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Vision:                                                                                                                                             
To supply the energy​​ sector with trained and well-qualified Qatari workforce to meet the ever-increasing demand of the sector in both technical and administrative fields, by offering a variety of internationally recognized vocati​onal programs for the young Qataris to assume technical and administrative jobs at QP and its subsidiaries.

Core Business:​​
  • ​Recruitment, selection, enrollment and induction of new trainees for the Diploma Program, Technician Certificate Program and Fireman Certificate Program; 
  • Managing the recruitment a​nd enrollment of nominated Staff on Academic Studies for the Diploma Program;
  • Allocating new trainees to subsidiary companies and QP departments; 
  • Monitoring the academic performance of trainees and Staff on Academic Studies; 
  • Arranging workplace learning.

Programs

  ​​Technician Certificate Program (TCP)

Objectives: 
The Technician Certificate​ Program (TCP) enhances the Strategic of Qatarization plan of the State of Qatar by providing a competent national workforce.  It prepares Qatari secondary school graduates to learn to undertake Technician jobs in Qatar Petroleum, its subsidiaries and its affiliates in the following areas of specialization:

  • Process Plant Operation 
  • Mechanical 
  • Electrical 
  • Instrumentation 
Program Duration: 
Total of 110 Weeks (Approx. 2 Years) depending on students English language and performance.

Trainees recruited for this program are given extensive English Language and Mathematics in the Foundation Program (30 Weeks).  Followed by a Technical Phase I (15 weeks) and (3 weeks) Familiarization before they are offered an employment opportunity at QP, its subsidiaries and its affiliates. Upon successful completion of Technical Phase I & sign the employment contract, students will be placed in Technical Phase II (37 weeks) followed by (24 weeks) On Job Training in their designated company.​

Program Structure:
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This qualifies them for any one of the following certificates which enable them to be a post holder as Mechanical, Electrical or Instrument Technician or as a Process Plant Operator.
  • Engineering Technology TP Electrical 
  • Engineering Technology TP Instrument 
  • Engineering Technology TP Mechanical 
  • Engineering Technology TP Process Plant Operations
Intake Criteria for Qatari:

Academic requirements:
  • High School Certificate with a minimum overall score of 50% validated by Ministry of Education and Higher Education. 
  • Pass the English (Oxford Online Placement Test -OOPT) and Math test.
General requirements:
  • Availability of Demand.
  • Qatari not older than 30 years old. 
  • Pass QP Medical Test.
  • Finalized recruitment clearances, CIED, MOL, MOI (Male only) & GHQAF Clearance (Male only).
  • Pass Interview. 
  • Accept allocated department and location.
Children of Qatari F​emale: 
  • ​​Qatari Mother
  • Not older than 25 years
  • High School certificate with a minimum overall score of 60% validated by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education
  • ​Pass the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) with a level of Foundation Level - 2
  • Pass the Interview
  • Accept to work in any location of QP or E&I companies

  Diploma Programs (DP)

Objectives:
This program aims at preparing male and female applicants with basic skills to pursue career opportunities in the energy sector. This program covers several Technical and Non-Technical disciplines as per QP’s yearly demand.

 
Program Duration: 
A 2 years program qualifying students to obtain a diploma from a college in Qatar.

Intake Criteria for Qatari:

Academic requirements:
  • High School Certificate with a minimum overall score of 65% validated by Ministry of Education and Higher Education. 
  • A valid IELTS score of 5.0 or a score of FL1090 or Regular in the CAN-Q placement test or equivalent.
General requirements:
  • Availability of Demand.
  • Qatari not older than 21 years old. 
  • Pass QP Medical Test.
  • Finalized recruitment clearances, CIED, MOL, MOI (Male only) & GHQAF Clearance (Male only).
  • Pass Interview. 
  • Accept allocated department and location.​​​