A new program is being implemented to help train Lebanese professionals in online construction.
In its first phase, online training has been offered at the end of July, but it is expected to be expanded in the future.
It is hoped that the program will help attract more skilled professionals to the country.
The program is offered by Virtus, a Dubai-based online training provider, and will be offered to more than 500,000 people across the country, the company said in a statement on its website.
“The project is an exciting one for us, and we believe that by taking advantage of the skills and experience that we already have and making it a program of its own, we will be able to bring our skills to bear on the construction industry,” said Mohamed el-Shayyem, CEO of Virtus.
He said the program would be able provide people with more advanced skills in the construction field and boost employment.
“There are a number of skills that are needed in the sector, so it is very important that we provide them,” he added.
“In addition to that, we have seen the positive impact that the training can have on the profession.”
The project was started after a number companies and construction companies in Lebanon started to receive training online.
The government has announced an initiative to promote online learning in the country as a way to improve the skills of its citizens.
In the future, it will be possible to get more skilled workers to help the construction companies.
El-Shawyem said Virtus was planning to offer training in the UAE and other countries, which will be held in different countries, including Dubai.