Apr 09, 2017



Doha, Qatar, April 3, 2017: Qatar Career Development Center (QCDC) has opened registration for the 4th edition of its Career Advisor Training Course (CATC), which aims to provide participants with the basic skills and essential knowledge of career advising and planning, enabling them to assist Qatar’s youth in their career journeys

The course, which will be offered in Arabic only, will bring together career advisors, academics, human resources professionals, and parents – who play a key role in their children’s career decisions – along with teachers and trainers.

The course will run from May 7 – 11, from 8am to 2pm, at Education City’s Recreation Center. Registration will continue until the beginning of May and early applicants will be offered discounted fees.

Mr. Abdullah Al Mansoori, Director of QCDC, said: “We are delighted with the success of the Career Advisor Training Course, a unique program that QCDC is offering exclusively in Qatar and the GCC region. The importance of the program lies in its uniqueness, since it equips graduates with the essential knowledge of career advising and planning so they can guide youth through their career journeys. The course is also certified by Kuder, Inc., a world leader in career planning services.”

The course enables applicants to gain insight into their own career development and to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the planning system at their sites, as well as to guide students on the use of technology-based applications that benefit career development.

The course will be presented by Dr. Tajalsir Kardaman, Career Counseling Consultant at QCDC. Dr. Kardaman holds a doctorate from Lancaster University, UK, where he also worked as a professor. He has significant experience in the fields of education, research, training and professional development in addition to extensive expertise in overseeing and implementing training and development programs. Before joining QCDC, Dr. Kardaman served as the Director of Qatar University’s Center of Continuity Education and Office of Faculty and Instructional Development.

Registration fees for the CATC can be paid at QCDC offices located at the QF Housing Maintenance Building, adjacent to the Education City Clubhouse.