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:
WAIL A. AL-JAAFARI
Chairman, NITI Board of Trustees General Manager, Southern Area Gas Operations (SAGO), Saudi Aramco
Vice Chairman, NITI Board of Trustees, Deputy Chairman CEO, Colleges of Excellence
Member, NITI Board of Trustees CEO, International Maritime Industries
SAMI AL MURSHAD
Member, NITI Board of Trustees General Manager, Training & Development, Saudi Aramco
MOHAMMAD AL HATLANI
Member, NITI Board of Trustees General Manager, Pipelines Saudi Aramco
SAFA A. AL-RASHED
Member, NITI Board of Trustees Director Business Development at Human Resources Development Fund - HRDF
FARHAN M. AL-QAHTANI
Member, NITI Board of Trustees Vice President, Industrial Relations, Sadara Chemical Company
ABDULAZIZ A. AL HIJJI
Secretary, NITI Board of Trustees NITI Managing Director, Saudi Aramco