Eid M. Al Hajri
MESSAGE FROM THE MANAGING DIRECTOR
Industrial College embodies an ethos of mutual respect whilst providing a
caring environment enabling students to achieve personal success and to
progress confidently into a world of endless possibilities both within the
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and abroad.
We at Jubail Industrial
College believe that education includes the whole person and we aim to nurture
both academic and non-academic lives of our students to ensure that young
people get the opportunities to fully develop before joining the qualified workforce
of the country.
in 1989, the history of the College goes back to late ‘80s when the Royal
Charter of the Kingdom transformed the Jubail Human Resources Development
Institute into an Industrial College. The institutional development of education
and training for successful industrialization of the industrial city has been
the cornerstone of manpower development by the city planner.
presence at the heart of the largest petrochemical complex of the world, the
college has been able to forge strong industry-education links, and
continuously harness its expertise and resources to manpower development
according to the national plans. With unwavering support of its parent
organization, the Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu, the college enviably
rose to the premier position of the Kingdom for technology education and
mission to provide quality education, emphasis was laid on preparing graduates
for life and work; systematic monitoring, management reviews and quality audits
ensured the programs remained current and relevant to the job market. We took
strides in ensuring that our programs are benchmarked to international
standards, our business processes carry quality hallmarks. To that end, the
college worked for and successfully obtained accreditation of its educational
programs by ABET, CTAB, and ACBSP while our business processes won ISO 9000
Quality Management System certification.
to continuously improve via program evaluation, revision, implementation and
stakeholders’ feedback provided the impetus to remaining close to the job
Some of the current efforts of the college include a focus on renewable
energy which is in light of the country’s pursuit for sustainable energy.
Together with our overseas partners, we are working to build a solar power
generation unit in the college, and bring solar education at the forefront of
our development plan.
Also, the college is focused on providing certified professional
training to its students and trainees. Partnership with American Welding
Society (AWS) and International Society of Automation of USA (ISA) and being the approved training centres of are
examples of JIC’s recent achievements in this area.
JIC continues to focus efforts in supporting the national Saudization
objectives. In fact, our strategic aim to support the national Saudization
program has paid huge dividends in bringing affluence and prosperity to the
community. JIC’s competency based education and the industrial training
programs have made it one of the country’s frontrunners for providing quality
manpower in support of national development plans.
The college fosters an
environment which promotes initiatives, teamwork, creativity, professionalism
and continuous improvement. The quality of its faculty remains one of the
strengths of its success as it recruits well qualified professionals throughout
the year which has been the constant trademark of its operations.
class facilities well-equipped to provide job-oriented practical experiences,
computer labs with internet access, digital library, in-campus accommodation,
business complexes, and recreational facilities make Jubail Industrial College
one of the enviable places to live, study and work in the Kingdom of Saudi
As the managing director, I
am proud to be a part of this community, the staff that brings it all together,
I greatly value the role that other stakeholders play in the life of Jubail