Providing a training program for job seekers and obligating some companies to employ them

The Emirati Cadres Competitiveness Council confirmed that the approved period for the training program ending in employment, which is one of the “Nafis” programs, is up to 12 months, as a maximum, during which a financial reward is paid to the trainee citizen, amounting to 8000 dirhams for a university graduate, 6500 dirhams for the holder of a diploma, and 4000 dirhams for the holder of a diploma. Dirhams for a high school graduate, stressing the need for the companies participating in the program to be registered and approved by Nafees, and to commit to employing the citizen during or at the end of the training period.

In response to the questions and observations of a large number of national cadres, which were received on the accounts of “Nafis” on social media platforms, the council stated that in order to qualify for the training reward in private employers, the trained citizen must obtain a training permit from the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, pointing out that the duration of the training program "Experience", which is one of the "Nafis" initiatives, also reaches a maximum of 12 months. It is a program intended for newly graduated citizens, with the aim of providing them with experiences that qualify them to enter the labor market in the private sector. During the program, a monthly financial reward is provided to the citizen for the duration of the training. With the need to have training contracts approved by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation as a condition for obtaining financial support for the “Khebra” program.

The Council pointed out that it had recently held many partnerships with federal and local bodies concerned with the "NAFES" program, with the aim of supporting the program and implementing the training programs included in the initiatives, most notably the UAE University, the Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy, and the Center for Excellence for Applied Research and Training (CERT), which It is the commercial, research and training arm of the Higher Colleges of Technology, along with Fatima College of Health Sciences, which is affiliated with the Abu Dhabi Center for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET), the Federal Youth Foundation, in addition to many private and semi-private companies that fit the program criteria.

He pointed out that the number of citizens registered on the Nafes platform and eligible to benefit from its initiatives approached 26,000, and the number of vacancies available on the platform exceeded 2,500 jobs, in addition to being able to employ 5,500 citizens in the private sector, all of which reflect the confidence of citizens in this program, and confirm Its importance in opening the horizons of career opportunities for job seekers.

The Council reiterated the leadership’s belief that the human being is the most precious wealth for the nation, and provides him with everything that contributes to enhancing his capabilities and raising his efficiency, and is keen to give citizens a decent life that befits them, through jobs that are consistent with their capabilities, and provide them with financial and social security, which is reflected Positively on society as a whole, and achieve well-being and happiness for the people of the Emirates.

He stressed that the employment and training program has witnessed, since its launch, a large demand from citizens to join the private sector and increase opportunities to benefit from programs and initiatives, which confirms the importance of this platform that links citizens looking for work and private sector companies looking for employees, considering that the turnout rates recorded by The program is a first step in the Nafees success ladder.

He also stressed the preparation for new steps, in cooperation with Nafes partners, that contribute to dedicating the pioneering role of the program in achieving the aspirations of citizens, giving them the opportunity to work in jobs that match their capabilities, talents and competencies, and increasing their presence as a qualified workforce capable of meeting the requirements of future jobs in line with the current stage. The future and the development witnessed by the state in all fields.

Daily job opportunities

The Emirati Cadres Competitiveness Council called on citizens looking for work and workers in the private sector, of both sexes, between the ages of 18 and 60, to register on the Nafees platform by downloading the “digital identity” application, and creating their own accounts, through identity documentation. Emiratis, fill in the data, read the information entered, and verify its accuracy, so that they can benefit from the jobs offered by companies in various fields, as job opportunities are uploaded to the platform daily.