KUCHING (June 15): Sarawak Consolidated Industries Bhd (SCIB), a civil engineering specialist, is pleased to welcome a new batch of trainees from Institut Latihan Perindustrian Kota Samarahan (ILPKS) in Sarawak, to the company for physical training as part of the industrial training programme in their final year.
ILPKS was established by the Department of Manpower under the Ministry of Human Resources in 1999, to meet the needs of Malaysia’s skilled workforce by providing vocational training at the intermediate level with specialisation in high-tech fields and in-line with the need for technological developments in the manufacturing sector.
The trainees were accepted into the programme following a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between the SCIB and ILP Kota Samarahan in October 2020.
The MoU gives opportunities for industrial students to undergo training; offers industrial instructors places for industrial attachment training; offer job opportunities to qualified Institut Latihan Jabatan Tenaga Manusia graduates and offers short-term courses to SCIB employees who want to upgrade their skills.
At the ILPKS convocation ceremony, SCIB managing director and chief executive officer, Rosland Othman said, “Professional management on human capital is what we strive to do in SCIB.
“The younger generations are the future of any institution and even the country and that is why we must focus on the youth as they are the foundation of our society.
“We provide them with a platform to learn and grow, thus giving them better understanding of their craft and the industry. Employment shall be given to promising students as well. We also believe that providing opportunity for our employees to expand their knowledge, expertise and experience with the course.”
Over the years, SCIB said it has trained approximately 179 trainees with specific skillsets such as engineering, accounting, business management and construction, while pursuing their certification, diploma and degree.
These skillsets allowed the trainees to be employed in their chosen careers.