CNA-Q Engineering Technology programs receive full international accreditation

1/29/2020

The programs offered at the School of Engineering Technology and Industrial Trades at the College of the North Atlantic - Qatar (CNA-Q) received accredition by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB). Six additional programs were recently accredited by CTAB; Electrical Power Systems Technician, Telecommunications and Network Engineering Technician, Telecommunication and Network Engineering Technology, Process Automation Technician, Mechanical Technician (Industrial Maintenance), and Chemical Processing Technician. With this latest accreditation certificates received, all of the engineering programs offered at CNA-Q are now internationally accredited.

Dr. Salem Al-Naemi, Acting Vice President, Academic has indicated that the latest accreditation of CTAB are in line with our strategic plan and serves the overarching goal of the College which is the student success in terms of having high quality learning methodologies that are internationally recognized, continuously monitored and improved. The dean of the school of engineering technology at CNA-Q, Dr Awni Al-Otoom, elaborated that the latest accreditation is a proof of our commitment at CNA-Q to deliver world class of technical education that focuses on experiential learning with highest international standards. He stated that the state of the art workshops, laboratories, and highly skilled and qualified instructors at the school have enabled the College to receive these prestigious certificates of accreditation.

CTAB Established in 1982, it is a standing committee of The Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT). The board is in charge of developing, coordinating and managing the national accreditation programs for applied science and engineering technology programs, locally and internationally. Since its inception in 2002, CNA-Q has grown to offer more than 30 diploma and certificate programs in applied, technical and occupationally aligned fields. It has graduated thousands of students who have infused Qatar’s industries and sectors with work-ready professionals. This year marks the 18th year that CNA-Q has been providing experiential technical and vocational education in Qatar to support the State’s strategic vision for human capital development.