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AD Power's ADDC, AADC, Transco, AMPC to train 100 Emiratis

UAE graduates to be trained under two-phased 18-month programme that kicks off in November 2019

Graduates will be introduced to the utilities sector.
Graduates will be introduced to the utilities sector.

Abu Dhabi Power Corporation's (AD Power) subsidiaries Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC), Al Ain Distribution Company (AADC), Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company (Transco), and Mirfa Power Company (AMPC), have launched an 18-month graduate training and development programme for 100 Emirati university graduates, with the training sessions due to begin in November.

The programme, divided into two phases, will offer training in leadership competency building, management skills, and technical development through interactive techniques and experiences.

Phase 1 of the programme, which is a six-month introduction to the utilities sector, will comprise practical training modules, including visits to AD Power’s subsidiaries, as well as international training opportunities

Graduates will also be engaged in relevant community activities with a focus on environmental awareness.

Following the successful completion of Phase 1, graduates will progress to a full-time job at one of AD Power's subsidiaries, with 12 months of real-world training.

Commenting on the programme’s benefits, chief executive and managing director of AD Power, Jasim Hussain Thabet, said: “We are pleased to launch such an immersive learning and career building experience for young Emirati men and women, allowing them to reach their full potential and become effective members in the ongoing development of the utility sector in the UAE through AD Power's subsidiaries.

"We look forward to receiving our first cohort of candidates this year, and we wish them all the best in their journey with us."

Interested Emirati candidates have until 15 October to apply for the programme.

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