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Public Authority For Applied Education & Training (PAAET) - Kuwait
The Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) was established on December 28, 1982, by law number (63) with the objective of developing and upgrading manpower to meet the challenge of shortfall in technical manpower created by industrial and economic development of the country.
The foundation of applied education and training was laid along with the initiation of oil exploration, production and export in Kuwait. In the 1950s, the State began to establish training centres and organised programmes to prepare the manpower needed for the oil industry. After building the fundamental structure of the educational system, the Ministry of Education established a number of specialised institutions to meet the increasing demand for skilled manpower. The other ministries established their own training centres and institutes as well. The State found it essential to establish a central body to supervise and coordinate the activities of these numerous institutes.
The Technical and Vocational Education Department was established in 1972 to supervise technical and vocational education. The Central Training Department was established to supervise training centres and institute set up by to State Ministries.
The Technical and Vocational Education Department continued to function until 1982 when the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) was established as an autonomous body to supervise technical and vocational training and envision and implement an overall plan for the sector.
Being one of its most important client, Alamiah Building Company have carried out various projects, few of which are detailed hereunder :-
Executed the design, fabrication, supply and installation of prestressed DT slabs, beams, precast columns, GRC cladding panels and boundary wall for the College of Basic Education - Boys Campus at Ardiya, Kuwait, worth KD 3,369,257.000
Executed the design, fabrication, supply and installation of prestressed DT slabs, beams, precast columns, cladding panels, boundary wall and GFRC works for the College of Business Studies - Female Campus at Ardiya, Kuwait, worth KD 2,036,336.000