DOHA, QATAR – The College of the North Atlantic – Qatar (CNA-Q) recently announced a multi-year Memorandum of Understanding with U.S. founded training company PetroSkills Solutions and Services. Under the renewable agreement, CNA-Q will use their modern facilities and competent staff to deliver the full range of PetroSkills courses, which provide education and training in hundreds of technical processes that span the entire oil and gas industry value chain.
Acting President of CNA-Q, Dr. Salem Al-Naemi, said “This Memorandum represents the commitment of CNA-Q in supporting the human development pillar of the Qatar National Vision 2030. Under this pillar, we seek to empower the people of Qatar to sustain and support their country’s growth. With the mega expansion of Qatar’s LNG production trains, this agreement could not have come at a better time. Our partnership with PetroSkills will shape the framework of training and services provided to the oil and gas industry, and utilize the state-of-the-art facilities and experienced staff we have available at CNA-Q.”
As the country’s leading technical college, CNA-Q efficiently responded to market needs in Qatar by striking a partnership with the reputable skills training firm. At a time when the oil and gas industry faces a human resource and skills shortage, CNA-Q has stepped in to find a solution.
On the occasion, Dr. Suhaim Khalaf Al-Josaiman Director of Marketing and Public Relations Department and Manager of CNA-Q’s Continuing and Professional Education, noted, “Qatar’s oil and gas sector comprises over 60% of the country’s gross domestic product. Given the key role that oil and gas plays in Qatar’s economy, and at a time when the industry is facing a growing skills gap worldwide, we are committed to constantly searching for innovative educational solutions, and forming new partnerships to ensure the right training is available to Qatar’s workforce.”
PetroSkills is a leading training provider to the global oil and gas industry, providing competency-based training that builds knowledge and skills essential to the sector’s workforce. They deliver over 1,000 public and in-house training sessions each year.
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