Thursday, 14 July 2016

Overview and Objectives of Upskilling Programme


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OVERVIEW

The UpskillMalaysia's Upskilling Programme was introduced to increase availability of local talents and provide opportunity for employment of high skilled jobs among local fresh graduates with the aim to:

  • Produce industry ready entry-level talents for high skill jobs;
  • Create a world-class workforce in Malaysia, especially in the context of the ETP (Economic Transformation Programme)


OBJECTIVES

The principal objectives of the UpskillMalaysia's Upskilling Programme are to:

  • Produce industry ready entry-level talents for high skill jobs;
  • Meet industry needs and reduce talent shortage in National Key Economic Areas (NKEA);
  • Focus on industry targeted by Economic Transformation Programme (ETP);
  • Create a world-class workforce in Malaysia, especially in the context of the ETP;
  • Prioritized domain-specific training to enable effective contribution; and
  • Ensure high income jobs for graduates

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