Introduction

A Student Career Guidance Centre has been established in every College of Applied Sciences to help carry out the Ministry of Higher Education’s policy of promoting high standards of education and producing outstanding graduates who are well-equipped to enter a highly-competitive job market inside and outside the Sultanate.

The rationale behind creating such Centres was to help students fulfil their professional aspirations by equipping them with the necessary tools to meet the challenges of professional life.
 

Vision

  • We strive to provide high-quality services to students and graduates, and be one of the best career guidance centres in the higher education field in the Sultanate.

Mission

We endeavour to:

 

  • provide guidance and support for College students in choosing and planning for their careers.

  • raise their awareness about the skills to succeed in the job market, and help them acquire those skills.

  • establish close relations with the different job sectors in the Sultanate.

  • enhance communication between the College and its graduates.

 

Goals

  • To develop awareness among students about the required skills in the labour market.

  • To help students discover their professional orientations and develop their professional aptitudes.

  • To coordinate with the various business sectors and strive to create good relationships with them, in order to find job and training opportunities for our College students.

  • To conduct studies to identify required skills for the labour market and the market’s needs in terms of college graduates.

  • To track the professional performance of our College graduates.

  • Activities organized by Training &Student Career Guidance Center

  • :workshops

    • Among the most important workshops implemented by the Center

     

    • CV Writing

     

    • How to pass the job interview

     

    • work ethics

     

    • Professional career planning and career development

     

    • Specialized workshops related to academic specializations
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    Internship and student training

  • Arranging and coordinating for students’ training is one of the most important tasks carried out by the Center, where the Center coordinates with various parties in both public and private sector in order to create training opportunities for students. Internship is a compulsory course for third year students who have completed their third academic year.

     


    Graduates Follow-up

    Training &Student Career Guidance Center communicates with all graduates in order to identify those who have joined the labor market and try to provide advice and assistance to job seekers. The center also provides graduates with training request letter.

     

Entrepreneurship  

Training and Student Career Guidance Center Training is keen to encourage students to engage in entrepreneurship through organizing related activities and events which aim to provide students with skills required to enter entrepreneurial world and establish their own businesses.

 

Eentrepreneurship Club was established in cooperation with SME Development Fund SMEF (AL-Namaa Fund). E-Club seeks to spread awareness of entrepreneurship among CAS-Ibri students and local community.

Club Activities:

- Workshops

- Gatherings  

- Participation in the events held at the college.

- Participation in external events of entrepreneurship.

 

A’Dhahirah Schools Forum:

Training and Student Career Guidance Center annually organizes a forum for school students (Grade 10-12) to

introduce them to the college’s academic programs and promote for the college in the local community

 

Specializations Fair:

The center also organizes specializations fair each year in cooperation with academic departments.  The fair aims to introduce first-year students to the offered majors in each academic program at the college and help them choose their majors based on their interests and job market needs. In the past two academic years, the center organized the fair in cooperation with Student Advisory Council to activate collaboration with students.  

 

statistics

Statistic of trainees at the college from other higher education institutions during the period from 9/10/2016-3/8/2017

 

Institution

Number

Sultan Qaboos University

 9

Ibri College of Technology

9

Nizwa University

 2

Buraimi University

1

Buraimi University College 

1

Majan University College 

1

College of Applied Sciences Rustaq

1

Middle East College

1

Al Zahra College For Women

1

 Caledonian College of Engineering

1

total

27

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Statistic of trainee from the college in privet and public institutions at the sultanate based on academic year

 

Business Administration

Information Technology

Design

Academic Year

97

140

116

2009/2010

74

112

64

2010/2011

10

62

40

2011/2012

0

40

22

2012/2013

0

36

8

2013/2014

0

141

22

2014/2015

0

184

20

2015/2016

0

93

42

2016/2017

 

 

 

events and activities

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contact

Tel & Fax: 25689404

cgc.ibr@cas.edu.om 

cg.ibr@cas.edu.om     

training-center.ibr@cas.edu.om

twitter account: @cg_ibri

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