Training Programmes For UAE Nationals

Free Medyaf Tourism Training Programme for Emiratisation

What is the Medyaf Tourism Programme?

The Medyaf Tourism Programme is uniquely designed to help UAE Nationals build a career in Dubai's tourism industry. Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) will provide both training and job opportunities for Emiratis interested in Dubai's tourism sector. The programme aims to highlight authentic Emirati culture and encourage the participation of UAE Nationals in achieving Dubai's Tourism Vision 2020's goal to welcome 20 million visitors to Dubai by the year 2020.The programme will provide UAE Nationals with training that focuses on management and language skill development. Successful completion of this programme will result in graduation, certification and future employment.

How will bringing UAE Nationals benefit Dubai's tourism industry?

  • Support the sustainable development of Dubai's tourism industry
  • Improve the visitor experience through interaction with UAE Nationals and insights into local culture
  • Increase the tourism sector's contribution in the education and support of the UAE's citizens

What are the qualifications to register?

  • Updated resume
  • Clear and valid passport copy
  • Clear copy of Family Book or Marsoum
  • Clear valid copy of Emirates ID
Learn More About Our Free Training Programmes

Education Level Period Training Programme

Secondary Graudates and Below

15 weeks

- Business soft skills training
- English language training
- ICDL training
- Industry-related training
- On the job training in the tourism sector

University Graduates

9 weeks

- Advanced business soft skills
- Industry-related training
- On the job training in the Tourism Sector

Eligible participants of Medyaf Tourism Programme are also encouraged to join the Dubai Tour Guide Training Programme, which requires:

- High school degree - Certificate of Good Conduct
- Successful completion of English assessment

10 days

- General information about Dubai - Customer service
- Tour guide training
- Presentation skills
- First aid training

*Training methods include class presentations, bus tours, practical tour guide skills, site visits and participation of guest speakers from the industry. Successful candidates will obtain the Dubai Tour Guide Licence or Intalaq.