Frequently Asked Questions
What and who are Ansam?
Ansam Training is one of the largest Vocational and English training providers based in Saudi Arabia. Founded in 2000 by Eng. Sahal Hefzi. Ansam Training owns the exclusive Master Franchise for the world-renowned institute Wallstreet English in Saudi Arabia & GCC.
What and who are Career College?
Flúirse Career College is a multi-award-winning company based in Ireland specializing in the delivery of career focused training. Founded in July 2005 by Kristian O’Donovan and Tomás Finneran.
How are Ansam and Career College working together?
In 2021, Ansam formed a partnership with Fluirse Career College to provide a range of career focused Diplomas that will enable students to gain meaningful employment within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in line with Vision 2030. Ansam boasts a wealth of experience in career focused training delivery and student career success.
Is all your training in English only?
I am not a native English speaker, what is the minimum level of English required to participate on these courses?
You are required to have at least a Level 12, however, we do offer the option of including English language training as part of the overall Diploma
Where are you located / based?
We are currently based in Jeddah but have plans to open in other cities across Saudi Arabia including Riyadh, Damman, Medina and Mekkah
Can I visit your offices to look around?
Not at the moment, however, we will be opening our first training centre in Jeddah during the month of September. So, students will then have the opportunity to visit the centre and sit exams.
What if there’s a problem and I want to talk to someone face to face?
From September 2022 you will be able to meet with a Centre Manager to discuss any questions you may have but for now we can arrange a zoom call with your Course Advisor who will help you in any way they can.
What exactly is your name... Ansam? Flúirse? Career Colllege? Who will I be training with?
The company name is Ansam Training and all contracts will be signed as Ansam Training in Saudi Arabia. Fluirse Career College is the training partner that provides all courses and certification.
What kinds of courses do you currently offer?
- Diploma in Business, Tourism & Hospitality Management
- Professional Retail Sales & Marketing
- Diploma Diploma in Cultural Arts & Tourism Administration
- Diploma in Hotel Reception Administration
- Diploma in Entertainments Centre Management
- Diploma in Entertainments Centre Project Management
- Diploma in Marketing and Events Management
- Diploma in Construction Management
- Diploma in Real Estate Sales
- Diploma in Leadership & Management
- Diploma in Medical Administration
- Diploma in Office Administration
- Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Do you have other courses or just those on your website?
We are continuously studying the jobs marketing and developing new courses that are needed to help our students successfully achieve their career goals. We have an in-house development team that create courses and send them for external validation and accreditation.
What other courses are due for release?
We will be launching a range of new courses over the next number of months including: Project Management Diploma IT Technician Diploma We are also looking at creating different levels of courses from entry to professional.
Can your courses be customised to my needs?
Course Advisors are able to customise Diplomas by adding in or removing certain elective to ensure that the Diploma they recommend is the best option for you to achieve your career goals/objectives.
But I already have skills / experience / qualifiactions in certain areas, can I get an exemption on these aspects of the training?
If you have previous experience in certain areas then your Course Advisor will take that into consideration when recommending the right training courses for you. If the Course Advusors feels that you have enough knowledge and skills to pass a particular course then you may be allowed to sit the end of course validation test without having to complete the course.
What is the difference between core and elective courses?
Core courses are the ones that must be completed and successfully passed for you to receive your Diploma. Elective courses are courses that you can choose to customise the Diploma to fit your exact training and career needs.
How is the training delivered?
Training is delivered online with the support of an in-house team of experts that you can contact through:
Are these online courses?
Although the courses are delivered online they are different to traditional “online” courses that offer no real support. Our Course Advisors and Tutors are always on-hand to guide you through your courses and help you at each step of your career path. Once you are a student with Ansam Training you are a student for life and will have access to all our career services at every stage of your career.
What if I have a question or problem, how can I get help?
If you need help then you can contact your Course Advisior or one of the support team through:
What expertise have your tutors? What if I have a question that requires expertise?
All tutors have completed a rigorous training programme to qualify them as Fluirse Career College tutors. This programme is over 180 hours in duration and is certified by Fluirse Education Solutions. Our tutors are best placed to answer any course question you may have.
What qualifications will I get if I complete my training programme?
- Fluirse Career College
- CPD Standards
Are these qualifications only recognised in KSA?
Yes. CPD Standards qualifications are recognised across all of the Middle East. Ansam Training is also an approved TVTC (Technical & Vocational Training Corporation) training centre. This is the equivalent of SOLAS in Ireland. Ansam Training is also approved to provide Microsoft Office, CompTIA and Adobe accrediation.
How do these qualifications compare with the various international frameworks such as the European Qualifications Framework (EQF)?
The EQF is an academic qualification. Ansam Training provides professional accreditation which is recognised by employers as the qualifications that are needed to work in a particular sector.
What Career Supports are available with my training?
Students with Ansam Training and Fluirse Career College have access to a full range of Career Services including: CV Clinics, Job Application support and Interview Skills
Is there a time limit to these supports or when can I avail of them?
There is no time limit to these supports. At Ansam Training, we believe that once you are a student with us then you are part of the Ansam Training family and are a student for life!
I’ve never heard of you, are you well known?
Ansam Training has been providing training across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for over 20 years and operates the Wall Street English franchise with over 27 centres in the country. Fluirse Career College has been providing world class career focused training for over 18 years.
Where can I view feedback from previous students?
You can take a look at our Google Reviews by searching for Ansam Training or you can visit our website and read some of the reviews that our happy students have left us.
How do you rate on student reviews?
We currently have a Google Review rating of 4.9
Where else can I review previous student’s experiences with Ansam Career College?
Ask your Course Advisor for a copy of our testimonial sheets and they will be happy to send a copy out to you.