The National Industrial Training Institute (NITI) is a state-of-the-art institute that inspires passion for training excellence, world-class training programs, and human resources development.
NITI is an independent, not-for-profit training institute. It is the result of a strategic partnership between Saudi Aramco (SA) and the Technical & Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) in accordance with a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
NITI, that is located in a land lot donated by Saudi Aramco in Al- Hasa, intends to train and qualify young Saudis in order to meet the market & industry needs, contribute to community growth, help reduce unemployment and support the Kingdom’s Saudization efforts.
NITI offers industrial training mainly to high school graduates to qualify them to work in the Oil / Gas, Petrochemical, Energy and Construction industries, in addition to their various related Services Companies NITI will sustain best-in-class quality standards, obtain international accreditation and will be targeted to become a benchmark and a model for training excellence for potential replication in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
In order to achieve our vision and mission we seek to create strategic partnerships with a number of relevant entities in both the public and private sectors, which would help to develop our work system and serve mutual purposes. Some of our stakeholders, clients and customers are.
The NITI Board of Trustees is comprised of members with a diverse set of talents, experience, and competencies that will best fulfill NITI’s mission and objectives. The BoT was initially formed by the two Founding Members – Saudi Aramco and the TVTC- to be joined later by representatives of approved NITI Primary Stakeholders. In accordance with NITI charter, members of this fully independent, self-governing body meet at least twice a year to oversee the Institute’s activities and monitor its progress and development.
The main roles and duties of NITI Board of Trustees (BoT) are to:
Mr. Nabeel A. Al-Jama
Chairman, NITI Board of Trustees Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Saudi Aramco
Abdullah M. Al Mansour
Executive Head (A) – Pipelines, Distribution & Terminals, Saudi Aramco
Mr. Fahad A. Al-Semari
Member, NITI Board of Trustees Manager, Operations Accounting Department , Saudi Aramco
Dr. Abdul Rahman M. Al-Obayed
Member, NITI Board of Trustees Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Saudi Electricity Company
Mr. Nabil K. Al-Dabal
Member, NITI Board of Trustees Executive Director Human Resources, Saudi Aramco
Dr. Fahad Al-Tuwaijry, TVTC
Vice Chairman, NITI Board of Trustees President of Colleges of Excellence
Dr. Mohammed al-Qahtani
Member, NITI Board of Trustees Deputy General Manager of Training Support, Human Resources Development Fund
Mr. Bader F. Al-Qadran
Member, NITI Board of Trustees Executive Director, Safety & Industrial Security, Saudi Aramco
Mr. Farhan M. Al-Qahtani
Member, NITI Board of Trustees Vice President, Industrial Relations Sadara Chemical Company
Mr. Munir A. Ghaleb
Secretary, NITI Board of Trustees NITI Managing Director, Saudi Aramco