One of Strata’s main objectives is growing a national workforce to help position Abu Dhabi as a global hub for the aerospace industry. It provides all training requirements and programs to ensure that Strata possesses a distinct Emirati workforce in the industry.

Strata provides a specialized aero-structures training program, helping secure jobs in the aerospace industry for UAE nationals.

Students in the Composite Manufacturing Program undergo a 10 month training program at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU); followed by an apprenticeship at STRATA, consisting of 1,700 hours of on-the-job training. The program covers all aspects of the composite aero-structure manufacturing process and allows candidate to become an aero-structure technician.

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Phase 1 Aerospace Foundation
4 Months duration
United Arab Emirates University venue
Technical English, Math
Material & Hardware, Basic Practical
Aerospace Fundamentals
Phase 2 Aero-structure Composite
6 Months duration
United Arab Emirates University venue
Health and Safety , Composite Materials
Quality Manufacturing, Clean room Lay-up
Component Assembly
Phase 3 On Job Training
1700 Training Hours duration
On job training with STRATA's technical workforce
training description
Phase 4 STRATA Employee
After completing the three required phases the trainee becomes an official Aero-structure Technician.
training description


  • A certificate in grade 10, 11 or 12
  • (Or) Injaz Certificate
  • (Or) Secondary Technical School Certificate + Equivalent letter from Abu Dhabi Education Council.


  • Nationality: UAE Nationals
  • Gender: Male or female
  • Age: 20 – 35 years old