he National Institute for Vocational Education (NIVE) was established in 2006 under the guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to provide students with the opportunity to obtain specific vocational qualifications that enhance their access to the right jobs. . The National Institute for Vocational Education is an independent institution of the Knowledge and Human Development Authority.
The National Institute for Vocational Education offers a range of programs compatible with the latest local and international standards. All of its programs are accredited locally by the National Qualification Authority of the United Arab Emirates and internationally from Pearson-BTEC in the United Kingdom. The National Institute for Vocational Education is accredited by the UAE National Qualifications Authority as a technical and vocational education and training institution.
The National Institute represents a new and visible vision of vocational education in the UAE, which strongly emphasizes the importance of vocational education for the future of the UAE. This vision is linked to providing a knowledge base, creating a competitive spirit and supporting economic development in order to keep pace with the global economy. The vision also aims at promoting vocational education and providing real and serious opportunities for all UAE nationals to take advantage of the required jobs in the labor market. To serve this purpose, the National Institute has adopted a clear structure for vocational education, through which it offers gradual and clear paths. The various levels of students are accepted and qualified to contribute effectively to support the modern national economy based on competition and knowledge.