BUKIT MERTAJAM: Unemployed college graduates have been urged to enrol in brief programs below the Lifelong Studying programme (PSH) provided at group faculties nationwide to extend their data and assist them to safe a job.
Deputy Greater Schooling Minister Datuk Dr Mansor Othman (pix) mentioned the transfer would improve their technical in addition to entrepreneurial expertise.
“MOHE intends to additional strengthen PSH to have the ability to improve the marketability of scholars and youths, to not point out the local people, particularly throughout the present Covid-19 (pandemic). Entrepreneurial data is essential for a person to proceed residing when he loses his job,” he instructed reporters after officiating the Caring Malaysia Tour programme and the Entrepreneurship and Modern Neighborhood Cultivation (KPKI) programme via Laser Expertise at Seberang Jaya Neighborhood Faculty at this time.
He mentioned PSH which was launched in 2002 provides quick programs to the general public, including that as of Dec 31, 2020, a complete of two,968,966 members had taken half within the programme with a complete of 141,624 choices of quick programs.
In 2020, 1,289 individuals with disabilities, 1,583 single moms, 20,375 people from the abject poor group, 47,590 youths, 2,711 senior residents and 382 Orang Asli had enrolled within the quick programs provided below the programme, he added.
Mansor mentioned among the many expertise programs with the best participation in 2020 had been catering, pc and data know-how, self-development and motivation, graphics and multimedia, enterprise and entrepreneurship, tailoring, magnificence and grooming, industrial programmes, spirituality and faith in addition to electrical and electronics.
Mansor additionally introduced RM17,000 in allocation to improve the laser cutter machine on the faculty.
He mentioned a complete of 12 youths from the Nibong Tebal group had attended a memento making course the place they had been taught to make use of the machine and to start out their very own enterprise, below the KPKI initiative. — Bernama