"Skills for Success®" " مهارات النجاح® للتوظيف"

Employability Program in UAE

Interested in improving your personal and professional skills to increase your ability to find a job or expand your career options?

هل ترغب/ترغبين في تحسين مهاراتك الشخصية والوظيفية لدخول سوق العمل أو للحصول على وظيفة أفضل؟




AMIDEAST and Citi Foundation will enhance the capacity of 72 UAE Nationals- university or vocational college graduates in Al-Ain to enhance their employability skills and to increase their chances of finding a job and expanding their career options. Participants will benefit from 280 hours of training, divided into 4 phases.

Phase 1 – English Language & Personal Skills

Phase 1 training (160 hours) focuses on English language communication for the workplace, building language skills that are essential for success in most professional settings. Participants acquire basic business English proficiency in all four skill areas (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) through AMIDEAST’s learner-centered.

Phases 2 – Workplace & IT Skills

In Phase 2 (80 hours), participants develop a range of skills essential to workplace success through a series of modules adapted to key sectors in their areas. Session topics may include time management, personal finance, presentation skills, team building, critical thinking, decision-making, customer service, and administrative skills. Participants also develop computer/IT skills commonly needed in the types of jobs they will pursue.  

Phase 3 –Job Search Skills & Internship

In Phase 3, participants will focus on the steps of a successful job search (30 hours), including résumé development, job search tactics, networking resources, job interviews, and assessment of job offers. Following the job search training, participants then apply for and engage in a 1–2-month internship experience.

Phase 4 – Pay-It-Forward

In Phase 4, participants will prepare and hold at least one local workshop with youth in their own communities in a pay-it-forward model, with a focus on the personal development and career decision-making topics they themselves experienced. In preparation for this, participants will participate in a 10-hour workshop in which they learn effective training techniques and co-plan several workshops that they can deliver in teams for other youth in their communities.


Who should apply?

To be eligible to apply for this training opportunity, applicants should be:

  • Emirati youth residing in/around Al-Ain with a university or equivalent vocational degree
  • Aged 20-24
  • Be currently unemployed and actively seeking a job, OR
  • Be currently underemployed and seeking better job opportunity
  • Be able to commit fully to an intensive training program


Priority will be given to youth with difficult financial circumstances


Shortlisted candidates will be required to take a placement test and sit for an interview before finalists are selected.

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For more information, contact AMIDEAST:

Phone: +971-2-4456720

Email: Skills4SuccessUAE@amideast.org

Web: www.amideast.org/UAE

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