HCT to Begin Printing Courses for Emirati Students in September

ABU DHABI — Over 200 students will be enrolled at the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) for a work readiness 
(certificate) programme
in Printing and Packaging, and diploma courses in Printing and Packaging, and Printing Management (Printing Maintenance) in the inaugural year of the courses beginning
this September.

By Staff Reporter

Published: Thu 9 Apr 2009, 10:53 PM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 9:13 AM

The courses will be for Emirati students initially.

Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Chancellor of the HCT, and Mohammad Khalaf Al Mazroui, chairman of UnitedPrinting and PublishingCo. (UPP), signed an agreement to develop and offer the courseson Tuesday.

“It is a good step to enhance the printing industry in the country as we have about 200 printing houses,” Al Mazrouisaid after signingthe agreement.

Ali Saif Al Nuaimi, general manager of United Printing and Publishing Co., said only national students will be admitted in the courses in the beginning.

Expatriate students will be admitted in thenext phase.

The diploma will allow students to study the recent technologies in printing, Al Nuaimi said.

Printing management would be one of the topics in the programmein addition totraining in new software and printing machines.ahmed@khaleejtimes.com

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