SCANIA AND IKTBNDT, FIRST COLLABORATION IN MALAYSIA IN PRODUCING TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE
Dusun Tua, Selangor, 9 February - Scania, the First Heavy Commercial Vehicle Manufacturer in Malaysia to be accredited as the National Dual Training System (NDTS) Centre by Ministry of Human Resources Malaysia has produced its first batch of 10 apprentices that had successfully passed the Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia Tahap 2 (SKM Level 2).
NDTS or SLDN is a method that is based on industry-driven training concept which is operated through collaboration between companies and training institutions. ‘Dual’ means training in two learning situations such as the SLDN Accredited Centre in Scania Malaysia that covers 70% to 80% practical training (hands-on performance), and the IKTBNDT academic learnings which cover 20% to 30% of theory (knowledge).
Congratulations to the successful nine technicians who are presently attached to the Bukit Jelutong and Port Klang workshops, and an external student that was undergoing training in IKTBNDT.
“I am thrilled to get my first official certification, the SKM Level 2 with the Scania/IKTBNDT collaboration. I believe this will open the path towards my career progression in Scania,” said Wan Mohd Zakhran bin Wan Ismail, Repair Technician, Scania Malaysia Workshop, Bukit Jelutong.
“I was nervous about getting through the final SKM Level 2 exam, but when I found out that I passed, it boosted my confidence and my commitment to perform better in my present post,” said Izzat Syafiq Ahmad Tarmedi, Repair Technician, Scania Malaysia Workshop, Port Klang.
“At first, I was not sure about going back to school but my colleague encouraged me to sign up for the SKM Level 2 certificate. Now I am grateful that I have passed and look forward to the SKM Level 3, when its offered,” Muhd Yusmi bin Md Yusof, Repair Technician, Scania Malaysia Workshop, Port Klang.
“Getting the SKM Level 2 certificate was something that I knew I had to do. Now I want to attain the SKM Level 3 through further Scania/IKTBNDT collaboration. With Scania’s regular trainings, I will pass that one too, given the chance,” said Mohd Khairul Hanifah bin Ali, Maintenance Technician, Scania Malaysia Workshop,Bukit Jelutong.
“Getting the SKM Level 2 is good. Now, I’m just waiting for the SKM Level 3 Scania/IKTBNDT collaboration again which will increase my chances in my career progression,” said Mohamad Norhafiz bin Mohd Ibrahim, Maintenance Technician, Scania Malaysia Workshop, Bukit Jelutong.
“I am truly happy that I took the SKM Level 2. I am grateful for this chance to improve my skills through the Scania/IKTBNDT collaboration,” said Mohamad Razmi Shadam bin Rasid, Maintenance Technician, Scania Malaysia Workshop, Bukit Jelutong.
“Getting this SKM Level 2 certificate was something that I have been waiting for a long time because this is the first heavy commercial certificate that I got for me to go one level up to Repair Technician,” Khairul Anwar bin Nor Halimi, Maintenance Technician, Scania Workshop, Bukit Jelutong.
“The SKM Level 2 certificate has given me the confidence to be a better technician and compete for a better position in Scania Workshop network,” said Muhamad Azami bin Nordin, Repair Technician, Scania Malaysia Workshop, Port Klang.
“I like working in Scania because all my colleagues at the workshop are quite generous with their knowledge. However, passing the SKM Level 2 certificate has opened my mind and made me hungry to go for the SKM Level 3 as this will make me develop even more,” said Mohd Sukiman bin Ibrahim, Maintenance Technician, Scania Malaysia Workshop, Port Klang.
“Congratulations to all the nine successful candidates from Scania that completed the National Dual Training System with the SKM Level 2 certification and passed the final examination. A big thank you to IKTBNDT and its trainers/lecturers. I am really proud of our technicians for having the tenacity to succeed,” said Heba El Tarifi, Managing Director, Scania Southeast Asia.
“We are very pleased that Scania is collaborating with IKTBNDT in training the first ten Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia Tahap 2 candidates. They are excited with the prospect of receiving the invaluable training and coaching that Scania will give to them and look forward to the transfer of Scania sustainable practices that will benefit them in their future careers,” stated Dalila Sharingat, Director of IKTBNDT.
Seen here is Dalila Sharingat, officialising the training programme after her speech delivery.
Scania (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, has been accredited as the Centre of National Dual Training System (NDTS) or Sistem Latihan Dual Nasional (SLDN), by the Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran (JPK) or Department of Skills Development, of the Ministry of Human Resources and is the only company in the heavy commercial vehicle industry in Malaysia to be accredited for this training programme.
Seen here are the candidates being briefed by the IKTBNDT trainer before the start of the training.
Congratulations to all the six successful candidates from Scania Malaysia Bukit Jelutong workshop that completed the Sistem Latihan Dual Nasional (SLDN) or National Dual Training System (NDTS) training programme and passed the SKM Level 2 final examination.
Pictured above (left to right) are the graduates with Frank McCluskey, Technical Manager, Scania Southeast Asia, Mohamad Razmi Shadam, Mohd Khairul Hanifah, Wan Mohd Zakhran, Khairul Anwar, Muhamad Azami, Mohamad Norhafiz, Technicians, Scania Malaysia Bukit Jelutong and Khairull Anuar Ismail, NDTS Accredited Centre Manager/Technical Trainer, Scania Malaysia.
Seen here are the three technicians from Scania Malaysia Port Klang workshop who were awarded their SKM Level 2 certificate from Institut Kemahiran Tinggi Belia Negara, Dusun Tua.
(Left to right) Izzat Syafiq Ahmad Tarmedi, Mohd Sukiman Ibrahim and Muhd Yusmi Md Yusof passed the intensive 6 months theoretical and practical training in Dusun Tua and Scania Malaysia workshops.