DIEFFE Job's Academy



Dieffe is a reality that for over 30 years, has been working alongside people and Businesses to favour the professional and human development of the youth seeking employment and the people already employed.

100 Training Paths a year for over 2,200 students. 60,000 training hours deliver for 1,800,00 hours/student, 3500 partner companies: some very significant numbers that take a snapshot one of the most important experiences in the Venetian in the Education and professional Formation sector.

Dieffe is today a Social Cooperative that continues to direct its activities toward the formation, education and orientation. Formation Institution with quality certification UNI EN ISO 9001, DIEFFE is accredited by the Regione Veneto as Formation Organ in the orientation, basic formation, higher formation and continuous formation Sector.

The cooperative is present in all the Venetian Territory, with 5 operative branches distributed in the cities of: Padova, Venice, Vicenza, Treviso, Verona and operates in synergy with Public Institutional Actors ( local institutions, Businesses, etc.), privates (category organisations, social parts, etc.) and with the main productive districts of Venetian.

Thanks to the experience and the Know-how gained by continuously answering to new challenges, Dieffe does a continuous research work towards innovation in order to always be forefront in the sectors of its competence:

  • Permanent Orientation
  • Duty of Education
  • Formation and professional refreshment
  • Formation Counselling ( needs analysis)


The Offer of Dieffe articulates in three areas of activity:

  1. Education and Professional Formation
  2. Accompanying to Work
  3. Continuous Formation and counselling for businesses


Educate putting the people first, accompanying people and businesses along the path of professional and organisational growth, giving the right development for everyone’s needs transferring competencies and knowledge.

Putting people first because everyone can and everyone should grant a contribution of human capital for the development of a common goal. In this sense, the formation is a physiological necessity. An investment and not an expenditure. the Best way to grant a professional development, motivation, sharing of the business mission and thus at the end the success of the Company.

Dieffe intends, in particular, to facilitate the preparation and the starting of youth to work, improving and innovating the educational services, putting great attention to social inclusion politics and prevention of the different types of youth inconvenience and school dropout phenomena. This social tradition is in the History of Dieffe.

Since 1985, year of its foundation, Dieffe entered the management of “P.Egidio” and “S.Nicolò in Marghera” CFP (professional formation centre), formation centres active in the formation of Culinary and Electric Basis from 1945. From that moment Dieffe continues that social path inspired by the Franciscan fathers, Egidio Gelain and Ruggero Nuvola, whose ambition was to contribute to the work, cultural, family, and social progress of the people in the Venetian region.

Starting from the 90’s Dieffe is not only a school anymore but starts an evolution path; expands its impact area in the national and International market, participates in important innovative projects in the Training and Formation field, working its way to Businesses as impact area.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Italian Culinary Master

Campus Full time 6 weeks May 2018 Italy Padua

The course is designed for those who want to improve their knowledge of Italian culinary and gastronomic traditions. We offer a full series of practical cooking, pastry, ice-cream, pizza and bread workshops and an in-depth study of wine and craft beer, focusing on technical and cultural aspects, covered in lesson on food studies, technologies and processing methods.



Who can apply: Italian and foreign professionals from food and wine industries, Food and cooking professionals and Passionates the course will start with a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 20 students.

Duration: 6 weeks of both theory and practical lessons at Dieffe Academy (103 hours) 60 hours of educational apprenticeship for 5 weeks in selected and prestigious restaurants

The course is of 6 weeks and it is divided into three different modules:

The first consists in classroom and laboratory-based lessons at the Academy’s headquarter The second offers a set of educational trips and experiences in Italian’s main cities, through the most important traditions (culture, gastronomy and agriculture) The third is practical with an apprenticeship in a prestigious restaurant selected by the Academy ... [-]


DIEFFE Accademia delle Professioni - Job's Academy

Address Cooperativa Sociale DIEFFE Via Risorgimento, 29 - 35027 Noventa Padovana (PD)
35027 Padua, Italy
Website http://www.dieffe.com/
Phone +39 049 986 5000