12/06/2017 - News
Total ABK-VEDC Academy 8th Graduation Ceremony
Under the patronage of Abdulaziz Alhajri, Director Downstream Directorate of ADNOC, Total ABK-VEDC Academy 8th Graduation Ceremony was held on 5th December 2017 at Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi.
24 graduates were presented with their certificates by Abdulaziz Alhajri and Amer Al Shaikh Ali, Total ABK CEO.
The ceremony was attended by Total ABK and Total EP UAE management and staff, Stakeholders and Partners, (ADNOC, ADNOC OFFSHORE, ADNOC SOUR GAS, ADEVTI-VEDC, BOROUGE, INPEX, ADOC, BUNDUQ, DOLPHIN ENERGY and others), friends and family of the graduates.
In partnership with ADNOC & ADVETI-VEDC, Total ABK established the Academy in 2008 using worldwide TOTAL experience & expertise to train young Emiratis for Oil & Gas industry jobs and create a sustainable pool of skilled personnel.
Over 130 apprentices have graduated and are being employed within TOTAL, ADOC, BUNDUQ, DOLPHIN ENERGY and ADNOC Group of Companies. Since mid 2017, all the Total ABK Academy staff and students have been transferred to ADNOC Technical Academy (ATA) facilities.
Academy graduates are trained to maintain a high level of integrity and always embrace safety as their core value. This graduation is an important milestone in their lives and through hard work and dedication, they shall now embrace the vast opportunities offered by our Oil and Gas Industry.
Total ABK is proud to contribute positively to the development of young Emiratis.
We wish them all the best.
Euphoric graduates tossing their caps in celebration at the end of graduation ceremony