Huawei Technologies Kuwait, a leading global Information and Communication Technology solutions provider, marked the effective completion of its 2019 ICT Training Summer Course in a ceremony held on 22 July 2019 at Huawei Innovation and Training Center in Al Hamra Tower. Thirty two Kuwaiti students graduated from this highly competitive program aimed at building a generation of forward-thinking local ICT professionals. The closing ceremony was attended by Ms. Tahani Jrag, Ms. Najat Yousef on behalf of Public Authority of Manpower, Manpower and Government Restructuring Program, the Acting Dean of College of Petroleum and Engineering Kuwait University, Dr. Raed I. Bourisli, students and their families, Huawei executives and the media.
Students benefited from forefront training on the most recent technologies, including routing and switching, gaining practical skills and boosting their competitiveness in the job market. The ICT Training Summer Course ran from 7-18 July 2019 and was held in association with Kuwait’s Public Authority of Manpower and Kuwait University.
Talking at the closing ceremony, Trevor Liu, Huawei Technologies Kuwait CEO stated: “We accept that the young generation must change their technological capabilities to adapt to the challenges of the digital era… We might want to provide an ICT study platform to train more and more ICT talent youth for Kuwait. Our target is to have more than 2000 local engineers past Huawei Certificated Internetwork Engineer Exam and let them to be the seeds for developing Kuwait into a developed digitalized country.”
The summer program is part of Huawei’s broader commitment to local communities by elevating talent that expected to lead the ICT sector into the future and enable the growth of critical industries, in line with government priorities outlined in the 2035 Vision for a New Kuwait.
Students who graduated from the summer program will be enrolled in Huawei’s prestigious HCIA routing and switching, aimed at further promoting the development and dissemination and ICT technologies and nurturing Kuwait’s next generation responsible for driving the digital transformation agenda. The two-week program enables students to design and maintain small and medium-sized networks, using Huawei state-of-the-art equipment. Students will learn about network fundamentals, basic network construction, troubleshooting of common network flaws getting a head start on their professional careers as ICT leaders of tomorrow.