KOTA KINABALU: Department of Skills Development (JPK) is committed in finding the solution for the issues raised by industries on the need to diversify skills and expertise among workers through the National Dual Training System (SLDN).
Sabah and Labuan JPK Director, Mohd Azmi Pelah, said SLDN is a training programme oriented on the combination of industrial training and institutional training for theory.
“Contract is signed between the company and apprentice before the training begins, and a monthly allowance of RM300 will also be given,” he said when met by reporters, here today.
According to Azmi, SLDN programme is unique as it also focus on the importance of social skills combined with a quality teaching process by the trainers and educators.
He said, SPM graduates are welcomed to apply for the courses offered in SLDN to diversify their knowledge and skills.
He added that in 2015, about 34 training supervisors participated in SLDN programme which involves 440 students in 26 different programmes.
“SLDN has also been acknowledged by the Department of Skills Development and about 13 service schemes which includes SKM qualification has been approved by JPA to enable SKM holder to work in public sector,” he said.
He also hopes for training centres to give their support for SLDN programmes to improve Sabah human resource development. – SayangSabah