Introduction

Caledonian College of Engineering (CCE) is dedicated and committed to contributing to human resource development through innovation, research and technological advancement in order to serve the community. The interaction and linkage with industries and professional bodies extends to human intellectuala reach and is a key to Oman’s competitiveness, innovation and economic development. To make engineering education holistic and more relevant to the societal and industrial needs, students from technical institutions need to be offered training in industry to give them first hand practical exposure in addition to the theoretical themes they receive at the college. The Placement and Training Centre (PTC) aims to facilitate the process of student migration from the institution to industry and to continue the individual’s education and build strong collaboration with local and regional industries to enhance employability.

The PTC is established within the Caledonian Unit for Training and Professional Development (CuTPD) of the College in order to support students to find placement and training in industry and other organisations to enhance their attributes  and gain exposure to the practical world. The PTC has the objective of accomplishing   above 90% graduate employment in future in line with the college’s vision and mission.

The PTC plays an integral part in shaping the careers of the students of CCE and its approach to the placement & training includes, (a) exchange of ideas and experiences with industry for the continuous improvement of the learning and teaching process (b) create a professional global network for faculty, students, graduates and experts from industry and commerce (c) career guidance and placement (d) summer training and internship.

The Mission:

To interface with industries and other organisations for career guidance, placement and training of the students.

The Vision:

To be a renowned centre in supporting students in developing and managing their career and to enhance student’s employability by providing high quality advisory, information and training services.

Activities of the Centre

The placement and Training Centre is responsible for the following services:

  • Careers Information and Employment
  • Student Training and Internship
  • International Internship
  • Pre-employment Guidance 
  • Industry input to Academic Delivery
Summary of Activities
Career Information & Employment Student Training & Internship International Internship Pre-employment Guidance Industry inputs to Academic Delivery
  • Annual careers fair
  • Careers information
  • Explore job opportunities
  • Higher education opportunities
  • Scholarship information
  • Summer internship
  • Vocational Training
  • International internship
  • Scholarship information
  • Help and felicitation of    internship training
  • Finishing School
  • Graduate Student Orientation Program (GSOP)
  • Training on Interview  techniques
  • Technical and Aptitude Test Preparation
  • Job Search
  • CV Preparation
  • Covering Letters
  • General Advice and Guidance.
  • Site visits
  • Guest lectures
  • Students projects
  • Professional networking

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