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Penangguhan Kelulusan Kuota PTPK 2018

 Kebanyakan PB JPK masih belum dapat kuota untuk 2018. PB anda dah dapat ke?

Jika anda nak beil PB JPK yg dah dapat kuota untuk 2018, ada 1 kat Selangor, kursus penyediaan makanan Tahap 2&3, 25*RM8K = RM200K.

Harga jualan RM650K, kalau tiada bajet ni, boleh beli PB yg jalankan program lain tapi tiada PTPK.
Ataupun kalau nak khidmat runding untuk mohon PB baru, kami juga boleh bantu.

Kalau berminat, boleh hubungi Melvin di 012-3123430

Vocational education and training sector is still missing out on government funding: report

There is a stark difference between schools, VET and higher education spending in Australia, according to our research published today.

The Mitchell Institute’s 2017 report shows that while spending on schools and higher education continues to grow, vocational education and training (VET) expenditure is going in the opposite direction. We are spending less on VET now than we were a decade ago, in real terms.


The chart below shows the trends in expenditure over an 11-year period to 2015-16. This analysis uses 2005-06 as the base index year. Indexing enables comparison of change over time from a common starting point, which is 100 here. So, an increase from 100 to 102 would represent a 2% increase. All expenditure values are in 2015-16 dollars, converted to real terms using a GDP deflator.



This analysis was done using Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data. While more detailed data are available for each education sector through different collections, the ABS applies the same method for estimating expenditure for each sector. This makes it the best means of making a comparison across schools, VET and higher education.

The figures include all expenditure by government entities – meaning by governments (to both public and private education providers) and also by public schools, TAFEs and universities. This gives us an approximate picture of where the dollars are flowing, and how this is changing over time.

What’s important here is the increasing disparity in expenditure growth between the sectors, particularly between VET and higher education.

VET missing out

This comparison confirms widespread concerns about VET going backwards. Expenditure in 2015-16 was 4.7% below the level in 2005-06.

This tells a worrying story about quality vocational education and training not being a priority for governments.

Key growth employment areas like aged care, early childhood education and hospitality rely on vocational training for skilled workers. Building up vocationally qualified workers in the growing service and caring industries will be essential, particularly as employment in the manufacturing sector declines.

Universities going from strength to strength

Higher education has followed a very different path. Spending has grown by 53% over the 11 years from 2005-06.

These figures include spending on more than just teaching and learning and universities have other significant sources of revenue, including international students.

Even so, it is clear that governments, and Australians collectively, are prioritising spending on university education over vocational training.

Early years catching up

This is the second time preschool has been included in this overview of education expenditure.

The chart below compares growth in expenditure on preschool, alongside the other education sectors over the same 11-year period.



Although coming off a much lower base, preschool spending grew rapidly following the National Partnership Agreement on Universal Access to Early Childhood Education in 2009. This growth reflects a growing awareness of the importance of the early years among governments.


This comparison shows where we are focusing our education resources as a nation.

These diverging patterns of expenditure across the education sectors reflect our longstanding fragmented approach to policy and funding, particularly at the tertiary level.

Under current policy settings, it is not hard to imagine the already considerable discrepancy between VET expenditure and higher education and school expenditure continuing to grow.

This report, the fourth in the series, should prompt government to consider a more strategic approach to distributing resources across the education sector.

The uneven approach between VET and higher education in particular reflects an ongoing failure to conceive of the two as part of a single tertiary education system.

This blindspot continues to act as a barrier to the creation of the responsive, integrated education and training system many are arguing is needed to sustain economic growth in a changing world.

Source: theconversation.com

Comment: Malaysia should be applauded for going the other way round but then, leakages are still rampant. Recent swindled fund of RM40 million from PTPK is a very good example. It has caused the private providers to have a very hard time recruiting students due to very low quota for funding

Lack of information hampers vocational training push

Vocational schools provide youths opportunities to acquire skills, such as hair styling and also small business opportunities. — Bernama picVocational schools provide youths opportunities to acquire skills, such as hair styling and also small business opportunities. — Bernama pic

IPOH, Nov 25 — Lack of information and inadequate career guidance have contributed to the decline of non-academically inclined secondary students taking up vocational courses.

Most said they were unaware of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) after completing their Form Three.

Kalaiarasan Pandian, 19, from Kampar, said he wasn’t aware of TVET programmes when he chose to stop schooling after Form Three.

“I was not aware of TVET courses and even my teachers did not suggest I take up vocational training.

“They only persuaded me to complete my studies until Form Five,” he told Malay Mail recently.

He also said he did not know where the TVET institutions were, and this hampered the process of applying for courses offered.

Kalaiarasan, now employed as a motorcycle mechanic, said he quit studying as his academic results were not up to mark and his parents could not provide financial support to further his studies.

On Monday, Deputy Education Minister Datuk P. Kamalanathan said only seven per cent of students across the country took up TVET after Form Three.

He also said the ministry took various steps to increase rural students’ enrolment in vocational colleges.

The measures were gaining popularity following broadcasts over radio channels, newspaper advertisements and collaboration with non-governmental organisations.

Teenager, Veenod Nathan,18, from Pusing, Perak, said he did not know about the TVET programme as there wasn’t much promotion on it.

“I’m not aware of  TVET courses and the vocational schools that I know are from my home.

“I quit school two years ago as I wasn’t performing well in studies and at the same time my father met with a bad accident.

“He could not go to work and I have to support my family by working,” he said.

Veenod who is working as a labourer in a warehouse said students who fared poorly in their studies might go for vocational courses if proper guidance were given to them.

Khoo See Nee, 28, who is also a school drop-out, lamented that vocational training such as TVET was not available during her schooling days.

“If I had this option back then, I would definitely have taken up vocational training,” she said.

Khoo said she did not pursue any other vocational education after coming out of school as her guardians could not support her.

Another dropout, who wished to be only known as Derrick, said he felt he had no purpose in life after gaining his SPM last year.

“I did not know what to do and I ended doing various jobs merely to pass time,” the 19-year-old said.

A relative then introduced Derrick to vocational studies.

Currently undergoing training to repair air conditioners and refrigerators in Kuala Lumpur, Derrick took a loan from Kojadi to subsidise the RM20,000 needed for the course.

Meanwhile, MCA Youth vocational education bureau committee member Jimmy Loh blamed parents and students for the lack of interest in vocational training.

“Parents prefer their children to follow the traditional path which can land them a degree but they are not aware that you can also earn a degree from vocational courses,” he said.

Students, he said, were not bothered to seek out information about vocational courses.

Source: http://www.themalaymailonline.com

 

Comments:

Well, not sure whether the students are internet savvy or not, if they are, hope they are able to see this article & here’s the directory of all the JPK Accredited Centres offering TVET programs in Malaysia, private & public.

As for funding, besides Kojadi (refer below), there are other avenues like
1) PTPK (Perbadanan Tabung Pembangunan Kemahiran),
2) SOCSO (children with parents that is)
a) Pencen ilat for contributors that is permanently disabled
b) Pencen penakat for widows
3) Respective state education funds


KOJADI

INTEREST CHARGES

  • Interest will be charged to the applicant’s loan account immediately after the disbursement of the loan.
  • The interest rate for the loan will be as follows :

For existing member of KOJADI with minumum 5 years membership:

1st year (Upon First release of loan) – 5.8% (on a monthly rest and reducing balance basis)

2nd year onwards until full settlement – 6.8% (on a monthly rest and reducing blance basis)

5.8% ~ 6.8% equivalent to 4.5% flat rate

For new member:

1st year (Upon First release of loan) – 6.8% (on a monthly rest and reducing balance basis)

2nd year onwards until full settlement – 7.8% (on a monthly rest and reducing blance basis)

6.8% ~ 7.8% equivalent to 5.8% flat rate

SERVICE OF LOAN INTEREST

Under specified circumstances, loan borrower is required to service loan interest during study period. The monthly interest is between RM100-RM300 depending on the loan amount applied for based the following table :-

Loan Amount Yes No
Below RM25,000 O
RM30,000 O (Course duration > 2 years) O (Course duration < 2 years)
Above RM35,000 O

REPAYMENT OF LOAN

The founding objective of KOJADI is to pool the resources among its members for mutual benefits. Prompt repayment of the loan will enable KOJADI to give similar financial aid to other members for further study.

The repayment of the loan will begin three (3) or six (6) months after graduation and the maximum repayment period shall not exceed 8 years.Depending on the amount of loan and the type of the loan, repayment will be as follows:
  • 1st year – RM200 or RM300 per month
  • 2nd year – RM300 or RM400 per month
  • 3rd year – RM400 or RM500 & above perm onth until full settlement
  • OR equal monthly instalments until full settlement.

FURTHER INFORMATION

The above particulars are subject to change. For further information, please call at out office at

Koperasi Jayadiri Malaysia Berhad (KOJADI)
11th Floor, Wisma MCA,
163 Jalan Ampang,
50450 Kuala Lumpur. Road Map
Tel : 03 – 2161 6499 (Membership and Loan Department)
Fax : 03 – 2162 1413

E-mail :
For Membership related enquiries : member@kojadi.com.my
For Education Loan application related enquiries : loan@kojadi.com.my

 

Pusat Bertauliah JPK di KL/Selangor DIKEHENDAKI & Kolej (MQA) untuk DIJUAL

 

Berikut adalah PB JPK & Kolej (program MQA) yang nak dijual

1) PB yang berdaftar dengan PTPK (lesen tamat 2020) untuk 1 program di Lembah Klang (Lesen & premis yg telah diubahsuai cantik bernilai RM1 Juta ++ dijual pada harga RM400K shj – siapa cepat, dia dapat)
Dikemaskini pada 26/7 (Telah DIJUAL)
Tinggal PB di Johor, Perak & Terengganu.
2) Kolej dengan KDN di Perak & PJ (RM4 & 5 Juta)
3) Kolej tanpa lesen KDN (RM1.1 juta, tapi sebab nak cepat, sekarang cuma RM850K!!!* T&C apply)

Jika berminat, sila hubungi 012-3123430.

Jika anda ada Pusat Bertauliah yang ingin dijual (buat masa ni cuma minat Lembah Klang sahaja), sila hubungi saya.

AVOID BEING FOOLED BY COLLEGES IN MALAYSIA!

Well, this was shared by one of my friend in the IPTS.

“Don’t get fooled by fake promises and offers, especially 2016 SPM Leavers and their parents!.

Misleading information such as Bantuan Kementerian Sumber Manusia, Peluang Ke Pengajian Tinggi, Diploma Kerajaan are very viral since the release of SPM results yesterday.

Please verify with the relevant authorities or consultants before making any decision. What you should know before choosing a college? Check for this basic 5 points as listed below!

1. Check whether they are registered with Ministry of Higher Education! There are some irresponsible parties offering diplomas and skills certificate without the approval from MOHE or DSD. There are cases of non genuine courses offered to the public under the name of Professional Diploma and Executive Certificate. So please stay alert folks.

2. Minimum entry requirement for a diploma programme which is accredited by MQA differs depending on the field of the programme. Exp:- Any hospitality related courses requires the candidates to obtain a pass in their SPM with minimum 3 credits. Skills certificates such as SKM requires a minimum age of 16 to enroll. So when it said Diploma, check for this details. If it is stated that minimum age of 16 and 3M as the requirements, it is Skills Certificate programme under the Department of Skills Development.
For the listing of DSD (or JPK in BM) Accredited Training Providers & their programmes, kindly search here

3. Are the courses fully accredited or still under provisional accreditation? You can check this by simply looking at their course code. Full accreditation will have the alphabet beginning with A*** and Provisional Accreditation will reflect PA at the beginning of the code. What is the meaning? PA is given to any new course that is approved by MQA to be offered in the institution. The college or institution need to be accessed again after 2 years of provisional period by MQA. If MQA feels that the college has met the minimum requirements and programme standard, the college will be given Full Accreditation. It is something like from a ‘P’ to Full driving license process.

4. Know your sponsor or financial assistance providers:-
PTPTN – provide loan for IPTA & IPTS programmes
PTPK – provide loan for JPK programmes

5. Compare the course structure!
Please ensure that relevant subjects are offered in the programme. Evaluate whether the subjects offered are industry based or competent. It is good to have a balance study of 50% theory and 50% practical. Rather that choosing Diploma in Business Management, consider joining Diploma in Baking Science or Diploma in Culinary or Diploma in Entrepreneurship. For an example:-

Course offered at MIB College:

Diploma in Baking Science & Technology. Apart from baking and food related subjects, the students are required to take subjects like Economics, Accounting, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Operations Management, Financial Management, Cost Accounting, Business Maths and many more!

So try putting yourself in the employers shoes and ask yourself. Do you prefer baking graduate or business graduate? Do you prefer students with merely paper based qualification or equipped with some hands on practical skills?

Remember! One of the reason for unemployment is lack of industrial competency of the graduates.

PROSES BAHARU PENDAFTARAN PELATIH 2016 PERSIJILAN KEMAHIRAN MALAYSIA

Salam Sejahtera dan Salam 1 Kemahiran,

Adalah dimaklumkan Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran telah memutuskan beberapa perkara berkaitan proses baharu pendaftaran pelatih Persijilan Kemahiran Malaysia seperti maklumat berikut:

1. Pendaftaran pelatih empat (4) kali setahun

1.1. Pendaftaran pelatih hanya dibenarkan dalam tempoh yang telah ditetapkan seperti Jadual 1.

Jadual 1: Penjadualan Pendaftaran Pelatih.

 Pendaftaran Pelatih di JPK  Pendaftaran di PTPK
 1 Januari- 28 Februari  1 Februari- 15 Mac
  April – 31 Mei  1 Mei-15 Jun
 1 Julai – 31 Ogos  1 Ogos- 15 September
 1 Oktober – 30 November  1 November-15 Disember

1.2. Kaedah baru ini akan dikuatkuasakan mulai 1 Januari 2017.
1.3. Pusat Bertauliah (PB) perlu memastikan pendaftaran pelatih hanya dibuat sekali dalam tempoh seperti ditetapkan dalam Jadual 1 bagi memastikan nisbah Pegawai Penilai (PP) adalah mencukupi dan memudahkan PB mengatur jadual latihan bagi kumpulan pelatih tersebut.

2. Pendaftaran pelatih dalam tempoh peralihan (sebelum 31 Dis 2016)

2.1. PB hendaklah mengemukakan permohonan pendaftaran pelatih dengan mengemukakan dokumen proses baharu pendaftaran pelatih.
2.2. Sekiranya bilangan pelatih yang hendak didaftarkan melebihi kapasiti sedia ada yang diluluskan, PB perlu mengemukakan dokumen sokongan dan komitmen seperti penjadualan PP, jadual penggunaan bengkel dan peralatan latihan serta kemudahan fizikal bagi pertimbangan Jabatan.
3. Penguatkuasaan Proses Baharu Pendaftaran dan Kapasiti Pelatih

3.1. Mulai 1 Jan 2017, semua PB hanya boleh mendaftarkan pelatih mengikut kapasiti yang telah diluluskan oleh Jabatan.
3.2. Mengikut peruntukan Akta 652, Seksyen 23, Bahagian 23, PB perlu menyediakan personel dan kelengkapan serta kemudahan peralatan yang mencukupi bagi tujuan pelaksanaan latihan kemahiran bagi memenuhi ketetapan jaminan kualiti di bawah Sistem Persijilan Kemahiran Malaysia (SPKM).
3.3. Kapasiti pelatih bermaksud bilangan pelatih yang telah diluluskan oleh JPK berdasarkan kepada dua (2) kriteria utama iaitu keupayaan PB menyediakan bilangan personel Pegawai Penilai (PP) dan kemudahan fizikal/mesin dan kemudahan lain-lain yang mencukupi. Secara prinsipnya, nisbah PP kepada pelatih ialah 1 PP:25 pelatih.
3.4. PB hendaklah memohon kelulusan JPK bagi tujuan penambahan kapasiti terlebih dahulu sebelum pendaftaran dengan mengemukakan maklumat seperti berikut:

i. Surat iringan permohonan;
ii. Borang penambahan kapasiti pelatih [JPK/T/KAPPK/01(P1)]
iii. Maklumat personel pentauliahan;
iv. Kemudahan fizikal; dan
v. Maklumat-maklumat lain yang menyokong permohonan.

3.5. Permohonan penambahan kapasiti pelatih hendaklah dikemukakan ke alamat berikut:

Ketua Pengarah
Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran (JPK)
Kementerian Sumber Manusia
Aras 8, Blok D4, Kompleks D
Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan
62530 Putrajaya
(u/p: Pengarah MOSQ)

4. Kadar Fi dan Caj bagi permohonan penambahan kapasiti.

Bermula 1 Julai 2016, semua permohonan penambahan kapasiti pelatih dikenakan bayaran RM 200 setiap program melalui pewartaan Peraturan-Peraturan Pembangunan Kemahiran Kebangsaan (Fi Dan Caj) 2016 di Laman Portal Rasmi Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran pada 8 Jun 2016.

Sekian terima kasih.

“BERKHIDMAT UNTUK NEGARA”
“Pekerja Berkemahiran Penggerak Ekonomi”
Ketua Pengarah
Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran
Kementerian Sumber Manusia

Sumber: www.dsd.gov.my

Budget 2013: Facts & Figures

THE 2013 BUDGET SPEECH By YAB DATO’ SRI MOHD NAJIB TUN HAJI ABDUL RAZAK PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF FINANCE INTRODUCING THE SUPPLY BILL (2013) IN THE DEWAN RAKYAT FRIDAY, 28 SEPTEMBER 2012 “PROSPERING THE NATION, ENHANCING WELL-BEING OF THE RAKYAT: A PROMISE FULFILLED”

Skills and Training

65. Moving on to the issue of knowledgeable, creative and innovative human capital, training programmes will be developed to hone new skills in line with future needs of industry in a high-income and developed economy. For this purpose, RM3.7 billion will be allocated in 2013 to train students in technical and vocational fields.

66. Every year about 180,000 students graduate with diplomas and degrees from institutions of higher learning. To assist unemployed graduates, the Government will launch the Graduate Employability Blueprint by end-2012. The Blueprint will focus on strengthening the employability of graduates. In this regard, the Government will establish the Graduate Employability Taskforce with an allocation of RM200 million.

67. The Government has implemented the 1Malaysia Training Scheme Programme, also known as SL1M, to increase employability of graduates through soft skills training and on-the-job-training in private companies through double deduction on expenses incurred by the companies. This incentive is effective from 1 June 2012 until 31 December 2016.

68. The Government will allocate RM440 million to the Skills Development Fund Corporation (PTPK), to provide loans for trainees to undergo skills training. This measure will benefit nearly 40,000 trainees undertaking the Malaysia Skill Certificate Level One to Five. The Government will allocate RM366 million to upgrade as well as purchase equipment for Industrial Training Institutes and National Youth Vocational Institutes (IKBN).

69. In line with the objective to transform the country’s key industries towards high technology, innovation and high income, various skills training programmes will be implemented. Towards this, focus will be given to create a professional and talented workforce in selected industries, including oil and gas, shipping, ICT, creative and biotechnology. In 2013, about 5,000 trainees are expected to enrol in these programmes. Additionally, PETRONAS will utilise IKBN in Pengerang, Johor to train 300 youths for the oil and gas sector by end of 2012 to meet the needs of the RAPID project.

70. The Government is aware of the plight of poor Malaysian Indian students in the estates who do not achieve good results in examination and are unable to find jobs. In line with this, the Government will allocate RM50 million to train 3,200 Malaysian Indian students in the estates to equip them with skills in line with market demand. The training will be conducted by Industrial Training Institutes and colleges under the Dual National Training Scheme.

Comment: Looks good but hope no more big leakages eg equipment that cost RM 1,000 (market price) is invoiced for RM 4-5K that has happened in the past!

Source: The Star Online – 29th Sept 2012