THIEP Moves to New Training Facility

In time for the opening of the new academic year 2017-2018, the Technical Higher Institute for Engineering and Petroleum moved to its newly constructed training facility which houses classrooms, admin offices, auditorium and other student amenities that will cater the needs of trainees. Occupying a total land area of 25,000 square meters, the new training facility consists of one four-level main building for the diploma programs and two workshops for the vocational training courses.

There are four new laboratories for the diploma programs which houses the soil and concrete laboratory and the NDT simulation/dark room. The two workshops are equipped with fume extractor system, welding booths, scaffolding training area, pipe fitting benches and medical clinic. A parking area that has a capacity of 1000 cars at time is provided along with free space for landscaping and future expansions.
The facility is designed following ARAMCO requirements and NCCER standards.