Tourism training institute opens in Dakhla

Tourism training institute opens in Dakhla

An institute specializing in tourism and hospitality training was inaugurated on Friday, December 18, in Dakhla.


Built over a surface area of 20,000 square meters and having cost $4.78 million, the institute is meant to strengthen the vocational training system in the Dakhla Oued Eddahab Region, and adapt the training offer to the demand of the region’s labor market. It will strengthen employability and promote the socio-professional integration of young people in the region.

The Office for Vocational Training and Job Promotion (OFPPT) will manage the institute which offers 11 specialized courses on hotel and tourism professions such as hotel management, cooking, catering… and can ensure the training of more than 1,000 trainees per year in different specialties.


This training center has been equipped with classrooms, educational workshops, specialized rooms, in addition to a language laboratory and an educational hotel, with a view to immersing trainees in the heart of their future professions.

In a statement to the media, OFPPT chief Loubna Tricha underlined that this establishment was carried out within the framework of the integrated program for the development of the southern provinces launched by King Mohammed VI, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Green March.


She said the institute is equipped with top-notch facilities to provide high-quality training for local youth.


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