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Quality Assurance

The Saudi Petroleum Services Polytechnic (SPSP) is a quality oriented training center working to international standards and adopting a strategy of continuous improvement. The SPSP Quality Assurance internally monitors the quality of programs, screeing, placement testing, interviewing, delivery, testing, counseling and trainess affairs services provided by SPSP to ensure quality graduates. It also maintains international accreditation of the center by reputable accrediting bodies. The SPSP Quality Assurance uses the following tools to ensure quality and continuous improvement:

  1. Internal Reviews
  2. Standard Reviews
  3. External Reviews
  4. Student feedback surveys
  5. Instructor feedback surveys
  6. Class room observation

Third party quality assurance is achieved through customer reviews of our operations and by international awarding and accrediting bodies. SPSP is licensed by the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation and  accredited by the following International Accrediting and Awarding organizations:



ACCET is the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training. It is a non-profit organization based in the United States. It was founded for the purpose of improving continuing education and training and has been officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Education since 1978 as a "reliable authority" as to the quality of education and training provided  by accredited institutions. Beside Saudi Aramco training centers, SPSP is the only ACCET accredited center kingdom wide.


City & Guilds is the UK's leading and largest vocational qualifications Awarding Organization. It is well known world-wide, particularly in technical qualifications, and has been awarding qualifications for over 100 years. SPSP is an approved City & Guilds Vocational Training Centre and trains students up to IVQ (International Vocational Qualifications) Level 3.      



IADC is the International Association of Drilling Contractors. It is the drilling industry recognized standard for training and certification. Drilling contractors all over the world have training programs and certification approved and issued by IADC. SPSP is accredited by IADC to offer HSE Rig Pass. 



PAAVQ-SET is Process Awards Authority / Vocational Qualifications – Science, Engineering & Technology. It is  a UK based Awarding Body that specializes in process industry standards of training and qualifications. SPSP have the PEO program accredited to NVQ Level 2 (National Vocational Qualifications). 











NPORS was established in 1992 in the UK and is now one of the UK’s leading accreditation and registration bodies, working across Construction, Industrial, Utilities, Warehousing and Distribution, Ports and Marine sectors.

NPORS offers flexibility, whilst maintaining standards, both nationally and internationally by working with industry and accredited training providers.





CITB is the construction industry training board, established in 1964 following the UK’s Industrial Training Act which gave industrial training boards responsibility for training in a number of UK industries, setting standards and providing advice to firms.

Since 2003, CITB, the Construction Industry Council (CIC) and CITB-ConstructionSkills Northern Ireland  have worked in partnership as the Sector Skills Council for Construction, ConstructionSkills.

NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) was formed in 1979 as an awarding body with charitable status.  We offer a comprehensive range of globally-recognised, qualifications designed to meet the health, safety and environmental management needs of all places of work.

SPSP hold approval from NEBOSH for the following qualifications:

  • National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Award in Health and Safety at Work
  • International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is established across the globe as the leading representative body for all those involved in the lifting industry worldwide. LEEA Members are represented at the highest levels across a range of both public and private bodies, including various government departments, as well as nationally and internationally recognized professional and technical institutions.  LEEA is actively involved in all aspects of the industry, promoting the highest technical and safety standards and offering a wide range of services and support to our Members worldwide.


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