ADNOC Technical Academy to host Open Day for prospective students

Mon 23-07-2018 23:48 PM

ABU DHABI, 23rd July, 2018 (WAM) — The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced, today, that the ADNOC Technical Academy (ATA) will be hosting an ‘Open Day’ event on Saturday, July 28, from 9.00 to 14.00, at its Al Shawamekh campus.

Prospective students and their parents are invited to attend the Open Day to learn about ATA’s academic curriculum and training program, as well as the application and enrolment process. The Academy is open for 17- to 25-year olds who are UAE nationals, or are the son of a UAE mother, and have finished Grade 12 and UAE military service.


Established in 1978, the ATA has provided education and technical training to more than 5,000 UAE nationals, who, upon graduation, joined ADNOC’s workforce. The ATA’s classroom, workshop and simulated trainings are designed to equip students with the wide range of operational, mechanical, electrical and instrumental skills needed to control oil and gas industry processes.

Its 2.5-year academic program combines a year of classroom learning, followed by a year and half of onsite on-the-job training. Its curriculum integrates the latest technological advancements to ensure ATA graduates are well-prepared to work in ADNOC’s modern and innovative operational environments.

Based in Al Shawamekh, Abu Dhabi, the ADNOC Technical Academy is a large purpose-built campus with educational, technical and recreational facilities, in addition to a hostel that houses more than 500 students. It employs best-in-class educators and instructors from around the globe to ensure that students receive high-level general education and technical training before entering ADNOC’s workforce.

WAM/Hatem Mohamed

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