ADNOC Technical Academy Program

The 30-month program offers a comprehensive cirriculum that covers a variety of subjects, divided into different phases.

​​​​​​​Program Phases

2.5 months

Petroleum Core

​​​​​​​Trainees are introduced to the various elements of the oil and gas industry including-: oil exploration, production, refining, gas processing, and petrochemicals. Upon completion of the petroleum core phase, trainees are assigned to specialized roles based on their performance, preferences and the requirements of the operating companies.
7.5 months

Specialization 1 & 2

Trainees gain the knowledge and skills required for their specialization through an intensive course that includes in-classroom trainings, workshops, and hands-on experience in pilot plants.
12 months

On-job training (rotation)

Trainees apply the techniques, methods and procedures they learned in the Academy’s pilot plant and the field through a rotation program that incudes both the Academy’s campus and various ADNOC Group sites.
7 months

On-job training

Trainees receive training and are stationed at the operating company where they will be working in the future. Before graduation, trainees will be assessed by a panel of senior instructors and managers from both the Academy and the operating Companies.
Upon completing the training, the trainees will graduate with one of the four vocational qualifications offered by the Academy
Diploma in Electrical Maintenance – Oil & Gas industry
Diploma in Instrument and Control Maintenance – Oil & Gas industry
Diploma in Mechanical Maintenance – Oil & Gas industry
Diploma in Oil & Gas Processing Operations


The ADNOC Technical Academy is acknowledge by three reputable organizations, attesting to the outstanding training and formal certifications provided to trainees. 

Benefits and allowances

During their training period, ADNOC Technical Academy offers its trainees a range of benefits and allowances that includes:
  • A monthly allowance that starts at AED 5,000 and increases in the on-the-job training phase-based on-site location.
  • Accommodation and transportation for eligible trainees.
  • Medical insurance and coverage.