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A FUTURE OF YOUR OWN.

A FUTURE OF YOUR OWN.

Grow it with Thames Oxford Academy.
Nothing should hold you back from achieving what you want to achieve

Grow it with Thames Oxford Academy.
Nothing should hold you back from achieving what you want to achieve

Everyone deserves bright prospects. And we mean everyone. Whatever your age or background, whether you’re taking your first steps into work, finishing school, returning to work or looking for a new career direction, there’s an apprenticeship here for you. Whichever one you join, you can expect to gain valuable skills, recognised qualifications, a permanent job, great training and, above all, our full and heartfelt support.
Explore your options below.

FIND THE RIGHT FUTURE FOR YOU

FIND THE RIGHT FUTURE FOR YOU

Here’s a quick look at our apprenticeship pathway. You don’t have to start right at the beginning. It’s more a matter of finding the right entry point, and then starting there.

Here’s a quick look at our apprenticeship pathway. You don’t have to start right at the beginning. It’s more a matter of finding the right entry point, and then starting there.

RETAIL OPERATIONS

FAST FOOD OPERATIONS

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APPRENTICESHIPS

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL

We offer an alternative path to university for working people looking to unlock their potential.

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As part of the course, I participated in work placements across numerous TESCO stores and worked on a window display project with six other students at the KL branch.

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“I really enjoyed the experience as I like designing a concept and then sourcing the props for it and seeing it all come together at the end.

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“TOA taught me how to create something out of nothing and the partnership with “Learing By Doing” approach which was a great stepping stone for my current job at MYDIN.”

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“The amount of time dedicated to work experience in TOA’s course really appealed to me as I knew that it’d help me get a job at the end of the course.

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FIND THE RIGHT FUTURE FOR YOU

Here’s a quick look at our apprenticeship pathway. You don’t have to start right at the beginning. It’s more a matter of finding the right entry point, and then starting there.

RETAIL OPERATIONS

FAST FOOD OPERATIONS

SLDN PPT

APPRENTICESHIPS

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL

We offer an alternative path to university for working people looking to unlock their potential.

FIND THE RIGHT FUTURE FOR YOU

FIND THE RIGHT FUTURE FOR YOU

Here’s a quick look at our apprenticeship pathway. You don’t have to start right at the beginning. It’s more a matter of finding the right entry point, and then starting there.

Here’s a quick look at our apprenticeship pathway. You don’t have to start right at the beginning. It’s more a matter of finding the right entry point, and then starting there.

RETAIL OPERATIONS

FAST FOOD OPERATIONS

SLDN PPT

APPRENTICESHIPS

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL

We offer an alternative path to university for working people looking to unlock their potential.

TOA’s Malaysian Qualification and International Certification are recognised all over the world.

Led by experts of the industry, the training curriculum is developed based on the National Occupational Skills Standard (NOSS) and to date, the TOA’s programme has over vast accredited programmed across multiple disciplines.
These programmes allow course participants a flexible pathway to acquire professional international certificate and skills qualifications which covers Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 of the Malaysian Skills Certifi cate to Level 4 (Malaysian Skills Diploma) as well as Level 5 (Malaysian Skills Advance Diploma).

The programmes are accredited by the Malaysian government and contain pathways that enable students to gain internationally recognised qualifications through built-in programmes that incorporate certification by City & Guilds (UK), Confederation of Tourism, Hotel & Catering Management (UK), International Motor Industry (UK), LCCI (UK), TWI (UK), TAFE (Australia) and other international and professional bodies.

The curriculum includes professional Team Building Programme as well as professional industrial “hands on basis” courses. The learning methodology is a combination of Competency Based learning approach which is regulated face-to-face and “hands on” learning which are audited and certified.

Robust Engagement and collaboration with Multi-National Corporation (MNCs) and Government Link Companies (GLCs)

The development of the curriculum is spearheaded by industry lead bodies (ILB) and contains international best practices and standards. In addition, ILBs are part of the Assessment Board to ensure that standards are adhered to and maintained.

All internship and Apprenticeships programmes by TOA are accredited, audited and certified; and progress/ activities are monitored and recorded in a log book.

To ensure that course participants/students experience an environment conducive to their learning, state-of-the-art facilities which comply with safety standards are provided. Depending on the programme, standard equipment and facilities will be provided accordingly. These may
include part or all of the following :

  • Training labs, workshops and kitchens
  • Convention hall and exhibition centre
  • Auditorium, lecture halls and video conferencing centres
  • Sports and recreational facilities
  • Dining hall and cafeteria with menu monitored for food safety and nutrition
  • Residence halls for international and outstation staff , students and visitors
  • Open space that encourage interaction and promote a work and study environment
  • R&D laboratories and incubator
  • Apprenticeships and industrial placement offices

Training Hubs across the country managed by World Class professional team

Higher education opportunities will be made available to you upon graduation.You will be able to undergo internship with GLC’s and MNC’s which encourages hands-on skills development activities
You will benefit from systematic programmes with industries that foster good relations with the international community

One-stop solution centre Excellent training from highly-qualified teachers Industry recognizes us as providing cutting-edge, relevant training

A one-stop centre which provides information to prospective students and handles all processing makes it simple and convenient for local and international course participants/students to enrol in the TOA’s programme.

We put the course participants/students at the centre of real-world learning. When you study at TOA you learn industry-relevant skills that help get you into the workplace faster, upgrade your existing skills or prepare you for further study – whatever your age, background or career aspirations. There’s plenty of reasons why TOA offers an experience like few others. Here’s just a few:

  • Hands-on, practical training
  • Strong industry links, with opportunities to network and gain workplace experience whilst studying
  • Pathways to university, graduating with two qualifications instead of just one
  • Earn while you learn options with apprenticeships and traineeships
  • An adult-learning environment
  • Learning support and counselling
  • State-of-the-art technology and equipment
  • Centrally-located campuses with modern facilitie
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As part of the course, I participated in work placements across numerous TESCO stores and worked on a window display project with six other students at the KL branch.

Testiominal3 180x180 1

“I really enjoyed the experience as I like designing a concept and then sourcing the props for it and seeing it all come together at the end.

Testiominal2 180x180 1

“TOA taught me how to create something out of nothing and the partnership with “Learing By Doing” approach which was a great stepping stone for my current job at MYDIN.”

Testiominal1 180x180 1

“The amount of time dedicated to work experience in TOA’s course really appealed to me as I knew that it’d help me get a job at the end of the course.

Testiominal2 180x180 1

As part of the course, I participated in work placements across numerous TESCO stores and worked on a window display project with six other students at the KL branch.

Testiominal3 180x180 1

“I really enjoyed the experience as I like designing a concept and then sourcing the props for it and seeing it all come together at the end.

Testiominal2 180x180 1

“TOA taught me how to create something out of nothing and the partnership with “Learing By Doing” approach which was a great stepping stone for my current job at MYDIN.”

Testiominal1 180x180 1

“The amount of time dedicated to work experience in TOA’s course really appealed to me as I knew that it’d help me get a job at the end of the course.

APPRENTICESHIP SCHEME

The purpose of this scheme is to increase the supply of skilled workers to the industry; The scheme also enables employers registered with PSMB to be actively involved.

The training is a combination of theory and practical at approved training centres with emphasis on practical and structured “on-the-job” training at the premises of sponsoring employers. The curriculums have been developed on modular basis. After the completion of a combination of modules at the training centres, apprentices will undergo on-the-job training at the premises of sponsoring employers to reinforce the theoretical concepts learnt.

The apprentices are selected from PMR or SPM school leavers and dropout students.

With effect from 1 April 2012, the allowance of apprentices under PSMB Apprenticeship Scheme has been increased to RM500.00 per month. This new rate is applicable during the off-the-job and on-the-job component for Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 apprenticeship programmes conducted by PSMB. The allowance will be deducted from employers’ levy accounts.
The eligibility for full payment of the allowances depends on apprentice’s attendance. Apprentice will be paid the full allowance of RM500.00 if their attendance is 80% and above. The allowance will be prorated based on the number of training days if the attendance is less than 80%.

The duration of training ranges from 9 to 27 months, depending on the requirement of the industry.

Training fees incurred will be fully paid by PSMB.

Selection of apprentice will be through interview session conducted by the employer

Apart from apprentice’s monthly allowances, consumables material during on-the-job training, sponsoring employers are also responsible for insurance coverage of apprentices during the entire programme. Sponsoring employers are eligible to claim financial assistance at the rate of 100% of the allowable costs, (apprentices’ monthly allowances, insurance coverage and consumables, if applicable).

Upon successful completion of training, apprentices will be awarded the Malaysian Skills Certificate Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3( based on programme) by the Department of Skills Development and Apprenticeship Certificates issued by PSMB.

APPRENTICESHIP SCHEME

The purpose of this scheme is to increase the supply of skilled workers to the industry; The scheme also enables employers registered with PSMB to be actively involved.

The training is a combination of theory and practical at approved training centres with emphasis on practical and structured “on-the-job” training at the premises of sponsoring employers. The curriculums have been developed on modular basis. After the completion of a combination of modules at the training centres, apprentices will undergo on-the-job training at the premises of sponsoring employers to reinforce the theoretical concepts learnt.

The apprentices are selected from PMR or SPM school leavers and dropout students.

With effect from 1 April 2012, the allowance of apprentices under PSMB Apprenticeship Scheme has been increased to RM500.00 per month. This new rate is applicable during the off-the-job and on-the-job component for Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 apprenticeship programmes conducted by PSMB. The allowance will be deducted from employers’ levy accounts.
The eligibility for full payment of the allowances depends on apprentice’s attendance. Apprentice will be paid the full allowance of RM500.00 if their attendance is 80% and above. The allowance will be prorated based on the number of training days if the attendance is less than 80%.

The duration of training ranges from 9 to 27 months, depending on the requirement of the industry.

Training fees incurred will be fully paid by PSMB.

Selection of apprentice will be through interview session conducted by the employer

Apart from apprentice’s monthly allowances, consumables material during on-the-job training, sponsoring employers are also responsible for insurance coverage of apprentices during the entire programme. Sponsoring employers are eligible to claim financial assistance at the rate of 100% of the allowable costs, (apprentices’ monthly allowances, insurance coverage and consumables, if applicable).

Upon successful completion of training, apprentices will be awarded the Malaysian Skills Certificate Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3( based on programme) by the Department of Skills Development and Apprenticeship Certificates issued by PSMB.

PROGRAMME OFFERED

  • Retail Operations Management
  • Retail Sales Operations
  • Fast Food Operations
  1. Login and Launch eTRiS
  2. Click on ‘Application’
  3. Select from menu ‘Grant’ >’Apply Grant’
  4. Select SLDN Scheme from menu ‘Scheme Code’ > ‘Apply’
  5. Then fill up the form accordingly.
  6. For detailed instructions kindly download User Guide (External) and go to Section 10 Application for SLDN Scheme
  7. Employers will conduct interviews to select the candidates and successful candidates are required to sign apprenticeship contracts with the sponsoring employers.
  8. Two (2) copies of apprenticeship contracts for each apprentice duly filled, signed and stamped must be sent to PSMB.
  1. Login to HRDF Portal and launch eTRiS.
  2. Click on ‘Application’ icon
  3. Select from menu, click on ‘Claim’.
  4. Choose either you want to ‘Submit Claims with Grants’ or ‘Submit Other Claims’.
  5. Please fill in the online form together with the supporting document, then click on ‘Submit’ button.
  6. Click here to start claim.

Click here to Apply

TRAINER AND COACHES TRANSFORMATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

Train the Traine
Coaching for performance

At the end of the Program, participants will be able to:

  • Apply the skills of Coaching in any coaching situation using powerful questions, active listening, validation and scaling techniques.
  • Use the GROW Model to effectively conduct coaching conversations
  • Differentiate coaching from training, counselling and mentoring

Our Program apply an experiential approach to enable participants “learn by doing”. The methodology focuses on:

  • Interactive Coaching by instructors
  • Individual and group exercises
  • Role-plays
  • Instructor briefings
  • Case studies and simulated activities
  • Action Plans

PROGRAMME OFFERED

PROGRAMME OFFERED

  • Retail Operations Management
  • Retail Sales Operations
  • Fast Food Operations
  1. Login and Launch eTRiS
  2. Click on ‘Application’
  3. Select from menu ‘Grant’ >’Apply Grant’
  4. Select SLDN Scheme from menu ‘Scheme Code’ > ‘Apply’
  5. Then fill up the form accordingly.
  6. For detailed instructions kindly download User Guide (External) and go to Section 10 Application for SLDN Scheme
  7. Employers will conduct interviews to select the candidates and successful candidates are required to sign apprenticeship contracts with the sponsoring employers.
  8. Two (2) copies of apprenticeship contracts for each apprentice duly filled, signed and stamped must be sent to PSMB.
  1. Login to HRDF Portal and launch eTRiS.
  2. Click on ‘Application’ icon
  3. Select from menu, click on ‘Claim’.
  4. Choose either you want to ‘Submit Claims with Grants’ or ‘Submit Other Claims’.
  5. Please fill in the online form together with the supporting document, then click on ‘Submit’ button.
  6. Click here to start claim.

Click here to Apply

TRAINER AND COACHES TRANSFORMATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

TRAINER AND COACHES TRANSFORMATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

Train the Traine
Coaching for performance

At the end of the Program, participants will be able to:

  • Apply the skills of Coaching in any coaching situation using powerful questions, active listening, validation and scaling techniques.
  • Use the GROW Model to effectively conduct coaching conversations
  • Differentiate coaching from training, counselling and mentoring

Our Program apply an experiential approach to enable participants “learn by doing”. The methodology focuses on:

  • Interactive Coaching by instructors
  • Individual and group exercises
  • Role-plays
  • Instructor briefings
  • Case studies and simulated activities
  • Action Plans

Program Outline

Conduct interview (s) with HR and/or L&D team OR senior management team (where possible) to understand Client’s talent development and coaching programs and issues

The feedback will assist us in tailoring and customizing the program to the needs of learners and Organization

It will be a 2-day experiential program focused on the following:

  • What is Coaching?
  • Coaching in Client Organization – its role and purpose
  • Coaching Skills – Building Trust, Asking Powerful Questions, Active Listening, Validation and Scaling Technique
  • The GROW Model
  • Skills Practice – Putting it All Together

Reinforcement of learning is important to ensure sustainability of skills development.

  1. Participants will work on Action Plans developed during the workshop
  2. Immediate Superiors of participants must play an active role to reinforce learning by providing feedback and reviews

Program Outline

Conduct interview (s) with HR and/or L&D team OR senior management team (where possible) to understand Client’s talent development and coaching programs and issues

The feedback will assist us in tailoring and customizing the program to the needs of learners and Organization

It will be a 2-day experiential program focused on the following:

  • What is Coaching?
  • Coaching in Client Organization – its role and purpose
  • Coaching Skills – Building Trust, Asking Powerful Questions, Active Listening, Validation and Scaling Technique
  • The GROW Model
  • Skills Practice – Putting it All Together

Reinforcement of learning is important to ensure sustainability of skills development.

  1. Participants will work on Action Plans developed during the workshop
  2. Immediate Superiors of participants must play an active role to reinforce learning by providing feedback and reviews

WHAT IS RECOGNITION FOR PRIOR ACHIEVEMENT (RPA)?

Recognition for Prior Achievement (Pengiktirafan Pencapaian Terdahulu-PPT)is a special programme to award National Skill Certificates (SKM) to employees who have no formal qualification but can demonstrate skills that have been outlined in the National Occupational Skills Standards (NOSS) based on working experience and achievement held. This system support Life Long Learning.

Courses accredited are:

  1. National Skill Certificate (SKM) Retail Operation Management Level 3
  2. National Skill Certificate (SKM) Retail Sales Operation – Level 2 & 3
  3. National Skill Certificate (SKM) Fast Food Preparation – Level 2
  4. National Skill Certificate (SKM) Fast Food Operations Management – Level 3

Certificates are awarded by Department Of Skills Development (DSD), Ministry of Human Resources Malaysia and is based on the current NOSS.

Open to anyone who has the skills and knowledge without regard to when, how and where it is obtained either through work experience, life experience or training (formal or informal).

Getting a formal and recognised qualification will give you:

  • Recognition
  • Personal Satisfaction
  • Motivation
  • An opportunity to get promoted, change your job (career development) and acquire more skills and knowledge (further studies)

Benefits to individuals

  • Opportunity to receive recognition and gives the satisfaction and motivation to improve themselves;
  • Certificate in a short time (no need to attend classes / training / sat for the test) and
  • Can contribute to career development.

Benefits to employers

  • Improve productivity and performance;
  • Save costs for employee training and certification, and
  • Enhance the company image

Benefit to the country

  • Increasing the number of qualified talent;
  • Generating the industrial sector with the increase in skilled workforce;
  • Country’s image in the eyes of the world in terms of services and products, and
  • Attracts foreign investors to invest in the country

WHAT IS RECOGNITION FOR PRIOR ACHIEVEMENT (RPA)?

WHAT IS RECOGNITION FOR PRIOR ACHIEVEMENT (RPA)?

Recognition for Prior Achievement (Pengiktirafan Pencapaian Terdahulu-PPT)is a special programme to award National Skill Certificates (SKM) to employees who have no formal qualification but can demonstrate skills that have been outlined in the National Occupational Skills Standards (NOSS) based on working experience and achievement held. This system support Life Long Learning.

Courses accredited are:

  1. National Skill Certificate (SKM) Retail Operation Management Level 3
  2. National Skill Certificate (SKM) Retail Sales Operation – Level 2 & 3
  3. National Skill Certificate (SKM) Fast Food Preparation – Level 2
  4. National Skill Certificate (SKM) Fast Food Operations Management – Level 3

Certificates are awarded by Department Of Skills Development (DSD), Ministry of Human Resources Malaysia and is based on the current NOSS.

Open to anyone who has the skills and knowledge without regard to when, how and where it is obtained either through work experience, life experience or training (formal or informal).

Getting a formal and recognised qualification will give you:

  • Recognition
  • Personal Satisfaction
  • Motivation
  • An opportunity to get promoted, change your job (career development) and acquire more skills and knowledge (further studies)

Benefits to individuals

  • Opportunity to receive recognition and gives the satisfaction and motivation to improve themselves;
  • Certificate in a short time (no need to attend classes / training / sat for the test) and
  • Can contribute to career development.

Benefits to employers

  • Improve productivity and performance;
  • Save costs for employee training and certification, and
  • Enhance the company image

Benefit to the country

  • Increasing the number of qualified talent;
  • Generating the industrial sector with the increase in skilled workforce;
  • Country’s image in the eyes of the world in terms of services and products, and
  • Attracts foreign investors to invest in the country

Courses conducted by THAMES OXFORD ACADEMY are;

Courses conducted by THAMES OXFORD ACADEMY are;

  • 1. DURATION

    Based on the skill level that has been predetermined in the Malaysian Skills Certification System (CBMS)

  • 2. PRACTICAL-THEORY RATIO

    70% to 80% of practical training in industry and 20% to 30% of theoretical training at the training center

  • 3. CONCEPT

    Self-learning approach (Self-reliant Learning)

  • 4. METHOD OF DELIVERY

    Day Release System
    For example, practical training for 4 days in the companyfollowed by one day of theory class at a related training centre.
    Block Release System

  • 5. AWARD OF CERTIFICATE

    Malaysian Skills Certificate (1,2,3), the Malaysian Skills Diploma (DKM) and the Malaysian Skills Advanced Diploma (DLKM)

JPK 1000
logo SkillsMalaysia2
SLDN 400

THE PROCESS OF ACCREDITATION:

  1. Registration
  2. Portfolio Development
  3. Verification (evidence of competency/skill level)
  4. Certification
National Dual Training System

SHARPER SKILLS STRONGER WORFORCE
NDTS is the acronym for National Dual Training System. ‘Dual’ means training in two learning situations where training is a joint venture between companies and training institutions.

This is an industry-oriented training scheme that combines workplace and institutional training. School leavers or existing workers who meet the criteria can be offered an apprenticeship opportunity by a sponsoring company to undergo training.

A contract is signed between the company and the apprentices prior to the training. Apprentices are given an allowance throughout the training by the company and are obliged to work with the company upon completion if they are offered employment.

The hands-on training is conducted continuously and the apprentice is expected to get through the assessment as well as the final test which will be conducted at the end of the training programme. Successful apprentices will be awarded with the national skills qualification by Department of Skills Development (DSD).

Why National Dual Training System

The NDTS with its industry oriented training concept is deemed superior to institutional-based training because:

  1. Minimize mismatch (quality and quantity) between the companies’ requirement and skilled workforce development through demand-driven orientation.
  2. Training is based on work process approach under actual work conditions
  3. The need for continuous technological advancement.
  4. Minimize dependence on foreign workers.
  5. Increase the speed of transferring technology by providing training in actual working environment
  6. Inculcates positive training culture in companies, especially in SMEs.

NDTS Benefits

Financial Incentives

  • Reduce the cost of hiring skilled workers in terms of training, evaluation, advertising and selection.
  • Eligible for tax deduction under the Income Tax Act 1967 or eligible to claim training fees from the Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) for companies / employers who qualify.

Raising the Quality of Productivity

  • Improve the quality of work, for employees who are trained are in accordance with the needs of industry.
  • Increase productivity as workers under NDTS can meet the needs of the entire job.
  • Improve competiveness as the company / employer is provided with sufficient and relevant skilled workers.
  • Increase the use of more efficient new technologies because NDTS apprentices are exposed to a wide range of new technologies during the learning process.

Human Capacity Development

  • Improve the quality as the training provided over a specific period of time is based on the diversity of industrial processes.
  • Provide a positive impact in terms of employee performance and employee satisfaction.
  • Enhance the image of the company / employer as a producer of K-Workers to implement national social responsibility.
  • Helps create an additional mechanism for the purpose of promotion and enhance the skills of existing workers.
  • Provide opportunities for existing skilled workers in industries to be exposed to knowledge and training skills.

Benefits to Apprentice
Certification

Successful apprentices in the assessment and meet the requirements will be awarded SKM Level 1, 2, 3, DKM or DLKM by JPK-based program.

Career Development

Apprentices who successfully complete the 2 year course have the opportunity for career development as follows:

    • Eligible for the DKM programme.
    • Instructor in industrial training institutes.
    • Self-employed.
    • Opportunities for promotion
JPK 1000
logo SkillsMalaysia2
SLDN 400

THE PROCESS OF ACCREDITATION :

  1. Registration
  2. Portfolio Development
  3. Verification (evidence of competency/skill level)
  4. Certification
National Dual Training System

SHARPER SKILLS STRONGER WORFORCE
NDTS is the acronym for National Dual Training System. ‘Dual’ means training in two learning situations where training is a joint venture between companies and training institutions.

This is an industry-oriented training scheme that combines workplace and institutional training. School leavers or existing workers who meet the criteria can be offered an apprenticeship opportunity by a sponsoring company to undergo training.

A contract is signed between the company and the apprentices prior to the training. Apprentices are given an allowance throughout the training by the company and are obliged to work with the company upon completion if they are offered employment.

The hands-on training is conducted continuously and the apprentice is expected to get through the assessment as well as the final test which will be conducted at the end of the training programme. Successful apprentices will be awarded with the national skills qualification by Department of Skills Development (DSD).

Why National Dual Training System

The NDTS with its industry oriented training concept is deemed superior to institutional-based training because:

  1. Minimize mismatch (quality and quantity) between the companies’ requirement and skilled workforce development through demand-driven orientation.
  2. Training is based on work process approach under actual work conditions
  3. The need for continuous technological advancement.
  4. Minimize dependence on foreign workers.
  5. Increase the speed of transferring technology by providing training in actual working environment
  6. Inculcates positive training culture in companies, especially in SMEs.

NDTS Benefits

Financial Incentives

  • Reduce the cost of hiring skilled workers in terms of training, evaluation, advertising and selection.
  • Eligible for tax deduction under the Income Tax Act 1967 or eligible to claim training fees from the Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) for companies / employers who qualify.

Raising the Quality of Productivity

  • Improve the quality of work, for employees who are trained are in accordance with the needs of industry.
  • Increase productivity as workers under NDTS can meet the needs of the entire job.
  • Improve competiveness as the company / employer is provided with sufficient and relevant skilled workers.
  • Increase the use of more efficient new technologies because NDTS apprentices are exposed to a wide range of new technologies during the learning process.

Human Capacity Development

  • Improve the quality as the training provided over a specific period of time is based on the diversity of industrial processes.
  • Provide a positive impact in terms of employee performance and employee satisfaction.
  • Enhance the image of the company / employer as a producer of K-Workers to implement national social responsibility.
  • Helps create an additional mechanism for the purpose of promotion and enhance the skills of existing workers.
  • Provide opportunities for existing skilled workers in industries to be exposed to knowledge and training skills.

Benefits to Apprentice
Certification

Successful apprentices in the assessment and meet the requirements will be awarded SKM Level 1, 2, 3, DKM or DLKM by JPK-based program.

Career Development

Apprentices who successfully complete the 2 year course have the opportunity for career development as follows:

    • Eligible for the DKM programme.
    • Instructor in industrial training institutes.
    • Self-employed.
    • Opportunities for promotion

THE PROCESS OF ACCREDITATION:

  1. Registration
  2. Portfolio Development
  3. Verification (evidence of competency/skill level)
  4. Certification
National Dual Training System

SHARPER SKILLS STRONGER WORFORCE
NDTS is the acronym for National Dual Training System. ‘Dual’ means training in two learning situations where training is a joint venture between companies and training institutions.

This is an industry-oriented training scheme that combines workplace and institutional training. School leavers or existing workers who meet the criteria can be offered an apprenticeship opportunity by a sponsoring company to undergo training.

A contract is signed between the company and the apprentices prior to the training. Apprentices are given an allowance throughout the training by the company and are obliged to work with the company upon completion if they are offered employment.

The hands-on training is conducted continuously and the apprentice is expected to get through the assessment as well as the final test which will be conducted at the end of the training programme. Successful apprentices will be awarded with the national skills qualification by Department of Skills Development (DSD).

Why National Dual Training System

The NDTS with its industry oriented training concept is deemed superior to institutional-based training because:

  1. Minimize mismatch (quality and quantity) between the companies’ requirement and skilled workforce development through demand-driven orientation.
  2. Training is based on work process approach under actual work conditions
  3. The need for continuous technological advancement.
  4. Minimize dependence on foreign workers.
  5. Increase the speed of transferring technology by providing training in actual working environment
  6. Inculcates positive training culture in companies, especially in SMEs.

NDTS Benefits

Financial Incentives

  • Reduce the cost of hiring skilled workers in terms of training, evaluation, advertising and selection.
  • Eligible for tax deduction under the Income Tax Act 1967 or eligible to claim training fees from the Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) for companies / employers who qualify.

Raising the Quality of Productivity

  • Improve the quality of work, for employees who are trained are in accordance with the needs of industry.
  • Increase productivity as workers under NDTS can meet the needs of the entire job.
  • Improve competiveness as the company / employer is provided with sufficient and relevant skilled workers.
  • Increase the use of more efficient new technologies because NDTS apprentices are exposed to a wide range of new technologies during the learning process.

Human Capacity Development

  • Improve the quality as the training provided over a specific period of time is based on the diversity of industrial processes.
  • Provide a positive impact in terms of employee performance and employee satisfaction.
  • Enhance the image of the company / employer as a producer of K-Workers to implement national social responsibility.
  • Helps create an additional mechanism for the purpose of promotion and enhance the skills of existing workers.
  • Provide opportunities for existing skilled workers in industries to be exposed to knowledge and training skills.

Benefits to Apprentice
Certification

Successful apprentices in the assessment and meet the requirements will be awarded SKM Level 1, 2, 3, DKM or DLKM by JPK-based program.

Career Development

Apprentices who successfully complete the 2 year course have the opportunity for career development as follows:

    • Eligible for the DKM programme.
    • Instructor in industrial training institutes.
    • Self-employed.
    • Opportunities for promotion

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