oil training institute is considered to be one of the largest Arab
oil institutes in terms of student's capacity (More than 1000
students), number of specialties of the basic technical courses,
which the institute is capable of conducting (more than 10
of faculty members more than (334) at the present, out of a total
personnel about( 580)employees variety of objectives (preparation
of technicians and technical stuff, continuing education and
personnel development courses for the Iraqi petroleum sector s work
forces and exchanging technicians& technical services). It is also
the biggest institute in Iraq, owned and run by the ministry of oil
which are Basra-Karkuk & Beji institutes.
is situated in Al-Wazriah district in Baghdad. Its land area is
80000 m. It commenced its educational activities in the academic
year 1971-1972. The total number of its gradates has now reached
more than (30000), among them at lest 1500 graduates from Arab and
its establishment, it has organized yearly hundreds of development
courses attended by thousands of participants mainly from the Iraqi
petroleum sector. The institute accommodates (28) training workshops
and (36) laboratories, working actual drilling rig, (23) lecture
rooms, a library, English language laboratory, an auditorium
(capacity 400 seats), a large student restaurant capacity 250,
continuing education centre , a large computer centre , a dormitory
for housing theprovinces students , medical unit , a nursing house
for the institutes personnel babies , and sports grounds for games.
Recently the Institute has established drilling simulator project
for the benefit of the advanced staff of engineering & driller For
rehabilitation to get the (I.W.C.F) international Certificate
international Certificate and the e-learning project for (staff,
students) through advanced courses which connect our institute
,ministry of oil & Dora refinery ,also a monarchy transferring
measuring gage system was imported from a good specialist companies
and the Engineering inspection center (these projects are new and
for the first time in oil ministry
AND PRIVILEGES ACCORDED TO STUDENTS
Accommodation in the institute's dormitory.
priced moderately at the students restaurant in the institute.
Receiving monthly out of pocket allowances.
Receiving medical services inside the institute.
Participating in scientific, technological, and social activities.
Graduates with highest grades are awarded financially.
the opportunity to be appointed in the petroleum sector.
Graduates joining higher technical education receive monthly out of
allowances till they finish successfully their B.SC studies.
CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES FOR STUDENTS
institutes students are offered to participate in the following
Attending seminars (organized by their sections )related to the
latest development in relevant branches of science
Attending lectures given by petroleum experts.
Encouraging students to undertake some simple research work with the
newly invented devices. This is done under the supervision of the
visits to petroleum and other worksites.
Participating in organization exhibitions inside the institute.
Participating in sports activities
graduates in any year granted the technical diploma with the highest
grades in any specialty are entitled to admitted into higher
technical education to study for B.SC degree in their own
specialties ,in Iraqi colleges and universities
as application for admittance into the higher education follows
immediately graduation in the institute and all of this holds true
in the case of oil institutes as for the other institutes.
admittance requirements for the basic technical education courses
are in general as follows:
application must have a secondary school education certificate
good health and adequate physique.
INSTITUTE'S GENERAL EDUCATION SYSTEM
basic technical education coursers last for two calendar years and
each year is composed of two main parts. The 1 St part for nearly
9 month's (October – June) is carried out inside the institute
where the students attend Theoretical lectures and undergo practical
the 2 nd part , students are sent to petroleum worksites for
training and getting used to working conditions, and this part
lasts for approximately 2 months (June - august( .
DIPLOMA GRANTED BY THE INSTITUTE
institute grants the students who successfully finish the basic
technical education courses. A recognized certificate and that’s the
(technical diploma) which is equivalent to the (technical diploma)
granted by the foundation of technical education. ministry of higher
education and scientific research.
(technical diploma) is evaluated to 3 academic years following
secondary school education.