Malaysia targets 200 corporations for 20,000 school leavers’ skills programme

Explode is focusing on the participation of 200 firms in its Academy in Industry programme by the top of this year. The initiative aims to coach 20,000 faculty leavers and equip them with the required abilities to become expert workers. Economy Minister Rafizi Ramli explained that the programme will present Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) school-leavers with 18 months of coaching, after which they’ll receive their level one Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM).
Rafizi Ramli highlighted the benefits of the programme, stating that it presents a extra engaging different for younger college leavers than pursuing higher training for another two or three years earlier than getting into the workforce. He mentioned, “they can enter instantly into the employment sector, proceed studying and receive a certificates in the process, it is actually extra in line with what the current era desires.” The authorities is also anticipated to announce incentives for the programme within the coming weeks.
The Economy Minister shared that 10 firms would participate within the pilot project, which is being implemented via the Malaysian Productivity Corporation (MPC) and strategic partners of the programme. The pilot project will involve 9 local companies and one multinational corporation, focusing on the automotive, semiconductor, food, aerospace, and palm oil manufacturing sectors..

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