ADNOC Technical Academy Program

The ADNOC Technical Academy Program is 24 months-long and covers a vast variety of challenging and interesting topics. The training is split up into different phases.

​​​​​​​Program Phases

6 months

Semester 1

Trainees are assigned to one of the four disciplines, which are Oil and Gas Processing Operations, Mechanical Maintenance, Instrument and Control Maintenance or Mechanical Maintenance. Trainees acquire the knowledge and skills required for their specialization through an intensive course, which includes training in the classroom, workshop, and pilot plants. 
6 months

Semester 2

Trainees apply the techniques, methods, and procedures they learned in the Academy's pilot plant, where they must complete all Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization and National Qualifications Center accreditation requirements that can be completed on campus and be ready to be transferred to the sites. 
12 months

On-job Training (Site Specific Training)

Trainees are trained and stationed at their future operating company. At the end of this phase and before graduation, trainees will be evaluated by a panel of senior instructors and managers from the Academy and the operating companies. By then, the trainee should have completed all diploma requirements. 


The ADNOC Technical Academy program is recognized by three national and global awarding bodies: 

  • Scottish Qualifications Authority. 
  • Offshore Oil Industry Petroleum Organization. 
  • National Qualifications Center.

Benefits And Allowances

The ADNOC Technical Academy provides its trainees with a range of benefits and allowances that include: 

  • A monthly allowance which starts at AED 5,000 and increases in the On-Job Training phase based on the site location. 

  • Accommodation and transportation if eligible. 
  • Medical insurance.