The Technical Higher Institute for Engineering and Petroleum (THIEP) is a unit of HAJR Technical Education and Training, an educational company specializing in technical training and education for the last two decades. Based in Saudi Arabia, HAJR consists of five other schools focused on health sciences, language, information technology, and parallel trainings.

The institute is one of the pioneer institutes in the Kingdom offering technical and vocational programs namely Surveying Technology, Mechanical Inspection and Non Destructive Testing, Civil Technology, and Oil and Gas Exploration. It also offers technical short courses in Civil Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical Inspections and Soft Skills.

THIEP is operating under the supervision of the Technical and Vocational Training Corporate (TVTC), a government organization aimed at developing the national human resources through appropriate training in order to meet the needs of the local labor market and industries.

Our Vision

THIEP strives to be a model of excellence in technical education and training in the engineering and oil and gas fields.

Our Mission

THIEP is committed to train highly competitive and employable trainees by providing them a solid foundation for lifelong learning and a rewarding career.

Accreditations and Affiliations

THIEP is a TVTC accredited technical training institution and it continuously demonstrates its ability to consistently provide quality technical training to the youth of the kingdom that prepares them in joining the Saudi labor force.

Apart from being certified and approved by TVTC (License No. 66040/1/8), THIEP is also an active member of both the American Society for Non Destructive Testing (ASNT) and the Philippines Society for Non Destructive Testing (PSNT). THIEP also signed Memorandum of Agreement with other universities for faculty and student exchange program.

ISO Certification

Recently, the institute acquired ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System (QMS) Certification with Cert. Reg. No. 44100127757. THIEP also signed Memorandum of Agreement with other universities for faculty and student exchange program. THIEP’s Quality Management System is certified to ISO 9001:2008 by TUV NORD (TUV NORD CERT GmbH) in the provision of all its program offerings. This helps ensure that all training and education services consistently meet all customer and applicable statutory, regulatory and accreditation requirements. This also helps address customer satisfaction through the effective and efficient application of the system, continual improvement, and the prevention of nonconformity.

Quality Policy

Central to the quality policy of THIEP are the following:

  • To promote academic leadership, training standards, and curricula aligned with industry needs and current government policies, programs and priorities
  • To provide a range of opportunities for professional and career advancement as an important component of employment
  • To identify and reinforce areas the institute can collaborate with other organizations
  • To adopt a creative and sustainable approach in resource management
  • To create and maintain an environment that complements and values achievement, customer satisfaction, and continual improvement
  • To ensure the institutes quality management system’s effective implementation and compliance with ISO 9001:2008 requirements