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Welcome to the UDST
Continuing and Professional Education Directorate. We are pleased to offer you a variety of part-time courses designed to help you stay at the leading edge of your industry. Our courses are chosen based on industry demand and feedback from people like you. 

We deliver flexible, current qualifications that are practical and professional for every career stage. We offer development pathways through internationally recognized professional accreditations that transform talented people into valuable managers, visionary leaders and global executives.  

Our guiding principle is to provide the platform for elevating performance, capability and understanding for talented Qatari residents focused on further developing their skills. We offer relevant classroom learning with strong real-world practical application through the development of learning programs designed specifically for the needs of Qatar's leading organizations.

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CPE Director
Welcome to the Directorate of Continuing and Professional Education at UDST

We are pleased to offer a variety of part-time courses designed to help you stay at the leading edge of your industry. Our course selection is based on current industry demand, and continuous feedback from professionals like you.

Our guiding principle is to provide opportunities for enhancing the performance and capabilities of individuals and organizations focused on professional and self-development, through the UDST CPE platform.

Our courses use theoretical classroom-based learning, combined with real-world practical application through learning programs designed specifically for the needs of Qatar’s leading organizations.

Courses are designed to meet your organization’s unique needs and support your organizational goals. We offer

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Dynamic and flexible courses
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Relevant and practical training
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Start-of-the-art facilities at UDST (including smart classrooms, computer systems, industrial workshops and laboratories)
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Facilitators of the highest quality
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Expertise from UDST's diverse faculty
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Local, national and international experts

Our areas of expertise include:

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Business

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Banking

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Communications

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Engineering Technology

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English Language Skills

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Health Sciences

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Information Systems

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Leadership Development

Accreditations

CIPD
(CIEH)
DHP
AHS

Highlighting Training Courses

CIPD L3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice

This qualification is designed for learners aged 18+ who want to learn about people's practice.
There are no formal entry requirements (apart from English Language Skills).

CIPD L5 Associate Diploma in People Management

This qualification builds on the CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice and is aimed at further expanding learners’ independent practice to enable them to evolve into more senior roles within organizations as people professionals.

 

CIPD L5 Associate Diploma in Organizational L & D

This qualification builds on the CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice and is aimed at further expanding learners’ independent practice to enable them to evolve into more senior roles within organizations as people professionals.

Oil Production and Processing Facilities – PF4 (PetroSkills)

The emphasis of this course is on oil production facilities - from the wellhead, to the delivery of a specification crude oil product, to the refinery. Both onshore and offshore facilities are discussed.

Carbonate Reservoirs - PCR (PetroSkills)

This rigorous workshop is a must for geoscientists dealing with exploration for and exploitation of carbonate reservoirs. The seminar emphasizes the complexity of carbonate porosity.

Gas Conditioning and Processing –LNG Emphasis – G4LNG (PetroSkills)

This is the LNG-industry version of our popular G-4 course, with expanded coverage of refrigeration and LNG technologies.

FAQs

Online registration is now available through UDST's CPE Online Registration Portal: https://www.cna-qatar.com/corpa

Generally speaking, anyone with a keen desire to learn and enhance their knowledge is welcome into our fold. However, based on the kind of course that is being applied to, certain pre-requisites may apply. For instance; CIPD certification is reserved exclusively for HR Professionals, The O&G courses that we conduct in partnership Petroskills is reserved for technical staff that operate in O&G organisations and CPD training is aimed solely at Healthcare practitioners with a current license in Qatar.

Duration can range between a few hours for some of our courses to a few months for some of our certificate programs.

Category Eligibility for refund 

A- Learners must notify CPE of their intent to withdraw or cancel at least 6 business days prior to the start date of a course, program, or CPD activity to be entitled to a full refund.  In the case of American Heart Association (AHA) courses which require that learners purchase a key (online access) to access online learning resources two weeks in advance of the start date of their course, the learner must notify CPE of their intention to withdraw or cancel at least 15 business days prior to the start of a course. 

B- If the learner notifies the office with the intent to withdraw or cancel less than 6 days for all courses, programs, or CPD activities except AHA which is 15 days prior to the course, program, or CPD activity start date, respectively, the learner will forfeit their tuition fees. 

C- A learner who registers for a course, program, or CPD activity, who does not notify the University of their intent to withdraw, and who does not attend any classes, will be deemed a "no show" and will forfeit their tuition fees.

Contact Us

If you are interested in pursuing any training opportunity, please contact us

CPE Department