Dubai launches vocational academy in the field of municipal work

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The UAE’s first vocational academy in the field of municipal work has been launched in Dubai.

The project led by Dubai Municipality will offer accredited professional certifications and diplomas, in addition to several training programmes

The courses will cover various specialisations, such as licensing and monitoring construction activities, health and safety management, data analysis, geographic information system, sanitation and agriculture, among oihers.

Participants can choose between in-person and virtual study options at the academy, which is tailored for university graduates and Municipality employees.

They also have the option to attend courses at the academy's main campus, different institutes and universities, Dubai Municipality institutions or at the facilities of its partners, suppliers and contractors.

The academy is accredited by the National Qualifications Centre at the Ministry of Education and Dubai's Knowledge and Human Development Authority.

Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality, said that the launch of the latest initiative underscores the commitment to attracting talent, fostering the skills of its workforce and university graduates, and equipping participants with qualifications in various fields and specialisations within the Municipality.

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