College of the North Atlantic - Qatar

Take the Challenge!


The 8th annual CNA-Q Skills Competition will take place on Monday, March 13, 2017

What is a 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 2, 2017

Download the Registration Form

A Skills Competition is a unique and interesting way to demonstrate what you have learned here at CNA-Q.

QAPCO, UNEVOC-Qatar and CNA-Q would like to build Qatar National Skills Competition program. It is our vision that one day, Qatar can send champions to the Regional GCC competition and then to the Worldskills competition to compete against the world. 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: 

Prizes for first, second and third place in a competition
Announcement of winners’ names in Qatar’s newspapers
Letters of achievement that will go to your sponsor and/or on your student file
You name on a plaque
The chance to go to Canada to view the 2017 Skills Canada National Competition at the end of May
All participants will receive a certificate

Below is a comprehensive list of all the competitions available this year. Click on the link to view the poster for the event.

Business Studies


​Excelerate Competition - Microsoft Excel

​Microsoft Word and PowerPoint Competition
​Amazing Page Keyboarding Competition

Engineering Technology

Set Generic Competition #1Set Generic Competition #2
Mechanical Competition #1 Mechanical Competition #2
Electrical/PAET Competition #1Electrical/PAET Competition #2
Telecomms Competition #1 Telecomms Competition #2
CPT Competition #1 CPT Competition #2


Process Operations Safety Relay ChallengesProcess Operations
Challenge #1
Process Operations
Challenge #2
Process Operations
Challenge #3
Process Operations
Challenge #4
Process Operations
Chemical Lab Skills
Basic Industrial Electrical Controls
Basic Industrial Motor Controls
 Motor Controls
Basic Electrical Lighting installation
Basic Tool Skills
Basic Electricity
Advanced Electronics


Information Technology

Network and PC Support  Website Design
Basic Hardware Robotics Drag Racing

Programming | (Basics) Skills

Programming || 
Robotics Drag Racing ​IT Security
Database DesignWeb Programming

Health Sciences

​Scenario and Skills Stations


Pinewood Derby Pinewood Derby- Arabic
Escape the Classroom The Readers' Cup

Academic Schedule

5-13 Dec, 2017

​Final Exams

17-28 Dec, 2017

​Faculty Annual Leave

18 Dec, 2017

​Qatar National Day

21 Dec, 2017

Grades available for Students (8:00 am)

31 Dec, 2017

​Start of term

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