Emirates Steel has deployed a strategic talent management pool of UAE nationals who are studying at local universities, colleges and vocational high schools, including the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), Abu Dhabi Vocational Education Training Institute (ADVETI), Institute of Applied Technology (IAT), the Vocational Education Development Centre (VEDC), and other educational institutions in Abu Dhabi.

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Emirates Steel sponsors high school graduates with the goal of developing a talent pool of technically qualified nationals to further support its Emiratization drive. To ensure their development, rigorous orientation and skill enhancement programs are in place to support and deliver required job competencies.

Emirates Steel has developed tailor-made programs to ensure the delivery of the required expertise and core technical competencies through vocational certification, diploma and bachelor degree programs. These qualifications have been approved by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and are internationally recognized.