Graduates Skills Developments for Libyan Labour Market


  • Mohamed Edali Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Elmergib University, Elkhoms, Libya
  • Walid Alaswad Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Elmergib University, Elkhoms, Libya
  • Asma Milad Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Elmergib University, Elkhoms, Libya
  • Ali Bseibsu Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Elmergib University, Elkhoms, Libya
  • Tareq Alajaili Department of Management, Faculty of Commerce, Elmergib University, Libya
  • Zaed Sahem Creativity Group, Ottawa, Canada
  • Faraj Ben Rajeb Department of Oil and Gas Engineering, Memorial University, St. Johns, Canada
  • Ali Elkamel Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada


chemical engineering graduates; transferable' personal' skills; degree programs; engineering curriculum development; employer.



Any educational program's outcomes can be described in terms of both knowledge and skills. Chemical engineering graduates' skills and abilities might include those unique to managing material and energy balances and problem-solving skills that are generic or transferrable. This paper is concerned mainly with personal or transferable skills. It is widely acknowledged that one of the most critical abilities for chemical engineering graduates is the ability to communicate well in several written and spoken formats. The ability to work effectively in groups; be proactive and initiative in problem-solving; be numerate and IT literate; and ability to manage oneself and continue to learn are all desirable qualities. In some particular instances, it is illustrated that within our chemical engineering programme at Elmergib University, there are various and different chances to acquire these abilities in order to satisfy the demands of Libyan industries. This research considers how transferable skills can be defined and prioritized and then developed within the chemical engineering curriculum. A systematic strategy was designed to determine where and how skills can be managed and integrated into the curriculum. Chemical engineering graduates from Elmergib University were solely satisfied with their decision to pursue a degree in the field.



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How to Cite

Edali, M., Alaswad, W., Milad, A., Bseibsu, A., Alajaili, T., Sahem, Z., Ben Rajeb, F., & Elkamel, A. (2023). Graduates Skills Developments for Libyan Labour Market. International Journal of Engineering Research, 2(1), 57–70. Retrieved from