The resolution prohibits anyone from engaging in any unlicensed professional activity in Dubai.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and chairman of the Emirate’s Executive Council, on Tuesday released a resolution regulating vocational education in the city.
Executive Council Resolution No.30 of 2021 aims to support efforts to expand the pool of qualified technicians in Dubai and encourage graduates of vocational courses to continue their studies at educational institutions.
The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) will oversee vocational training activities in the emirate, according to the resolution.
It will introduce policies that will improve the quality of vocational education and develop strategic plans to implement them.
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The authority is also responsible for liaising with the public and private sectors to formalize the professional qualifications required for the positions.
The new resolution prohibits anyone from engaging in any unlicensed professional activity in Dubai.
The KHDA is also mandated to issue and renew licenses under the applicable terms and conditions. In addition, it is authorized to issue certificates of equivalence for professional qualifications obtained abroad.
The emirate’s education regulator is also responsible for designing, developing and categorizing professional qualifications, in accordance with local and international standards.
The authority will approve the mode of teaching that can be used to deliver professional courses, whether face-to-face, online or at a distance, as well as the number of hours and theoretical and practical courses that can be offered for them. programs, in addition to checking the age groups at which the programs may be offered.
The resolution cancels any other legislation that could contradict its provisions and takes effect from the date of its publication in the Official Journal.