Sunway Malaysia signs TVET agreement with Ministry of Youth and Sports

Malaysia-based conglomerate sunway group An agreement to foster close cooperation with the National Institute for Youth Advanced Skills Training (IKTBN) in Dusun Tua, a public vocational school under the Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia, with a focus on technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in this field. concluded. Fields of electrical, mechanical and automotive technology.

Sunway announced in a statement on Tuesday that the two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for partnership.

“IKTBN Dusun Tua plans to forge a partnership with Sunway to give automotive technology students early exposure to electric vehicle (EV) technology,” said Minister of Youth and Sports YB Hannah Yeoh.

“Today marks an important milestone for the Institute of Youth Sports Skills Training (ILKBS), which is pioneering EV systems education and training.

“Together we can light the way for a brighter and greener tomorrow,” Mr Yeo added at the official launch of the EV and Hybrid Vehicle Course.

By 2025, an estimated 200 students will be enrolled full-time in EV courses at one of the province’s three vocational schools in Dusun Tua (Selangor), Chambon (Nuguri Sembilan) and Jitla (Kedah). It is noted that an additional 500 workers are expected to enroll. I plan to enroll in a short-term skill improvement course on EV maintenance and repair.

“TVET has the potential to drive new opportunities and innovation in Malaysia.

“This collaboration with IKTBN Dusun Tua is another example of our commitment to the growth and development of the TVET sector and a means for Malaysian youth to acquire industry-relevant skills to meet the demands of an ever-changing economy. ” said the Sunway Group chief. Human resources manager Hu Xian Wine said:

Led by Sunway’s Trading & Manufacturing and Real Estate & Facility Management business units, the initiative includes active involvement in IKTBN Dusun Tua’s curriculum content, knowledge transfer between TVET instructors and Sunway executives, and industry collaboration through internship placements. included.

This initiative is part of Sunway’s ongoing collaboration with several public vocational schools across the country, with a focus on five key industries: hospitality, culinary, facility and equipment maintenance, automotive, and healthcare. I am.

This MOU is in line with the Memorandum of Understanding signed by Sunway with the Malaysian government in March 2023, and established with MARA University of Technology in January 2024 to strengthen the TVET sector through active collaboration between the government, private sector and educational institutions. This follows another strategic partnership.

Founded in 1974, Sunway is one of Southeast Asia’s leading conglomerates with 13 business units in more than 50 locations, primarily in Asia.

The company’s diverse businesses include core businesses such as real estate, construction, education, healthcare, retail and hospitality.

The company has three listed companies: Sunway Berhad, Sunway Construction Group and Sunway REIT.

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