Practical information about training at ISOC Dubai

Your course will run at the Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City

This four-star hotel is conveniently located in the heart of the city, and has excellent facilities.
It’s also a great place to stay if you’re visiting Dubai.


Training takes place on the Business Floor (Level Seven).
Most training rooms overlook the Palm Jumeirah or Dubai Marina, so you’ll have an inspirational view.



Two coffee breaks, snacks and a buffet lunch are provided and included in the fee.


Training starts at 09:30 and ends at 16:30.

Dress code

Business casual.


All learners who complete the course will receive a certificate of attendance bearing the accreditation of Pearson Edexcel and the British Accreditation Council.


We recommend staying at the Media One Hotel, so that you can be in the same place as the training is held. They offer discounts for ISOC course participants. Media One booking contact: [email protected]

To get the best possible rate, you might also want to check online booking sites such as or

If you prefer to stay elsewhere, the following areas of New Dubai are convenient (ranked from closest to farthest):

  1. Dubai Media City
  2. Dubai Internet City
  3. Dubai Marina
  4. Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT)
  5. Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR)
  6. The Greens
  7. Al Barsha

Low-cost accommodation can be found at the other end of the city in Deira and Bur Dubai but expect to spend up to 45 minutes in a taxi getting to training each morning.


Getting a visa is quick and easy for most visitors to Dubai. Many nationalities qualify for a free visa on arrival. If you need a visa in advance, the easiest option is to fly in with either Emirates or Etihad, who will process your  application online along with your flight booking. Many hotels will also arrange visas. Otherwise, apply through your local UAE embassy or consulate.