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We are known for our teaching method that has brought out the best from our students through a practical approach. This allows them to be exposed to real-life situations thus creating a more sustainable learning curve in gaining their educational certificates. ASTI Academy is approved by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Since its inception in 1995, we have continuously aimed at producing quality courses that are proven effective.

Who We Are?

Al Shabaka Technical Institutional Academy (ASTI Academy) is a leading Technical Academy amidst 1000 other Institutes in Dubai

We aim to continue to be the top technical and vocational institute in the Middle East.

Offering globally bench-marked Technical Education Programs ranging from Level 2 (O Levels) to Level 6 respectively,

Recognized by

  • QAD (Qualifications and Awards in Dubai)
  • TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training)
  • KHDA (Knowledge and Human Development Authority)
  • Government of Dubai

Why Learn With ASTI Academy?

  • Established for over 40 years
  • Over 10,000 graduates
  • Located in the heart of Dubai
  • World-class educators

Our vision is to empower, inspire and transform lives through quality education

ASTI Academy leads through innovation pursuing excellence and overcoming the shortage of qualified scientists, technicians, and engineers through effective teaching methods leveraging the latest technologies.

With our core values, we encourage an independent learning environment that empowers students to embody responsibility and accountability.

ASTI Academy dares to dream while setting international educational standards for our students and colleagues. No idea is too small and we continue to build bridges of knowledge and push boundaries by producing great talent.

Our Mission is to supply the region with a learning platform of international standards

  • To fulfill and augment socio-economic development in the Middle East
  • To enhance the technical and vocational skills of the currently available labor force in the region
  • To provide consultancy services and conduct studies and research in industrial sectors
  • To aid the larger public in understanding the latest technologies that can better daily life
  • To empower and encourage more women to enroll in technical and vocational courses allowing them to develop their personal skills


  • 10,000+ Graduates
  • 30,000+ Career Promotions
  • 300 Enrolled
  • 22 Instructors
  • 12 Technical Courses

    Campus Features


    KDHA - Knowledge and Human Development Authority

    ASTI Academy is a Knowledge and Human Development Authority-approved center, which makes the delivery of our qualifications most reliable and valued in the educational sector of UAE.

    KHDA is the regulatory authority of the Government of Dubai that supports the improvement of training institutes and other human resource sectors. Qualifications provided by ASTI Academy are fully licensed and recognized by KHDA.

    TVET - Technical and Vocational Education and Training

    ASTI Academy is a Technical and Vocational Education and Training approved center. By joining hands with TVET, ASTI Academy offers vocational programs and training with an aim to meet the standards of knowledge base and competencies required by the business world.

    QAD - The Qualifications and Awards in Dubai

    ASTI Academy’s qualifications are also recognized by the Qualifications and Awards in Dubai (QAD) department which makes qualifications recognized by the Government body.

    NQA - National Qualifications Authority

    ASTI Academy is a Registered Training Provider (RTP) approved by the National Qualifications Authority (NQA).

    The establishment of the National Qualifications Authority (NQA) is a key initiative to cope with the dramatic changes UAE is witnessing at all levels, including changes within the economic and education, and training sectors.

    Ofqual - The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation

    ASTI Academy works with well-recognized awarding bodies to offer qualifications that are approved by Ofqual (UK) making sure that qualifications are regulated, Ofqual is a regulatory body reliably indicating the knowledge, skills, and understandings students have demonstrated.


      • Dubai

        5th Street,Building #29, , Dubai