Siemens to coordinate industrial automation courses in Kuwait

Siemens KuwaitThe partnership seeks collaborations between Siemens and Kuwait’s educational institutions to provide young professionals with the skills required to build a knowledge economy for the country’s future. (Image source: Siemens)Siemens has partnered with the Sabah Al Ahmad Centre for Giftedness and Creativity (SACGC) in Kuwait to provide vocational training courses in industrial automation to the young Kuwaiti professionals. The company will provide its SITRAIN training in automation, drives and plant technology, promoting knowledge and technology transfer and developing local talent

Siemens’ SITRAIN courses encompass the full spectrum of Siemens products and systems for industry, and are available in more than 60 countries.

Dr Omar Abdul Khaleq Al Bannai, general manager of SACGC, and Herbert Klausner, CEO, Siemens in Kuwait jointly signed the agreement.

The partnership is a plan of Kuwait’s national development program on developing automated, digitalised industrial capability to achieve a greater economic diversification.

Reporting to the press, Dr Al Bannai said, “The signing of the mutual cooperation agreement with Siemens allows us to achieve our common goals such as promoting a culture of creativity, expertise and knowledge exchange in the industrial and technological landscape.”

“This is an indication of the company’s role in contributing to the development of Kuwaiti society, through supporting youth and investing in their potential to help them become the future of a technologically advanced industrial sector,” he added.

As per the partnership program, Siemens will conduct the certified technology training programs at the SACGC training facilities in Sharq, Kuwait City. The Academy is well equipped with the latest teaching and industrial aids, and is supervised by dedicated coaches specializing in industrial technology. The course content will be continually evaluated as per the latest technological trends and the country’s needs, and are open for both the public and current students of SACGC to apply.

Herbert Klausner, CEO of Siemens in Kuwait, said, “As Kuwait works towards its 2035 vision and greater industrialization and digitalization, it is important to make available the skills, knowledge and technology required to realize the full potential of local talent.”

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