Education

ADNOC has created a world-class education and energy research ecosystem that harnesses the talent and creativity of Emiratis and supports the development of the oil and gas sector.

Our investments in education and training include the ADNOC Technical Institute (ATI) and a series of ADNOC Schools in Abu Dhabi. 

We also operate a comprehensive Scholarship Programme, first founded in 1974, which enables UAE nationals to pursue post-secondary education opportunities at the world’s leading universities.

 

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ADNOC Schools

Founded in 2008, ADNOC schools teach gifted Emirati and expatriate students, following a rigorous curriculum based on the highest academic standards, and prepares them for admission to the world’s leading universities.

6,000 students are enrolled across four campuses. The first campus is located in Abu Dhabi city, while the other three campuses are located in the Western Region; in Ruwais, Madinat Zayed and Ghayathi. 

ADNOC Technical Institute (ATI)

The ADNOC Technical Institute (ATI) provides specialist training and education for UAE Nationals who want to become skilled oil and gas industry technicians. It was the first vocational training institute in Abu Dhabi and, since it was established in 1978, it has trained more than 3,500 technicians.

The ATI training programme includes a comprehensive Foundation Programme, followed by two years of intensive training in one of four specializations: Process Operator, Electrical Technician, Instrument Technician and Mechanical Technician. Graduates are then provided with on-the-job training opportunities through the ADNOC Group, to develop their skills and expertise in the workplace. 

 

Young ADIPEC Program

Held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and fully supported by Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), the Young ADIPEC programme is co-located with the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, taking place from 11-14 November 2019, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
 
Aimed at high school students, aged between 14 – 17 years old, Young ADIPEC highlights the wealth and diversity of career opportunities in the oil and gas sector.  It has six components:
 
1. Ambassadors Programme
2. Outreach Programme 
3. The Industrial Field Trips
4. Alumni Programme
5. Experiential and Edutainment Programme
6. Young ADIPEC Talks

Since its inception in 2013, Over 2,500 students from across the UAE have benefitted from the programme.