stellenbosch
Coming from Stellenbosch
- Travel on the R44 past the traffic lights at Bird Street R44 intersection and turn right at the next traffic light (R310 Franschhoek via Helshoogte, Cloetesville / Tannentville is on your left)
- Travel on the Helshoogte pass for approximately 8 km, past Delaire Graff, Tokara and Le Pommier Restaurant until you reach the Zevenrivieren Road, (approximately 800m past Le Pommier Restaurant on your left)
- Turn right into Zevenrivieren Road and continue on the tar road into the valley for approximately 1 km until you reach the sharp left turn hairpin bend to your left.
- At the bend, go straight up the mountain (Institute of Culinary Arts sign) and pass through the white gate posts.
- Continue on the dirt road up the mountain, keeping right all the way until you reach the ICA signboard – student parking OR reception/visitors.
Coming from Cape Town on the N2
- Take the N2 – airport road towards Somerset West
- Take Exit 33 (Baden Powell Road – Stellenbosch) turn-off
- Turn left at the top of the slip road
- Travel on the R310, turn right at the traffic light (M12) – towards Stellenbosch
- Turn left at the traffic light (R44 Wellington, R310 Franschhoek)
- Follow the directions coming from Stellenbosch
GPS coordinates: -33.924593, 18.937534
Many diverse and exciting culinary career opportunities have developed in recent years. Greater recognition is given to the professional status of cheffing and presently more chefs enjoy the rich rewards of the profession.
The expectations and demands on highly energetic and creative chefs of earlier years have increased to include management, administrative and strategic planning skills – particularly at senior level. Prospective applicants are encouraged to consider the opportunities that lie beyond the kitchen counters of restaurants, hotels, lodges and catering companies.
The Institute of Culinary Arts (ICA), its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively “ICA”, “us”, “we”) understand the value of your personal information and the importance of protecting any and all personal information gathered by the ICA.
This document describes how the ICA collects & uses your personal information, who we share it with and your choices and rights with regards to your personal information.
The above mentioned applies to any information we collect from you in person or from a digital environment during any interaction, including our website, social media sites or mobile services, in writing or orally, and for any valid reason.
1. Information we collect
The ICA is subject to the Protection of Personal Information Act, No.4 of 2013 (“POPIA”), of which the provisions came into effect on 1 July 2020. All public & private entities have until 1 July 2021 to ensure that they are fully compliant. According to “POPIA”, personal information is defined as any information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person and where applicable, an identifiable, existing juristic person, including, but not limited to:
- information relating to the race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, national, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental health, well-being, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language and birth of the person;
- information relating to the education or the medical, financial, criminal or employment history of the person;
- any identifying number, symbol, e-mail address, physical address, telephone number, location information, online identifier or other particular assignments to the person;
- the biometric information of the person;
- the personal opinions, views or preferences of the person;
- correspondence sent by the person that is implicitly or explicitly of a private or confidential nature or further correspondence that would reveal the contents of the original correspondence;
- the views or opinions of another individual about the person; and
- the name of the person if it appears with other personal information relating to the person or if the disclosure of the name itself would reveal information about the person.
- Depending on how you interact with us, personal information we collect may include but is not limited to:
- your name
- email address
- postal address
- telephone number (fixed or mobile)
- log-in and account information for authentication purposes and account access
- your gender and
- social media account information.
We may also collect other information that does not identify you personally, but that we might require with regards to accreditation bodies & registration for specific qualifications. The above-mentioned might include but is not limited to, geographic location and home language. Should we link this information to your personal information, all of the above will be treated as personal information.
2. How / when do we collect your information?
Information is gathered along with the application process, confirmation of acceptance and completion of the administrative details form, medical aid form and the student enrolment agreement.
All of the above information is used for communication between the ICA, its students and relevant sponsors.
Furthermore, the relevant information is used throughout the process of registering students with accreditation bodies for any and all courses they are enrolled for at the ICA.
3. Legal basis for processing your personal information
- Where this is necessary to comply with a legal obligation on us, whether contractually or otherwise.
- To protect the vital interests of any individual.
- Where you have consented for such processing to take place.
4. Use of your personal information
We may use your personal information for any and all of the following:
- Perform administrative and business functions and internal reporting.
- Send administrative information to you.
- Respond to your inquiries and fulfil requests by you.
- Inform you about and provide you with necessary communication.
- Update our records and keep your contact details up to date.
We engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you, to comply with our legal obligations or for our legitimate business interests:
- Provide you with marketing materials, for example to:
- Send marketing communications to you.
- Establish, manage and maintain our business relationship with you.
- Compile usage statistics
- Process and respond to questions, concerns and complaints
- Fulfil legal and contractual obligations
- We engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you and to comply with legal requirements.
5. Your rights as a data subject
As a data subject, you have the right to have your personal information processed in accordance with the conditions for the lawful processing of personal information as referred to in Chapter 3 of POPIA, including the right,
- to be notified that—
- personal information about you is being collected as provided for in terms of section 18; or
- your personal information has been accessed or acquired by an unauthorised person as provided for in terms of section 22;
- to establish whether a responsible party holds personal information of you and to request access to your personal information as provided for in terms of section 23;
- to request, where necessary, the correction, destruction or deletion of your personal information as provided for in terms of section 24;
- to object, on reasonable grounds relating to your particular situation to the processing of your personal information as provided for in terms of section 11 (3) (a);
- to object to the processing of your personal information—
- at any time for purposes of direct marketing in terms of section 11 (3) (b); or
- in terms of section 69 (3) (c);
- not to have your personal information processed for purposes of direct marketing by means of unsolicited electronic communications except as referred to in section 69 (1);
- not to be subject, under certain circumstances, to a decision which is based solely on the basis of the automated processing of your personal information intended to provide a profile of you as provided for in terms of section 71;
- to submit a complaint to the Regulator regarding the alleged interference with the protection of your personal information as a data subject or to submit a complaint to the Regulator in respect of a determination of an adjudicator as provided for in terms of section 74; and
- to institute civil proceedings regarding the alleged interference with the protection of your personal information as provided for in section 99.
All references to sections above are to sections in POPIA.
6. Sharing your personal information
- Where you consent to the sharing of your personal information;
- For debt collection agencies or other debt recovery organisations;
- For other legal reasons:
- We may share your personal information in response to a request for information by a competent authority in accordance with, or required by any applicable law, regulation or legal process;
- Where necessary to comply with judicial proceedings, court orders or government orders, or;
- To protect the rights, property or safety of the ICA, its staff, business partners, you, or others, or as otherwise required by applicable law
7. Security of your personal information
The ICA is committed to protecting all personal information in their possession from an accidental or unlawful destruction, damage, loss or unauthorised access. The ICA will ensure reasonable, appropriate, physical, administrative and technical preventative measures to ensure the safety and security of any and all personal information.
In the event that you unsubscribe from receiving marketing material, please note that we may still send you administrative communication as part of our ongoing agreement and as needed.
8. Direct marketing
The ICA may send you communication with regards to direct marketing in the event of news, events and accolades. Should you wish to no longer receive marketing communications from the ICA via email, SMS or phone, you are at liberty to opt-out of receiving such information from us at any time and manage your communication preferences.
9. Retaining your personal information
The ICA will retain your personal information for as long as needed to fulfil the purpose for which it was originally collected unless a longer retention period is required to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, protect our assets or enforce agreements.
The criteria we use to determine retention periods include whether:
- We are under a legal, contractual or unrelated obligation to retain such information;
- If such information forms part of an ongoing investigation or for litigation purposes;
- Where personal information is needed to maintain accurate business and financial records;
- You have consented to us retaining your personal information for a longer retention period.