ACT Eng. is a certified professional development program for Engineers, established in collaboration with the French Institute of Petroleum (IFP). ACT Eng. is a first phase certified downstream training and development program targeting young engineers with less than 5 years of experience from all engineering disciplines. In its first phase, the program consists of 12 modules covered in 12 months.
The training delivery consists of one week in class followed by three weeks of On-Job Training (OJT). The one-week classroom component consists of class presentations, mini -project presentations, assessment and final exam.
ACT Eng. program was launched on January 27, 2019 at SPSP in Dammam with the first intake of 17 engineers sponsored by SASREF and SATORP Refineries in Jubail. The second intake of 24 engineers was sponsored by Saudi Aramco for Jizan Refinery and was conducted at Jizan Refinery. The third intake of 17 engineers was sponsored by SAMREF, YASREF Refineries and LUBEREF engineers and was conducting in Yanbu.
Upon successful completion of the ACT Eng. program, IFP provides certification that qualifies the graduates to pursue a Graduate Diploma and M.Sc. in Engineering which is internationally recognized.