MIRI: The Nationwide Youth Abilities Institute (IKBN) right here is searching for a better marketability fee for its graduates this 12 months in comparison with 94 per cent in 2018.
Ministry of Youth and Sports activities deputy secretary common (strategic) Ramona Mohd Razali known as on graduates right here to take up the problem.
“Because of this the variety of graduates who get job alternatives inside six months after commencement is extraordinarily excessive. I hope graduates at present can rise to my problem of guaranteeing the marketability fee of IKBN Miri graduates this 12 months exceeds the speed set final 12 months.
“This isn’t merely a problem for all of you, however it is usually a part of your contribution to IKBN Miri for all of the data you could have gained throughout your research right here,” she mentioned when officiating on the 12th IKBN Miri convocation yesterday.
Ramona mentioned the marketability fee of the Youth and Sports activities Ministry Coaching Establishment (ILKBS) additionally rose as a result of profitable implementation of the technical and vocational training and coaching (Tvet) programme and the ministry’s Youth Abilities Growth Division.
“Numerous initiatives have been applied to offer expert labour that meets the wants of the business. On account of this initiatives, the marketability fee of ILKBS graduates has enhance from 80 per cent in 2013 to 93 per cent in 2018 with a mean wage of RM1,678.
“KBS will proceed to be dedicated to bettering the standard of lifetime of younger individuals with a mean wage enhance of between RM1,800 and RM2,000 by deliberate empowerment initiatives,” she mentioned.
Ramona mentioned since its institution 16 years in the past, IKBN Miri has produced four,805 graduates of varied abilities, with some now doctorate holders and profitable technopreneurs.
“KBS is pleased with Youth and Sports activities Ministry Coaching Institute (ILKBS) alumni who’re largely pursuing careers in varied segments of the business each domestically and overseas. They’ve confirmed that Tvet is the only option by promising a vivid future for the youth.
“This additionally proves that IKBN Miri is at all times on par with different Tvet-based establishments in Malaysia, is well-received, and continues to be related as a best choice among the many individuals on this state,” she mentioned.
This 12 months’s convocation was a part of the 2019 Sarawak Zone ILKBS Profession Fest Programme.
On the occasion, Dai Lieng Group of Firms, Imperial Group of Firms, and Quickly Kin Auto Spraying Sdn Bhd signed memorandums of understanding with IKBN Miri to make use of its graduates.