16 / 09 / 2020
His Excellency, the minister of education and Chairman of the Board of Directors of TVTC, Dr. Hamad M. Al Sheikh, in the governor of TVTC Dr. Ahmed Al Fahaid, launched the first two female digital colleges in Jeddah and Riyadh with a capacity of 4000 trainees.
In the inauguration ceremony, HE Dr. Al Sheikh mentioned that the Government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and HRH the Crown Prince has been keen to make women a cornerstone of this developmental movement through empowerment and the highest levels of support. This has been achieved By developing women's capabilities, investing in their talents and energies, and creating opportunities to obtain suitable jobs. He also pointed out the role of TVTC and its commitment to training female trainees to enhance their roles in achieving the Kingdom's Vision 2030 initiatives, which include increasing the rate of women's participation in the national economy as a strategic goal.
Dr. Al Sheikh added that female labor's urgent need is growing due to the increase of state's strategic projects. As a result, the demand for establishing training centers has been equally growing, ones that consider the job market's need by resourcing qualified womanpower into the developing projects. From his perspective, TVTC's Governor Dr. Alfahaid praised the government's constant support of the training programs and initiatives, with continuous follow-up from His Excellency the Minister of Education, Chairman of TVTC Board of Directors. He pointed out that TVTC is considered a vital component of building the economy and a cornerstone towards achieving sustainable development by training, qualifying, and supporting local cadres and localizing jobs in vital sectors.
Dr. Alfahaid added that digital female colleges in Riyadh and Jeddah would provide expert training programs to over 4000 female trainees in vital subject needed in the job market, including computer network systems management, multimedia technology, Software, internet of things, smart cities, robotic technology, artificial intelligence, and autonomous learning.
Alfahaid explained that TVTC seeks to increase its partnership with the business sector through various schemes, most significantly through Strategic Partnership Programme, which so far created 38 specialized institutes in many vital domains. He explained that TVTC works tirelessly to ensure that graduates join suitable job opportunities. This goal can be achieved via many schemes and initiatives, including A Job for Each Graduate Initiative, job coordination in training facilities, and memoranda signed with the private business section to employ graduates. The ceremony, which took place in TVTC's headquarters in Riyadh, was also attended by businesspeople and TVTC's partners from the business sector.