The Technician Preparatory Program (TPP) at College of the North Atlantic – Qatar is designed to prepare students to work at the technician (certificate) level in the industries of Qatar. Emphasis is placed on developing practical skills and competencies, problem solving skills, technical communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team. The College has world-class shops and labs equipped with the latest industrial equipment to deliver the TPP training at the highest possible level.

The Technician Preparatory Program options are delivered in an alternating model consisting of five semesters of college learning and two semesters of on-the-job workplace learning. The program follows a different schedule and has different start dates than other programs on campus.

To date, the Technician Preparatory Program has certified over 1,650 individuates with Industrial Trades qualifications who now work with 20 industry partners.

Certificate i, ii and IIi


The students will complete Certificate l and ll, over a three semester period, at the College before going to the workplace for their first workplace assignment. The Certificates lll component is also delivered in an alternating model consisting of two semesters of college learning and one semester of on-the-job workplace learning. Each semester of the Certificate lll program is 15 weeks in duration and is continuous throughout the academic year.

The Technician Preparatory Programs presented are part of a Technical and Further Education (TAFE) training package endorsed by the Australian Qualification Framework.

Program Options

  • Electrical Technician
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Mechanical Technician
  • Process Operator Technician
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Request for more information

We are excited you are interested in joining CNA-Q's Technician Preparatory Program! You can request for more information or contact below for general inquires:

Rebecca David

+974 4495 2311