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Saudi Arabia: Training and development

Original and updating authors: Hesham Al Homoud, Al Tamimi & Company; and Alanoud Alsaeed
Updating author: Zahir Qayum, Al Tamimi & Company


  • Employers face various training requirements in respect of employees who are Kingdom of Saudi Arabia nationals. (See General)
  • Statute provides for a training/qualification contract between an employer and a trainee, whereby the employer undertakes to train and qualify the trainee for a specific occupation. (See Apprenticeships)