KUALA LUMPUR — Nov. 12, 2019: Petronas has introduced an apprenticeship programme for local semi-skilled oil and gas workers in partnership with the Construction Industry Development Board and participating oil & gas services & equipment (OGSE) contractors.
Participants ill first attend CIDB’s Akademi Binaan Malaysia before undergoing an apprenticeship 16 Petronas contractors’ facilities in Sabah, Sarawak and Terengganu.
This collaboration serves as a platform for the training and certification of youths to have the required skills for the industry, funnelling them into employment to ensure a sustainable pipeline of skilled talents for the sustenance and continuity of operations.
A statement from the national oil company said Petronas is providing a great opportunity for youths in Sabah, Sarawak and Terengganu to be employed in their respective states, in the spirit of giving back to the community.
According to the company’s project delivery and technology senior vice-president Samsudin Miskon, the programme is part of Petronas’ continuous effort to shape the industry through capability-building initiatives and collaborations with various enablers to improve the ecosystem in which local OGSE players can increase their resilience and competitiveness.
Human capital development is one of the initiatives under Petronas Lestari programme — a solution and collaborative platform to strengthen the OGSE ecosystem.
The 16 participating contractors are Amalgamated Plant Engineering Sdn. Bhd., BWS Engineering Sdn. Bhd., Dayang Enterprise Sdn. Bhd., Deleum Primera Sdn. Bhd., EPIC OG Sdn. Bhd., Evolusi Bersatu Sdn. Bhd., Haluan Cekap Sdn. Bhd., Hyperwave Systems Engineering Sdn. Bhd., Maysville Sdn. Bhd., Petra Resources Sdn. Bhd., Rahabco Engineering & Construction Sdn. Bhd., Sapura Fabrication Sdn. Bhd., Steel Hawk Engineering Sdn. Bhd., Transfame Sdn. Bhd., Turcomp Engineering Services Sdn. Bhd. and UBF Maintenance Sdn. Bhd. — Bernama