WHY DCT?

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Learning by Doing

DCT is unique because our courses are designed to meet the needs of both our students and their future employers. As a vocational college, we deliver the knowledge, skills and competencies required through both theoretical teaching and practical experience.

All of our courses include working internships and this hands-on, industry focus ensures that our students are well prepared for specific careers in their chosen field.

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Be part of Dubai's success

By 2020, the tourism industry will be bigger than Finance, Oil and Construction industry combined1. Dubai also plans to attract 20 million visitors and become the most visited city in the world2. With tourism so central to Dubai's current and future plans, a career in this industry is an exciting and rewarding one.

DCT has been established in order to meet the huge demand in Dubai's tourism, hospitality, events, retail and culinary industries. All DCT programmes have been developed in collaboration with highly respected industry professionals so that graduates enter the industry with the knowledge and practical skills required to succeed in their chosen career. 1 Data from DTCM Vision 2020 Tourism Strategy Update, February 2017
2. DTCM Report: Annual Visitor Report and Data from DTCM Vision 2020 Tourism Strategy Update, February 2017

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Empowered Today, Employed Tomorrow

DCT is where students build resumes with related work experiences and expand their network of industry contacts.

Many of our industry partners will support our students through practical work experience while they are studying, while industry partners are well positioned to hire standout students once they have graduated.

Our Advisory Council consists of representatives from Dubai Tourism and various tourism industry partners. Our Career Planning advisors will collaborate with these and other partners in an effort to place students before and after graduation.

The close support that we receive from the Dubai Government is especially significant as we are best placed to engage with industry partners and ensure industry input in our programmes. This ensures that our programmes are truly relevant to today's market and its future employment requirements.

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Affiliations

Our curriculums have been designed and developed in collaboration with TAFE SA - Australia's leading Vocational Education provider - to have a Dubai focus. TAFE SA is accredited by the Australian National Higher Education Regulators, Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).

The college is also in the process of seeking accreditation for all of its courses from KHDA. DCT also enjoys a close working relationship with the Government of Dubai as well as a number of respected local and global industry partners.