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Staff Development

ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence)

Staff members are continually making efforts to upgrade their skills and qualifications in various fields.

Moustapha and Aminetou have rapidly and successfully completed the ICDL/ECDL computer Modules and are now qualified.
The next stage in their development would be the CTP (Certified Training Professional). With CTP, HIE can become a certified ICDL testing and training centre.

Staff are encouraged to register, and we also have Naziha  and Khadije now studying for this qualification.


DELTA (Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Aaron and Rona have recently achieved the Cambridge DELTA. DELTA is the next step up from CELTA – but far more involving


ICAO – International Civil Aviation Organization

Gerry McKeown attended a one-week intensive course in England to become an ICAO certified Level 4 Rater for pilots and air traffic controllers. Having successfully completed this course, HIE is now in a position to offer rating services within Mauritania and, potentially, the region.


CIPD Level 5 Certificate in Learning and Development

Matthew has recently completed the CIPD Level 5 Certificate in Learning and Development. The CIPD is the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, the UK’s leading provider of HR-related qualifications.  He studied for his certificate online from September 2018 to November 2019.  The course is focused on equipping participants with the skills to manage the learning and development function in organisations. This means, for example, developing the ability to identify when and how learning needs to take place and sourcing or designing the most appropriate training in response.