Abu Dhabi Center for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET) announced the continuation of registration for male and female national students to participate in the program "Skills for Life 2012" which started on 1st July and runs until the 19th, while the age of participants has been reduced from eighth grade to the sixth. The program is organized at IAT high schools across the country.

s4l body1Eng. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Director General of ACTVET and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Applied Technology said that the program is rich and provides opportunities for advanced training that will work on developing technical and personal skills for more than 1500 national students associated with public and private school between grades six and twelve.

The program is carried out successfully, according to the available technical and human capabilities, in 18 educational institutions in the various emirates organized by ACTVET, IAT, Emirates Skills and Bayarek program for the development of effective leadership.

Mr. Abdulaziz al Raesi, Director of Support Services at the Institute of Applied Technology pointed out that the events start from 09:00AM until 02:00PM, five days a week, where students are provided with information, experiences and experiments that are useful to them socially and at school.

The program will also provide "Skills Document" for all participants attending the events, as well as giving student certificates of participation in the program in addition to valuable prizes for the distinguished students. Mr. Al Raesi stressed that the program represents a new qualitative leap through which creative talents can be discovered, particularly in the fields of technology, aviation, health sciences and other technical areas.

The program also focuses on the development of English Language skills, technological skills, web page design, robot design and computer technology, whereas Al Ain International Aviation Academy focuses on the new designs of aircraft, engines, aircraft maintenance and other techniques related to the world of aviation.

Fatima College of Health Sciences focuses on the skills of ambulatory, emergency and pharmaceutical skills and the proper methods of storing medicines and how to take care of them and avoid their dangers, in addition to the requirements of health and safety at hospitals, sound health standards in our daily lives and health care in the family and society.

Dr. Adel Al Ameri, Director of Abu Dhabi Institute for Science and Technology said that "Skills for life 2012" program is being implemented with great success at Al Jazeera Institute for Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi, Al Jahili Institute of Science and Technology in Al Ain, Baynunah Institute for Science and Technology in Zayed city and the western region where the focus is on providing the national youth with advanced experiences in photography techniques, computer network design, interior decoration, jewelry design, travel and tourism for girls, in addition to working on the development of students' skills in English language, engineering designs, electronic chips, computer technology, first aid, fine arts and car mechanics.

Al Ittihad, 3 July, 2012.
Al Khaleej, 3 July, 2012.
Al Bayan, 3 July, 2012.