Dato’ Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid bin Hamidi who is also the Chairman of the National TVET Council (MTVET) witnessed the Signing Ceremony of the Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) for the Transformation of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Programs Between Government Related Companies and Private Companies with the Government at the Kuala Lumpur Industrial Training Institute on 16 March.
In this Council, a total of 10 Cooperation Memorandums were signed between the Government involving industry parties such as Petronas, Gamuda Berhad, Sunway Services, DRB Hicom, Berjaya Corporation, Redbeat Academy Sdn Bhd (Airasia Academy), Daikin Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Bermaz Auto Berhad, Malaysian Technology Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (MTDC) and Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings Berhad (MHB). The Minister of Human Resources signed the MOC on behalf of the Government.
Through this MOC, strategic industry partners will be directly involved in the implementation of the national TVET program through the development of curriculum and training materials, the donation and sharing of facilities and equipment, the contribution of expertise services, the development of the competence of teaching staff as well as the financing of training programs. This involvement and collaboration will cover various key areas in the TVET program such as oil and gas, automotive, electricity, hospitality, construction, aerospace, industry 4.0, software development engineering, and industrial building systems (IBS).
The signing of 10 MOCs is an initial step taken by the Ministry of Human Resources in an effort to realize the Government’s desire to finalize 50 Memorandum of Cooperation in 2023 as announced by the Prime Minister during the presentation of the 2023 Budget.
This signed MOCs will be a platform for cooperation covering all Public Skills Training Institutions under 12 Ministries with GLCs and private companies based on the suitability of the field and scope that is mutually agreed upon.