Mohammad Moid Khawaji
HoD -Mechanical Skills Department (MSD)
Basic Skills Department is an academic department of YTI which offers foundational courses to trainees in the first year, called Basic Skills year, of their stay at YTI. Though English is given importance over other courses in terms of the number of contact hours, the other courses of the department introduce the trainees to a variety of subjects like Basic Arithmetic, Workshop Practice, Health and safety, Workplace Behavior, Basic Computer Knowledge etc. In short, the courses in the Basic Skills year prepare the trainees for the second year wherein they will be exposed to courses related to their major.
The department, in addition to offering courses in the Basic Skills year, also offers complete 2 year diploma programs on Accounting, Human Resources, Material Management and Office Management, with an aim to meet the local industrial demand for jobs related to these programs, with a firm resolve to provide quality education on par with international standards and with a greater emphasis on social and cultural values.