Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Engineering and Health Facilities Department is organising a nine-week summer training programme for final-year engineering students of University of Doha for Science and Technology.

The programme, which started on May 12 and runs until July 28, includes students majoring in mechanical and electrical engineering. This initiative is part of HMC's efforts to enhance the professional awareness and practical skills of engineering students at Qatari universities, which aligns with Qatar National Vision 2030.

HMC’s Engineering and Health Facilities Department held an introductory seminar about the training programme under the patronage of Hamad Nasser al-Khalifa, HMC’s chief of Health Facilities Development. Mohamed Fetais al-Marri, acting CEO of the Engineering and Health Facilities Department and Abdullah Khalaf al-Kubaisi, head of training and Development at HMC’s Engineering and Health Facilities Department were present at the seminar.

During the training, students are assigned to various facilities within HMC, including Hamad Bin Khalifa Medical City, Hamad General Hospital, and Rumailah Hospital. Under the supervision of highly skilled engineers, students receive explanations about the importance and role of engineering professions in healthcare facilities, along with practical experience on ongoing projects. The training programme also includes weekly seminars that provide an overview of all sections within the Engineering and Health Facilities Department and their respective responsibilities as well as presentations on the scope of work within HMC.

Al-Khalifa said: “HMC is a distinguished provider of professional training and education in Qatar, not only for healthcare and medical professions but also for engineering professions through the Engineering and Health Facilities Department. Through these training programmes, HMC aims to help build a generation of qualified engineers capable of supporting and achieving Qatar National Vision 2030.”

Al-Marri noted: “In addition to summer training programmes, the Training and Development Section at HMC’s Engineering and Health Facilities Department offers more advanced training programmes for undergraduate and postgraduate students for durations ranging from three to six months, with the approval of the Human Resources Department’s Learning and Development Section.”

Al-Kubaisi explained that engineering graduates majoring in electrical, mechanical, civil, and electronics engineering can register for the graduate training programme at HMC. “This programme allows students to gain additional experience in engineering professions, in accordance with HMC's policies and procedures. Engineering services play multiple essential roles in the Corporation's operations. Our training programmes are open to students from all universities in Qatar,” added, al-Kubaisi.
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