Qatar-based main contractor, Khayyat Contracting & Trading (KCT) has unveiled the latest in its initiatives to put money back into its employees through a comprehensive training program available for all staff.
According to a statement from the company, the training is divided into two categories: basic and productive. The former includes all elements of health and safety; the latter moves onto specific vocational skills.
Bob Fields, KCT operations director, said: “Capital investment has been made and now the final touches of the program are coming online.
"We have a current labour force of over 10,000 people, and we believe that we support our staff to take control of their own future by offering all the necessary tools to achieve their goals.”
Moutaz Khayyat, CEO of KCT, added: “The investment in our staff is not only the right thing to do, but supports of our corporate identity. It is our wish that we become a desirable company to work for because we offer the most competitive training and remuneration.”
On top of its build up for the FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar is is also several years into its first five-year National Development Strategy (2011 – 2016), an initial phase of the bigger National Vision 2030 which will aim to provide a high standard of living through sustainable development.