College of the North Atlantic - Qatar

Take the Challenge!


The 10th annual CNA-Q Skills Competition will take place on Monday, March 25, 2019

What is the Skills Competition?

The Skills Competition is an international competition, managed by WorldSkills. These competitions are held around the world to showcase and inspire world-class excellence in skills and introduce youth to a variety of skilled careers.

Register for a CNA-Q Skills Competition today!              

Deadline for Registration is March 21st, 2019

Download the Registration Form

Students may also register by downloading and filling out the registration form and returning it to the administrative assistant in your school of study.

A skills competition is a unique and interesting way to demonstrate what you have learned here at the College.

QAPCO, UNEVOC-Qatar and CNA-Q would like to build Qatar National Skills Competition program. It is our vision that one day Qatar will become a member of World Skills and compete at the regional and international level. By competing at CNA-Q now, you are helping us to build a national program for the future.


Why register?


A skills competition gives you the chance to showcase your new ideas, talent and motivation to succeed. It also builds your character, confidence, and self-esteem.

Winners will receive the following: 

Medals for first, second and third place in the competition.
Certificates for first second and third place in a competition
There will be a cash prize for the most valuable participant from each school and TCP
There will be a cash prize for the overall highest achiever female and overall highest achiever male

Below is a comprehensive list of all the competitions available this year.

Business Studies

1-1-5 - Five Minute Business Pitch

Excelerate - Microsoft Excel Competition

Microsoft Word Competition
Microsoft PowerPoint Competition
30 Minute Manager

Engineering Technology

Understanding Lighting Systems (Basic Lighting  Simulation Circuit)
Overhead Crane Obstacle Course
Mechanical Engineering CAD (Computer-Aided Design)

Mechanical Technician Skills (Welding Simulation, Gas Leak Detection, and Material Identification)

Bamboo Bridge BuildMotor Control Application
Electronics Manufacturing and Engineering Technology (Design, Build and Troubleshoot)
Robotic Chinese Dragon (PLC Programming Application)

Traffic Light Controls (PLC Operated)

Network Design and Cabling (Information Network Cable)

Modeling a Process unit operation using Aspen Hysys/ChemCad Software

Troubleshooting of a 3 Element Boiler Feed Water Control System


Pipe Fitting and Soldering 
Process Variables Reading Challenge 
Demineralized Water Simulation 
Monitoring Fluid Transfer Plant
Fabrication Challenge


Information Technology

Network and PC Support
Web |
IT Security
Basic Hardware

Programming | (Basics) 

Programming || 
Web ||

Database Design

Health Sciences

Scenario and Skills Stations


Trivia Challenge

Academic Schedule

24 October

​Last Day to Drop Without Academic Prejudice

28 October

​Professional Development Day

2 December

​Last Day of Classes

5-14 December

​Final Exams

16 December

​End of Fall Term

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