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Information on TVET in Oman
Vocational training plays an important role in preparing and qualifying citizens to meet state requirements for a qualified national labour force in various vocational and technical areas.
To achieve this goal, the Ministry of Manpower - represented by the Directorate General of Vocational Training - has developed vocational training programmes which keep abreast of the requirements of the Omani labour market for a skilled and semi skilled national workforce.
The Omani private sector has the opportunity to contribute to such training programmes to ensure that the graduates are qualified technically and vocationally, so they can boost national development in the country.
The Vocational Training system was established in 1984. The Ministry of Manpower runs Colleges of Technology that endeavour to deliver the knowledge and skills needed by the Omani community and required by the private sector.
The colleges focus on: