Specialist Licence Programmes

Become a first-class international protocol specialist with a global presence straight away

International Protocol Specialist / Franchise Licence

Two Types of Certifications

Select your programme!

International Protocol Global Specialist Programme (English)

International Protocol Specialist Certificate and Franchise Licence for Global Leaders

Become an international protocol global officer

Learn Japan and the world and obtain a specialist licence to become an inspiring trainer or run a franchise school!

日本人向け資格プログラム (Japanese)




A lifetime of 'golden qualifications' and a world-class career!

Looking to succeed in the world?

Why choose ICPA?

Fully supported qualifications that, once obtained, can be renewed and used semi-permanently

I:Inspiration C:Cultivation P:Practice A:Achievement

Four steps to achieving your goals

ICPA Features To Support Your Learning Journey

We do not just teach etiquette; we guide you through a transformative experience of Japanese culture. Our programme is designed to nurture your cultural intelligence, helping you navigate the nuances of Japanese society with confidence and authenticity.

  • Access to our state-of-the-art training facilities
  • Immersive cultural experiences in authentic Japanese settings
  • Complimentary refreshments during sessions
  • Practical dining etiquette sessions with authentic Japanese cuisine
  • 24/7 access to our online learning platform
  • Comprehensive slide decks for review
  • Supplementary study materials
  • Interactive lesson quizzes
  • Pre-course and post-course assessments
  • Personalized progress reports
  • One-on-one consultations with cultural experts
  • Access to our global social platform for students
  • Detailed course workbook
  • Handouts and reference guides
  • Official ICPA course completion certificate
  • Digital badge for your professional profiles
  • Regular updates to course materials
  • Access to the latest information on Japanese etiquette and culture
  • Comprehensive instructor’s manual (for those in the Specialist Programme)
  • Exclusive access to our Specialist social platform
  • All instructional materials for teaching Japanese etiquette
  • Full video recordings of all lessons for review
  • Interactive virtual etiquette practice sessions
Note: Features may vary depending on the specific course and level chosen. Please refer to individual course descriptions for a detailed list of inclusions.

Enrich your lifetime

The ICPA’s International Protocol Specialist Licence stands as the only qualification in the world designed for truly global individuals, structured to enable them to comprehend and transmit a comprehensive worldview to the next generation. This qualification seamlessly combines the cultures of the East and the West, encompassing the protocols of Japan, a prominent Eastern power, and England, a pioneering force in the West.

“Teaching” is the epitome of “learning.” When it comes to acquiring knowledge, there is no more effective approach than imparting knowledge to others. The more you teach, the greater your expertise and skills develop.

Not only will you acquire knowledge and education, but you will also cultivate the skills necessary to teach and guarantee your own personal growth.

Become an ICPA International Protocol Specialist and gain the ability to inspire an increasingly interconnected world. As a mentor to aspiring leaders and a catalyst for social progress, your influence will resonate far and wide.

Furthermore, with an ICPA franchise licence, you will embark on an exciting journey to establish and operate a franchised school, supported unwaveringly by our organization. Leave an indelible mark across continents and throughout the world!

Seize this rare opportunity to unlock your unlimited potential on the global stage and walk hand in hand along the path of change towards a better world.

Become a successful global leader