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Qatar: Training and development

Original and updating authors: Frank Lucente and Carlo Procacci, Al Tamimi & Company

Consultant editor: Katrina Wilson, Hassan Al Khater Law Office


  • In Qatar generally, employers with 50 or more employees are obliged to provide technical training to 5% of their employees who are Qatari nationals, while in the Qatar Financial Centre employers must provide instruction and training to employees to ensure their health and safety at work. (See General)
  • Unlike in Qatar generally, in the Qatar Financial Centre employment legislation does not provide for training contracts or apprenticeships. (See Apprenticeships)