News and Events on Thiep


THIEP Opens New Civil Engineering Technology Lab

THIEP has been building a state of the art civil engineering laboratory that will provide hands-on training for civil engineering technician/technology students. The new civil lab houses a range of industry-standard equipment which includes Aggregate lab equipment, cement and concrete lab equipment...

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THIEP starts Vocational Training Program

The one year Vocational Training Program of THIEP has started with three courses namely Welding, Pipe Fitting and Scaffolding. It commenced with a 3-month Basic and Technical English Language. In January 2018, trainees will proceed with their chosen craft program in which they will undergo 6-month ...

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Civil Tech Trainees perform practical exam in the site

The Civil Technology Level 3 trainees recently visited a project site and performed final practical examination in Concrete Technology. Trainees performed the ASTM C 805 Rebound Number of Hardened Concrete by which the in-place strength of walls and columns were determined. Other practical tests w...

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MI/NDT Trainees undergo practical examination

The Mechanical Inspection and NDT Technology Department headed by Engr. Mohammed Akbar Khan recently conducted the practical examination in all its laboratory classes in Liquid Penetrant Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Visual Inspection and Ultrasonic Testing. Trainees were graded based on the...

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State-of-the-art Facilities for Workshops and Lecture Rooms in Thiep

Technical Higher Institute for Engineering and Petroleum pride itself for its full operation of the State-of-the-art facilities for the Lecture Rooms, Laboratory and Workshop Facilities. These state-of-the-art facilities includes Auditorium, Conference Hall, Computer Laboratory, Three English Langua...

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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...

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CivilTech Lab gets New Equipment

The Civil Technology Laboratory acquires new equipment for the concrete and soil testing. This is in line with the departments objectives of producing highly employable graduates in the construction industry. The new acquisition includes equipment for Air Content Test for concrete, Sieve Analysis ...

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THIEP Partners with University of Wollongong College-Australia for English Course Program

Technical Higher Institute for Engineering and Petroleum enters into partnership with the University of Wollongong in Dubai. The partnership was signed by no less than the General Manager Engr. Mustafa T. Alghazal and Ms. Heather Thomas, English Language Center Manager of UOW last August 3, 2017 hel...

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MIN/NDT Trainees complete OSHA 5810 safety course

THIEP trainees from the Mechanical Inspection and NDT Department recently completed the OSHA 5810 Hazards Based Standards Course or commonly known as Hazards Recognition and Standards for On-Shore Oil and Gas Exploration and Production. This course provides essential information for employees and ...

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THIEP, OGM strengthen partnership thru new programs

The Technical Higher Institute for Engineering and Petroleum and OGM Technical Institute Australia recently launched new programs and projects that mutually beneficial to both parties. Talks are ongoing to strengthen THIEP's English Language Program by adopting the curriculum and best practices of ...

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THIEP inks partnership with IWEKSA

The Technical Higher Institute for Engineering and Petroleum (THIEP) is finalizing its partnership with Institute for Workforce Education Saudi Arabia (IWEKSA). A meeting was held on May 1, 2017 in Al Khobar and part of the agenda was the offering of Diploma In Safety at THIEP campus. The meeting wa...

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Survey shows Surveying Tech grads are gainfully employed

Surveying Technology graduates are gainfully employed in various companies in the eastern region. The high demand of qualified surveyors is due to the continuous infrastructure projects in line with the Kingdom's Vision 2030. THIEP is part of this vision by continuously training young Saudis to be c...

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THIEP will commemorate 8th Foundation year

The Technical Higher Institute for Engineering and Petroleum (THIEP) will celebrate its 8th Foundation Day in time for the opening of the academic year 2017-2018 and the inauguration of its new facilities this coming September. Founded in 2009, THIEP is the pioneer of technical education and traini...

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THIEP interns complete On-job Training

About 500 THIEP interns have successfully completed the mandatory on the job training program. Trainees who went on a 3-month on site job were from the departments of Mechanical Inspection and NDT, Civil, Surveying and Oil & Gas Exploration Technology. Mr. Hamid Khan, Marketing Manager /Alumni and...

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Al Kifah Contracting employs THIEP Civil Tech Grads

At least ten graduates of Civil Technology of THIEP are presently employed at Al Kifah Contracting, a company classified as 1(A) for buildings projects and is active in the buildings construction market and is ranked among top construction companies in Saudi Arabia. The graduates are presently assig...

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