Pusat Bertauliah (PB) berdaftar dgn Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran (JPK) – Pendaftaran penuh sah sehingga 2020 – Pendaftaran Perbadanan Tabung Pembangunan Kemahiran (PTPK) sehingga 2021 – Pendaftaran Kementrian Kewangan & Taraf Bumiputera masih sah sehingga 2021 – Peruntukan Kuota Dana TVET PTPK Tahun 2019 (Jumlah nilai RM350K) – Memorandum Persefahaman (MoU) dengan Industri & Jaminan Penempatan Pekerjaan
Kursus yg berdaftar : 1. Juruteknik Elektronik Industri (Peralatan) – EE-021-2-2012 – EE-021-3-2012 2. Juruteknik Rangkaian Komputer – IT- 030-3-2013
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Semua urusan Permohonan PersonelPenilaian dan Verifikasi (PPV) (Personel Baru, Tambah Jawatan, Tambah Program dan Pembaharuan) hendaklah dibuat secara ATAS TALIAN melalui URL https://www.skkm.gov.my/ dan memuat naikdokumen seperti jadual di bawah dalam format PDF mengikut jenis jawatan yang dimohon.
Perlu diberi perhatian bahawa, hanya satu program NOSSboleh dipilih dalam satu-satu permohonan. Oleh itu, sekiranya personel memohon untuk diperaku lebih dari satu program NOSS maka bilangan permohonan juga perlu mengikutbilangan program yang dimohon. Contohnya personel memohon pembaharuan untuk program NOSS bagi SKM 1, SKM 2 dan SKM 3 maka permohonan perlu dibuat sebanyak tiga (3) kali untuk setiap program tersebut.
Both countries are aiming to strike a deal this July, when Malaysia’s human resources minister M. Kulasegaran visits Tokyo for the signing of a memorandum of cooperation (MOC), Kyodo News reported.
A Malaysia government official familiar with the negotiations was quoted by Kyodo News as saying: “We are working with the Japanese government to formulate an MOC on sending workers to Japan as they have opened up 14 sectors to foreigners.”
The official added that the scheme could open up 50,000 jobs in Japan for Malaysians, but it has not yet been decided which sectors will be open to Malaysian workers, Kyodo News said.
Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad will also be making a visit to Japan later this month to discuss the details of the MOC.
The official also told Kyodo news that Malaysia was interested in the scheme as its government believes the country should support those willing to go abroad to earn a better salary temporarily.
Citing a small study that was conducted, the official said that the findings showed that Malaysians were willing to upgrade their skills to join any sector open to them in the visa system.
“They are excited as the higher starting salary is a major draw,” the official was quoted by Kyodo News as saying.
Under the new visa system, foreign nationals with certain Japanese language and job skills will be able to apply for a resident status called Specified Skilled Worker No. 1, AP News reported.
The resident status grants foreigners working rights in 14 sectors, such as construction, farming and nursing care for up to five years.
Proficient labourers working in the construction and shipbuilding sectors can extend their stay in Japan by earning the Specified Skilled Worker No. 2 status, which will allow holders to bring in family members and renew their visa as many times as they want to.
In order to curb fears of work exploitation, the Japanese government has set up laws requiring employers to pay wages equivalent to or higher than those of Japanese nationals, and the payment should be made directly to workers’ bank accounts, AP News said.
Comment: While awaiting full details on which sector that’s included in this new visa programme, perhaps it’s time to learn some basic Japanese language NOW or even pick-up some new technical skills on part time basis!
OR you prefer to take the easy way out? To work in Singapore where food, culture & language is not too alien to you?
KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): The Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) has called on the Government to formulate a special Act to protect Technical Education and Vocational Training (TVET) graduates, especially in terms of gaining employment opportunities.
MTUC president Datuk Abdul Halim Mansor said the law should among other things, require industry players to prioritise the recruitment of TVET graduates over foreign labour.
“This step should be taken to ensure industry players are involved in the development of human capital and providing job opportunities to TVET graduates.
“Currently, we do not have any protection because there is no ratio (for hiring foreign employees). In Singapore, there can only be one foreign worker for every 10 locals hired,” he said when contacted by Bernama here today.
Yesterday, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad called on key industry players to actively develop human capital and support the transformation of TVET to help improve the quality of the workforce.
Commenting further, Abdul Halim said most employers in the country looked to ‘invest’ in low-cost foreign labour, as hiring locals would require them to comply with the minimum wage rule which is considered to be burdensome.
“We have to change the attitude of employers to favour nationalism over capitalism, that is being responsible in helping the government develop human capital, especially among TVET graduates,” he added.
Students undergo experiential learning at the ICT lab and gain technical skills in digital marketing at BTVET College.
DIGITAL marketing is essential in the growth and development of any business today. With that, BERJAYA TVET College (BTVET), through its Centre for Technology and Innovation (CTI), officially launched its first certified training programme in Digital Marketing.
BTVET’s Digital Marketing Certification Programme is said to be power-packed with intensive modules that incorporate real-world “DigiM-Technopreneur” experiences and successful business case studies. It is designed to equip SPM school leavers with practical skills in becoming professional digital marketers.
The Certificate in Digital Marketing programme was made possible through the collaborative efforts between BTVET and Digital Marketing Consultant (DMC). The programme which runs for 12 months includes a four-month internship placement. “Upon completion of this programme, students will receive dual certification from both organisations. These enhance job employability in this current digital era and propels a student in becoming digital entrepreneurs,” said BERJAYA TVET College president, Kanendran T. Arulrajah.
There is also the Advanced Diploma in IT and Support Systems, City and Guilds (UK), which encompasses 16 months of study and eight months of internship. This course is globally recognised and provides students with the opportunity to pursue Degree programmes abroad.
Aditionally, there is the Skills Proficiency Certificate in Office Applications for IT, City and Guilds (UK), for those seeking vocational training, ideal for working adults seeking international certification. The course is open to special needs’ students, who will then be offered IT courses according to their interests, gradually.
BTVET also collaborates with Orade, a “smart partners”, and incorporates Orade modules in its curriculum. This helps develop students in becoming “skill-based techno-practitioners”, in demand in the IT industry.
At last year’s Malaysia Abilympics Competition, BTVET was represented by three students who competed in three different IT categories. Adam Abd Rahman, aged 19, took home the first prize in Data Processing while Mak Sai Wah came in second in Word Processing. The competition was organised by The Malaysian Council for Rehabilitation (MCR).
Comment: In case you’re unaware, qualified students (esp from B40 category) can apply for loan from Perbadanan Tabung Pembangunan Kemahiran (PTPK). For your information, many JPK Accredited Centres were unable to get loan quota from PTPK for 2019. Should you require more information about courses offered by BTVET, you may reach us at 012-3123430 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or reqister your interest here for other TVET courses.
Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) has emerged as the first public university to offer the opportunity to technical and vocational education and training (TVET) graduates to continue their studies.By Basir Zahrom – February 20, 2018 @ 9:39pm
KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) has emerged as the first public university to offer the opportunity to technical and vocational education and training (TVET) graduates to continue their studies.
UPSI vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Mohammad Shatar Sabran, said the first cohort have already registered early this month, involving 20 vocational college and skills training public institutes.
He said, in order to create more flexibility with regards to entrance opportunities while still meeting quality standards set by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), UPSI is opening the door to TVET students who obtain a Malaysia Vocational Diploma (DVM) and Malaysian Skills Diploma (DKM) with an overall minimum GPA of 3.66 at Malaysian Vocational Certificate (SVM) level.
“Those who fail to meet the minimum requirements such as the History subject, can sit for the paper on their own or take the subject, equivalent to the SPM.
“TVET graduates who wish to continue their studies in UPSI have to pass the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) at Band 2 and pass Band 3 to graduate, as well as pass the Malaysian Educators Selection Inventory (MedSi) test, as well as an interview,” he said.
Previously, vocational college students had to have a two-year working experience in order to obtain the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) certificate from MQA to enable them to continue their studies to Bachelor’s Degree.
As such, UPSI’s offer opens the door to more opportunities to vocational college students to continue their studies at degree level without having to possess an APEL certificate, but only meet SVM requirements.
The move is in line with the establishment of UPSI’s Technical and Vocational Faculty campus in Teluk Intan in 2019.
He said, for the first cohort, the learning opportunity covers Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Science, Home Economics, Design and Technology, as well as Human Resources Management.
For diploma level, there is a minimum 2.5 CGPA requirement, which is on par with Level 4 of the Malaysian qualifications framework, as well as meet other requirements such as a pass in Bahasa Melayu, as well as a pass or credit in History at SPM level.
Source: www.nst.com.my (February 20, 2018 )
Comment: Believe that many TVET/SKM holders are still unaware of the opportunities to further their study to Universities, IPTA or IPTS. Some critics may say tertiary (Degree, Masters, PhD) paper qualification does not guarantee you success in your career, actual fact is that it does really help to build and enhance your critical thinking skills. And with just a technical skills qualifications, how far can you go? But it’s different if you have technical skills and then combined with management skills (and paper qualification), you will rise@URISE up in your career. And along with it a better quality of life for your family and maybe higher social status (as opposed to just a technician). You are well aware that there are just too many fresh graduates out there who can’t get a job or decent job because they don’t have the right skills to match the industry.
BUT YOU CAN BE DIFFERENT! Skills professional with competency & management skills, the WORLD is YOURS!
JASIN: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik will head the national-level Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Empowerment Committee to develop a new policy that is more relevant to industrial needs.
Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran said the decision was reached at a special meeting among ministers and ministries related to TVET last Wednesday.
“The new TVET Empowerment Committee has been merged with the previous one led by Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar and it will be headed by Dr Maszlee Malik.
“Our aim is to review related issues thoroughly and devise a new strategy in order to strengthen TVET,” he told reporters after visiting the Selandar Industrial Training Institute (ILP) here yesterday.
Kulasegaran also said that specific focus would be given to the implementation of TVET in training institutions across the country including ILPs and vocational colleges.
He said the special focus involved various aspects including better allocation and infrastructure to produce skilled manpower.
This was in line with the current needs of the country’s job market that emphasised on the recruitment of skilled manpower as opposed to academic qualifications to face the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0), he added.
Kulasegaran said the special focus was also to create more local skilled manpower at 35% next year compared to just 28% now.
Comment: Hope that decisions to be made by the new TVET Empowerment Committee headed by the Dr Maszlee would not favour TVET institutions under the Education Ministry over TVET institutions under Human Resources Ministry, like how the Vocational Colleges (KV) has ‘cannibalised’ the ILP & IKBN/IKTBN in terms of students enrollment & ‘special’ approvals given to them in the past, despite them not fully ready to implement TVET programs.
Kulasegaran (centre) witnessing the exchange of documents between Lim (in dark jacket) and Muhd Khair at the Ann Joo company plant in Prai, Penang.
THE technical and vocational education training (TVET) should be the first choice among the students to further their studies as the days of the academic studies are over, said Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran.
“Let us take the worst scenario. Ten years ago, parents sent their children to study medicine and now, quite a number are found to be jobless for nearly two years.
“Whereas, students who graduated with TVET are met with jobs waiting for them at the door step.
“These students will be easily absorbed anyway, as the job opportunities and wages are better after completing their studies,” he said.
Kulasegaran said parents were starting to realise that studies in skills fields had more potential unlike academic studies, as the demand for skilled jobs were high and jobs were available instantly upon competition of the courses.
“You would be surprised that many of the TVET students are working in the Middle-East and Singapore, earning lucrative salaries of between RM30,000 and RM50,000 per month based on their skills.
“We are also in the process of discussion with Japan to have tie-ups between their TVET universities and Malaysian colleges.”
Kulasegaran was speaking to reporters after witnessing the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Manpower Department (JTM) and Yayasan Jasa Ann Joo.
JTM was represented by its director-general Datuk Muhd Khair Razman Mohamed Annuar while Yayasan Jasa Ann Joo was represented by Ann Joo Group executive director Datuk Lawrence Lim Aun Chuan.
The signing ceremony was held at the Ann Joo Steel Berhad, Prai last Thursday.
Kulasegaran said among the key areas of cooperation in the MoU were apprenticeship opportunities and scholarships for TVET students at 32 TVET institutions under JTM, including temporary placements or industry attachment.
He said forging partnerships between public TVET institutions and the industries were pivotal for the development of TVET in the country to enable graduates to meet the needs and demand of the industry and to have first-hand working experiences.
Lim said through Yayasan Jasa Ann Joo, scholarships would be offered to qualified students of the Manpower Department Training Institution (ILJTM), and job opportunities would be offered to them upon completing their studies.
“We have not finalised how many students will be offered the scholarships, as we are in the midst of identifying them,” he added.
Meanwhile, Kulasegaran urged more local companies to emulate the efforts by Ann Joo Steel Berhad and Yayasan Jasa Ann Joo in establishing partnerships with TVET training providers, especially among the local small-and-medium enterprises.
He also praised Ann Joo for employing 85% local workers and had given priority to hire local talents.
Comment: Besides the steel industry, there are currently 2 big chains that are looking for TVET graduates in the respective fields:
1. Retail 2. Service industry – restaurants (Stewarding Operations, F&B etc)
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Vocational trainees at Gamuda IBS Banting learn and practise skills relevant to an increasingly modernising construction sector that is adopting Industry 4.0 way of doing business. NSTP photo by SADDAM YUSOFFBy Ooi Tee Ching – May 4, 2019 @ 12:28pm
KUALA LUMPUR: Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) president Datuk Soh Thian Lai urges the government to expedite the set up of the special commission to address fragmentation of TVET implementation, which currently cuts across seven ministries.
In a recent statement, Soh said many in the industry including FMM has been asking the government, for many years, to set up a single enforcement body to coordinate the implement Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the country.
The TVET Empowerment Committee’s recommendation to set up a TVET Commission is a long awaited decision and has received positive feedback from stakeholders in the series of Town Hall sessions held nationwide.
With this TVET Commission, Soh said the National Blueprint for TVET can be implemented effectively to support industrial transformation of Malaysia’s economy towards a developed nation.
If the proposed TVET Commission has joint oversight by the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Human Resources, Soh said it would facilitate seamless transition of support programmes and policies from schools to working adults.
There is an urgent need to standardise training and qualifications, quality assurance, qualification portability, recognition of prior learning, and greater cost effectiveness in the use of resources.
“The funding of TVET institutions must be based on performance and aligned to market demand to mandate collaboration with the industry,” added the FMM president, who is also TVET Empowerment Committee chairman.
More than 60 per cent of jobs that will be created during the 11th Malaysia Plan (2016 to 2020) and the incoming 12th Malaysia Plan (2021 to 2025) is projected to require more TVET-related skills.
Therefore, it is necessary to upskill and reskill the current workforce, and reinforce lifelong learning to continually acquire new and emerging skills required by new technologies such as the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Soh stressed TVET success requires strengthening of public-private partnership between the skills training institutes and industry, at every step of the value chain, to ensure employability of the TVET graduates.
Back in December 2018, Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar announced she will table a private member’s bill to establish a commission that will streamline and oversee all TVET institutes nationwide.
Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik at Putrajaya today. Pix by NSTP/Luqman Hakim ZubirBy Hashini Kavishtri Kannan – April 26, 2019 @ 2:54pm
PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry is looking into re-branding technical and vocational education and training (TVET) programme.
This also includes the possibility of changing its name to be more appealing, said Dr Maszlee Malik.
The Education ministry said it would undertake efforts to make TVET as a mainstream choice for students, instead of it being viewed as a second option.
“Currently, the stigma among the people is that TVET is a second choice and that they will not succeed if they take up TVET programmes.
“Therefore, the ministry will spearhead initiatives to change the stigma and perception including the possibility of changing of the name of TVET,” he said today.
Maszlee said TVET and vocational training is not something that people looked at highly.
“We have to acknowledge and appreciate that human skills are different from one another, and that there are people who could excel in the field of TVET.
“We, at the ministry are committed to bring up TVET as a top of choice of study,” he told reporters at an event organised by Education Ministry to announce three new initiatives that will be undertaken by community colleges to improve and enhance quality of education in line with the Fourth Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0).
The three new initiatives are the ACES, Maker Market and Pondok Perdana.
Maszlee said ACES, an acronym for Apprenticeship, Professional Certification, Entrepreneurship and ‘Sijil Kolej Community’ are four pathways for secondary school leavers to take up TVET programmes at community colleges.
The Maker Market is an initiative taken by these colleges to collaborate with industry players, including Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn Bhd (MDEC), to create industry ready workers.
“Pondok Perdana, the third initiative, is to empower and value-add the skills of ‘pondok’ students through more structured and organised programmes.
“Through this, community colleges would cater certificate and diploma programmes to these students,” he added.
Also present were Education director-general Datuk Dr Amin Senin and Polytechnic and Community College Education Department director-general Prof Datuk Dr Mohd Ismail Abd Aziz.
Comment: TVET is already an internationally recognised name, what rebranding are you talking about Dr Maszlee?? You think rebranding is just a change of name? Has the Ministry discussed with the various stakeholders? Heard from a source saying the name might be changed to Certificate In Practical Engineering Technology or CIPET!