PPKS’ fully-funded certificate course intake is now open

Hallman (right) and his deputy executive director (Business Development & Marketing) Stanley Gona Chee Khiong showing the promotional flyer for Certificate in Safety and Health Officer Programme.

KUCHING, June 28: Sarawak Skills Development Centre (PPKS) Tabuan Jaya is taking in students for its Certificate in Safety and Health Officer (CiSHO) programme for the July and August 2019 sessions.

PPKS executive director Hallman Sabri said seats for the course is limited and is fully funded by the `Golongan Pekerja dan Future Workers’ (GPFW) scheme.

The funding covers both tuition fees and examination fees. Trainees who wish to enrol in the programme will only need to pay a registration fee of RM 250.

There will be two intakes this year, in July and August. Each intake is limited to 25 trainees.

Diploma and Bachelor’s degree holders, preferably from an engineering background, from the following categories are encouraged to submit their applications: Fresh Graduates, Unemployed Graduates, Retrenched Workers or those who have opted for the Voluntary Separation Scheme (VSS).


“Applicants must be between 21 and 45 years old,” said Hallman in a statement today.

During the six-month full-time programme, the trainees will attend classes (theory component) for three months at the PPKS Campus in Tabuan Jaya. Thereafter, the trainees will be required to embark on a three-month industrial attachment.

Upon completion of the programme and passing the examination, they will be awarded the Certificate in Safety and Health Officer by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

Those who have completed the programme will be able to apply for a wide range of positions in Occupational Safety and Health across the length and breadth of the industry.

For more information, contact Emelia Iris Junas at 082-364198/361535 or toll-free number at 1800-88-7757.

Enquiries may also be sent via WhatsApp to 011-12004034 or e-mail emelia@ppks.edu.my, or go to PPKS website www.ppks.edu.my. — DayakDaily