FACT Centre for Mechatronics in Shinas, Oman


FACT Centre for Mechatronics in Shinas, Oman

Partner organisation
Vocational Training Centre Shinas

Year of establishment

Sulaiman Bin Hilal Bin Sulaiman Al-Hashami,
Mr. Regalado O. Cruzat, FACT Manager



Description of partner organisation
The Vocational Training Centres (VTC) have become one of the key occupational and vocational sources of support to the Omani labour market providing knowledge and skills and competent graduates who can contribute to the economic development of the country. The Training Centre was founded in 2007.

Description of FACT Centre
The FACT Centre has been established in three phases: Basic Technologies of Mechatronics, Factory Automation and Packaging System and Process Automation in the years 2007, 2008 and 2010. It is planned to implement another phase during which the entire training equipment is moved to separate labs. In that final phase, more trainers will be officially certified as FACT trainers. In addition, a marketing strategy workshop will take place to offer the training program to local industry.


Vocational Training Centre in Shinas
next to the College of Technology