INSTEP Continues to Accelerate Human Capital Development

On 6 June 2024, 73 learners from Technical Energy Enrichment Program (TEP) Plus Programme had received their completion certificate after completing their 18 months training programme in Institut Teknologi Petroleum PETRONAS (INSTEP). 

TEP is a 18-month pre-employment sponsorship programme, sponsored by PETRONAS Carigali Sarawak Asset, Sabah Asset (SBA) and Sarawak Asset (SKA). It is specially designed to develop essential technical competencies to upskill and
produce certified job-ready technician with skills of tomorrow to support the global energy industry.

This batch is the first batch of sponsored learners from upstream industries for 18-month training programme, for technical trades such as electrical, instrument, production and mechanical.

The INSTEP signature training programme is tailored to cater upskilling and upgrading of technical competencies through theoretical and practical learning. The blended learning solutions also include On-Job-Training in Upstream Downstream Training Plant (UDTP), INSTEP.

Also present during the event were M Nazlee B Rasol, Senior General Manager, PMA, and M Johan Ariff B M Supian, Senior General Manager, SBA, alongside INSTEP management team.

Chief Executive Officer of INSTEP, Mohamad bin Nasir said INSTEP is keen in supporting human capital development by being PETRONAS’ competency development partner. INSTEP’s role is to equip the young talents with the technical skills to contribute back to the development of country.

Syarafuddin Salleh, 28 one of SKA sponsored graduates mentioned his gratefulness to be selected to join TEP in INSTEP, that had taught him importance of having proficient skills and competency prior entering working environment, where every live is valuable.

Whilst another graduates, Darian Jan Ting anak Frankie, 29 mentioned of a ‘life-changing opportunity at INSTEP’, since TEP did not only provide him with invaluable skills but also opened doors to a network of industry seniors who became his mentors and inspiration.

On 6 June 2024, 73 learners from Technical Energy Enrichment Program (TEP) Plus Programme had received their completion certificate after completing their 18 months training programme in Institut Teknologi Petroleum PETRONAS (INSTEP). 

TEP is a 18-month pre-employment sponsorship programme, sponsored by PETRONAS Carigali Sarawak Asset, Sabah Asset (SBA) and Sarawak Asset (SKA). It is specially designed to develop essential technical competencies to upskill and produce certified job-ready technician with skills of tomorrow to support the global energy industry.

 

This batch is the first batch of sponsored learners from upstream industries for 18-month training programme, for technical trades such as electrical, instrument, production and mechanical.

The INSTEP signature training programme is tailored to cater upskilling and upgrading of technical competencies through theoretical and practical learning. The blended learning solutions also include On-Job-Training in Upstream Downstream Training Plant (UDTP), INSTEP.

Also present during the event were M Nazlee B Rasol, Senior General Manager, PMA, and M Johan Ariff B M Supian, Senior General Manager, SBA, alongside INSTEP management team.

Chief Executive Officer of INSTEP, Mohamad bin Nasir said INSTEP is keen in supporting human capital development by being PETRONAS’ competency development partner. INSTEP’s role is to equip the young talents with the technical skills to contribute back to the development of country.

Syarafuddin Salleh, 28 one of SKA sponsored graduates mentioned his gratefulness to be selected to join TEP in INSTEP, that had taught him importance of having proficient skills and competency prior entering working environment, where every live is valuable.

Whilst another graduates, Darian Jan Ting anak Frankie, 29 mentioned of a ‘life-changing opportunity at INSTEP’, since TEP did not only provide him with invaluable skills but also opened doors to a network of industry seniors who became his mentors and inspiration.

INSTEP dan Yayasan Pendidikan MAIDAM Terus Sokong Agenda TVET Nasional melalui Program Latihan Teknikal

Kuala Nerus, Malaysia, 27 Mei 2024 – INSTEP dengan kerjasama Yayasan Pendidikan MAIDAM (YPM), Terengganu, telah melaksanakan Program Latihan Teknikal Zakat Wakalah melibatkan anak-anak asnaf fakir dan miskin di negeri Terengganu.

Zakat Wakalah merupakan dasar pengembalian wang zakat oleh MAIDAM kepada entiti yang membayar zakat kepada Pusat Pungutan Zakat untuk diagihkan sendiri kepada asnaf yang layak. Dana As-Syakirin sebagai pemegang amanah yang menguruskan zakat PETRONAS mengambil peluang ini untuk menaja 27 asnaf terpilih untuk melanjutkan pelajaran mereka dalam bidang TVET minyak dan gas melalui program latihan teknikal selama 3 bulan di INSTEP.

Pengurus Besar INSTEP, En. Azhar Ahmad hadir memberikan ucapan aluan kepada syarikat perkhidmatan Terengganu yang hadir pada sesi Engage & Connect

Selama 12 minggu latihan di INSTEP, pelajar dilatih dalam pelbagai kemahiran asas berkenaan minyak dan gas iaitu pembaikan elektrikal dan mekanikal. Selain itu modul sampingan seperti Bahasa Inggeris, Pendidikan Islam dan kelestarian turut disertakan. Pelajar juga dilengkapkan dengan program pensijilan seperti AESP, First Aider, OGSP dan T-BOSIET.

Ini membolehkan para pelajar yang akan menamatkan program latihan ini mempunyai kebolehpasaran yang tinggi untuk berkerja dengan syarikat penyedia perkhidmatan minyak dan gas.

Sesi Engage and Connect dilaksanakan pada hari ini, merupakan satu platform untuk para pelajar tajaan Zakat Wakalah mendapat pendedahan mengenai bidang perkerjaan di dalam industri tenaga. Turut hadir pada sesi ini adalah En. Mohd Firdaus bin Mamat, YPM dan wakil syarikat penyedia perkhidmatan minyak dan gas beroperasi di Terengganu iaitu ANZ Engineering Sdn Bhd, EPIC OG Sdn Bhd, Elektro Serve (M) Sdn Bhd dan UBF Maintenance Sdn Bhd.

Menurut Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif INSTEP, Mohamad bin Nasir, “Program ini selari dengan agenda pembangunan modal insan dalam usaha membentuk masyarakat yang berkualiti melalui pendidikan dan peningkatan daya kemahiran teknikal rakyat Terenganu.”

Kuala Nerus, Malaysia, 27 Mei 2024 – INSTEP dengan kerjasama Yayasan Pendidikan MAIDAM (YPM), Terengganu, telah melaksanakan Program Latihan Teknikal Zakat Wakalah melibatkan anak-anak asnaf fakir dan miskin di negeri Terengganu.

Zakat Wakalah merupakan dasar pengembalian wang zakat oleh MAIDAM kepada entiti yang membayar zakat kepada Pusat Pungutan Zakat untuk diagihkan sendiri kepada asnaf yang layak. Dana As-Syakirin sebagai pemegang amanah yang menguruskan zakat PETRONAS mengambil peluang ini untuk menaja 27 asnaf terpilih untuk melanjutkan pelajaran mereka dalam bidang TVET minyak dan gas melalui program latihan teknikal selama 3 bulan di INSTEP.

Pengurus Besar INSTEP, En. Azhar Ahmad hadir memberikan ucapan aluan kepada syarikat perkhidmatan Terengganu yang hadir pada sesi Engage & Connect

Selama 12 minggu latihan di INSTEP, pelajar dilatih dalam pelbagai kemahiran asas berkenaan minyak dan gas iaitu pembaikan elektrikal dan mekanikal. Selain itu modul sampingan seperti Bahasa Inggeris, Pendidikan Islam dan kelestarian turut disertakan. Pelajar juga dilengkapkan dengan program pensijilan seperti AESP, First Aider, OGSP dan T-BOSIET.

Ini membolehkan para pelajar yang akan menamatkan program latihan ini mempunyai kebolehpasaran yang tinggi untuk berkerja dengan syarikat penyedia perkhidmatan minyak dan gas.

Sesi Engage and Connect dilaksanakan pada hari ini, merupakan satu platform untuk para pelajar tajaan Zakat Wakalah mendapat pendedahan mengenai bidang perkerjaan di dalam industri tenaga. Turut hadir pada sesi ini adalah En. Mohd Firdaus bin Mamat, YPM dan wakil syarikat penyedia perkhidmatan minyak dan gas beroperasi di Terengganu iaitu ANZ Engineering Sdn Bhd, EPIC OG Sdn Bhd, Elektro Serve (M) Sdn Bhd dan UBF Maintenance Sdn Bhd.

Menurut Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif INSTEP, Mohamad bin Nasir, “Program ini selari dengan agenda pembangunan modal insan dalam usaha membentuk masyarakat yang berkualiti melalui pendidikan dan peningkatan daya kemahiran teknikal rakyat Terenganu.”

INSTEP Ascends the MTM’s Top 10% Benchmark Ranking

Institut Teknologi Petroleum PETRONAS (INSTEP) proudly stands among the top 10% in Metrics That Matter (MTM) benchmark among Corporate Universities. The result was announced recently in March 2024. This serves as a testament to its unwavering commitment to technical learning delivery excellence.

MTM is a powerful learning and development platform that combines data from enterprise systems with feedback collected through evaluations. The achievements gained are evaluated using the metrics needed by MTM which are:
• Net Promoter Score
• Scrap Learning
• Estimated Performance Improvement

INSTEP’s success can be attributed to its steadfast dedication to customer satisfaction, as evidenced by its impressive performance metrics. With a commendable 68% Net Promoter Score (NPS), coupled with a remarkable 14% improvement in Scrap Learning and a significant 40% increase in Estimated Performance Improvement (EPI), INSTEP has clearly demonstrated its ability to not only meet but exceed beyond expectations

“INSTEP’s placement within the top 10% represents not only a remarkable statistical achievement but also signifies its consistent progress, a steady ascent from its previous position in the top 25% of the MTM benchmark cycle,” En. Mohamad bin Nasir, the Chief Executive Officer of INSTEP commented on this achievement. 

Institut Teknologi Petroleum PETRONAS (INSTEP) proudly stands among the top 10% in Metrics That Matter (MTM) benchmark among Corporate Universities. The result was announced recently in March 2024. This serves as a testament to its unwavering commitment to technical learning delivery excellence.

MTM is a powerful learning and development platform that combines data from enterprise systems with feedback collected through evaluations. The achievements gained are evaluated using the metrics needed by MTM which are:
• Net Promoter Score
• Scrap Learning
• Estimated Performance Improvement

INSTEP’s success can be attributed to its steadfast dedication to customer satisfaction, as evidenced by its impressive performance metrics. With a commendable 68% Net Promoter Score (NPS), coupled with a remarkable 14% improvement in Scrap Learning and a significant 40% increase in Estimated Performance Improvement (EPI), INSTEP has clearly demonstrated its ability to not only meet but exceed beyond expectations

“INSTEP’s placement within the top 10% represents not only a remarkable statistical achievement but also signifies its consistent progress, a steady ascent from its previous position in the top 25% of the MTM benchmark cycle,” En. Mohamad bin Nasir, the Chief Executive Officer of INSTEP commented on this achievement. 

Program Diploma Kemahiran Dalam Instrumentasi Perindustrian & Sistem Kawalan – Penyeliaan & Kawalan, Ambilan 2024

Permohonan untuk ambilan Program Diploma Kemahiran Dalam Instrumentasi Perindustrian & Sistem Kawalan – Penyeliaan & Kawalan, kini dibuka untuk tahun 2024. 

Tarikh tutup permohonan ialah pada 22 Jun 2024, 11:59 p.m. 

Pemohon boleh memohon menerusi pautan di sini atau layari https://www.instep.my/ktc-2024-application/ untuk mendaftar. Sila rujuk kepada panduan di bawah untuk mendaftar permohonan anda. 

Sebarang pertanyaan boleh disalurkan menerusi e-mel kepada ktc@petronas.com.my.

Permohonan untuk ambilan Program Diploma Kemahiran Dalam Instrumentasi Perindustrian & Sistem Kawalan – Penyeliaan & Kawalan, kini dibuka untuk tahun 2024. 

Tarikh tutup permohonan ialah pada 22 Jun 2024, 11:59 p.m. 

Pemohon boleh memohon menerusi pautan di sini atau layari https://www.instep.my/ktc-2024-application/ untuk mendaftar. Sila rujuk kepada panduan di bawah untuk mendaftar permohonan anda. 

Sebarang pertanyaan boleh disalurkan menerusi e-mel kepada ktc@petronas.com.my atau instep@petronas.com.my.

INSTEP Initiates Its First Inaugural Collaboration for The TEP Programme

On 2 March 2024, INSTEP joyously greeted 154 new onboardees into the Technical Energy Enrichment Programme (TEP) under sponsorship by Downstream and Gas Business Operating Units (OPUs).

The 10-month pre-employment sponsorship initiative is designed to cultivate crucial technical skills and instil a generative culture to propel individuals’ careers within the energy sector.

In a notable development for this March cohort, PETRONAS initiates its inaugural collaboration with an external partner, Shell, merging the TEP with Shell’s sponsorship programme. PETRONAS supports 130 learners, while Shell backs 24 learners.

Furthermore, this intake comprises learners in Production, Mechanical, Instrumentation, and Electrical trade, predominantly from the East Coast Region, Sabah, and Sarawak.

During the registration day, learners from all corners of Malaysia registered for the programme, accompanied by their families bidding them farewell.

The programme’s culmination is set for 2 January 2025. In the meantime, let’s extend a hearty welcome to all the newcomers!

On 2 March 2024, INSTEP joyously greeted 154 new onboardees into the Technical Energy Enrichment Programme (TEP) under sponsorship by Downstream and Gas Business Operating Units (OPUs).

The 10-month pre-employment sponsorship initiative is designed to cultivate crucial technical skills and instil a generative culture to propel individuals’ careers within the energy sector.

In a notable development for this March cohort, PETRONAS initiates its inaugural collaboration with an external partner, Shell, merging the TEP with Shell’s sponsorship programme. PETRONAS supports 130 learners, while Shell backs 24 learners.

Furthermore, this intake comprises learners in Production, Mechanical, Instrumentation, and Electrical trade, predominantly from the East Coast Region, Sabah, and Sarawak.

During the registration day, learners from all corners of Malaysia registered for the programme, accompanied by their families bidding them farewell.

The programme’s culmination is set for 2 January 2025. In the meantime, let’s extend a hearty welcome to all the newcomers!

‘Connect & Collaborate’ Bersama Pemegang Taruh INSTEP

Seramai 16 pemegang taruh dari pelbagai organisasi terdiri dari penguatkuasa, badan kerajaan, organisasi yang mengiktiraf akreditasi dan pensijilan program, dan juga rakan perkongsian telah hadir pada satu bengkel pengenalan kepada hubungan pemegang taruh, ‘Connect & Collaborate with Institut Teknologi Petroleum PETRONAS (INSTEP)’, pada 6 Mac 2024 di Hotel Raia, Kuala Terengganu.

Hubungan bersama pemegang taruh adalah penting kepada INSTEP untuk menjalankan peranannya sebagai institut latihan teknikal melalui perolehan lesen operasi dan menjaga reputasi syarikat di mata orang awam

Menurut Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif INSTEP, En. Idris bin Ibrahim, “Pengurusan pihak pemegang taruh bukanlah sekadar tanggungjawab, ia adalah komitmen kepada kerjasama, komunikasi, dan persefahaman bersama.

En. Idris bin Ibrahim turut menambah, “Dengan adanya program ini, kami membuktikan komitmen kami untuk terus mengembangkan hubungan kerjasama bersama pelbagai pihak pemegang taruh.”

Seramai 16 pemegang taruh dari pelbagai organisasi terdiri dari penguatkuasa, badan kerajaan, organisasi yang mengiktiraf akreditasi dan pensijilan program, dan juga rakan perkongsian telah hadir pada satu bengkel pengenalan kepada hubungan pemegang taruh, ‘Connect & Collaborate with Institut Teknologi Petroleum PETRONAS (INSTEP)’, pada 6 Mac 2024 di Hotel Raia, Kuala Terengganu.

Hubungan bersama pemegang taruh adalah penting kepada INSTEP untuk menjalankan peranannya sebagai institut latihan teknikal melalui perolehan lesen operasi dan menjaga reputasi syarikat di mata orang awam

Menurut Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif INSTEP, En. Idris bin Ibrahim, “Pengurusan pihak pemegang taruh bukanlah sekadar tanggungjawab, ia adalah komitmen kepada kerjasama, komunikasi, dan persefahaman bersama.

En. Idris bin Ibrahim turut menambah, “Dengan adanya program ini, kami membuktikan komitmen kami untuk terus mengembangkan hubungan kerjasama bersama pelbagai pihak pemegang taruh.”

Safety Beyond Borders: INSTEP Welcomes 16 INPEX Trainees for HSE-OJT Training Programme

As part of INSTEP’s initiative in serving clients from around the world, 16 engineers from INPEX Corporation, a Japanese exploration and production company, were celebrated on 7 January 2023.

The HSE-OJT training programme that runs between 7 January and 1 February will accommodate all 16 learners through a one-month programme which focuses on occupational and environmental safety aspects and practices in the oil & gas industry.

Senior Manager of Learning Experience, Dr. Azir Salleh delivering his welcoming remarks during the opening ceremony.

During his welcoming remarks, Dr. Azir Salleh said that “The continuous collaboration between INSTEP and INPEX Corporation is a strong indicator of INSTEP’s status as the trusted technical learning solutions partner in creating a sustainable talent pipeline, both domestically and internationally.”

Dr. Azir also promised that the enriching learning experience throughout the 4 weeks at INSTEP campus will equip the trainees with the necessary knowledge and skills for their career development.

As part of INSTEP’s initiative in serving clients from around the world, 16 engineers from INPEX Corporation, a Japanese exploration and production company, were celebrated on 7 January 2023.

The HSE-OJT training programme that runs between 7 January and 1 February will accommodate all 16 learners through a one-month programme which focuses on occupational and environmental safety aspects and practices in the oil & gas industry.

Senior Manager of Learning Experience, Dr. Azir Salleh delivering his welcoming remarks during the opening ceremony.

During his welcoming remarks, Dr. Azir Salleh said that “The continuous collaboration between INSTEP and INPEX Corporation is a strong indicator of INSTEP’s status as the trusted technical learning solutions partner in creating a sustainable talent pipeline, both domestically and internationally.”

Dr. Azir also promised that the enriching learning experience throughout the 4 weeks at INSTEP campus will equip the trainees with the necessary knowledge and skills for their career development.

Technical Energy Enrichment Programme (TEP) – 2024 Intake

Technical Energy Enrichment Programme (TEP) is a PETRONAS pre-employment sponsorship programme that is specifically designed to develop essential technical competencies with generative culture mindset to accelerate your career in the global energy industry.

For 2024 intake, PETRONAS has rolled out a 10 months pre-employment sponsorship programmes for downstream industry.

Upon completion of this programme, you will be a certified job-ready technician with skills of tomorrow to support the global energy industry.

For more information on the requirements and application procedure, simply refer to the brochure below or download the pdf here.

Application deadline is by 26 December 2023, Tuesday, 11:59 p.m. (GMT+8).  

Scan the QR Code above or click here to apply! Upon accessing the link, you will be brought to the myCampusX page, as shown below. Refer to the steps shown to register for the programme.

Should you require any help on registering for the programme, do reach us at instep@petronas.com for further enquiry or information. We would love to assist you!

Technical Energy Enrichment Programme (TEP) is a PETRONAS pre-employment sponsorship programme that is specifically designed to develop essential technical competencies with generative culture mindset to accelerate your career in the global energy industry.

For 2024 intake, PETRONAS has rolled out a 10 months pre-employment sponsorship programmes for downstream industry.

Upon completion of this programme, you will be a certified job-ready technician with skills of tomorrow to support the global energy industry.

For more information on the requirements and application procedure, simply refer to the brochure below or download the pdf here.

Application deadline is by 26 December 2023, Tuesday, 11:59 p.m. (GMT+8).  

Scan the QR Code above or click here to apply! Upon accessing the link, you will be brought to the myCampusX page, as shown below. Refer to the steps shown to register for the programme.

Should you require any help on registering for the programme, do reach us at instep@petronas.com for further enquiry or information. We would love to assist you!

Celebrating Hari Alam Sekitar Negara 2023 with Batu Rakit Beach Cleaning

A nationwide celebration for the environmentalist and green enthusiast, Hari Alam Sekitar Negara (HASN) 2023 is celebrated from 20 to 27 October annually. Since its inception in October 1989, HASN has been an annual commemoration by Malaysia Federal Government as its continuous support to educate environment knowledge and instil awareness of environmental conservation and reservation among local community. 

Morning sun did not deter the participants to actively clean the shoreline.

Acting as a platform for Batu Rakit neighbourhood to experience ‘Gotong Royong Kutip Sampah Sambil Riadah’ or more famously known as KUDAH, MBKT in collaboration with Department of Environment and UNISZA celebrated HASN with beach cleaning activity at Pantai Batu Rakit.

 

Armed with trash pickers and plastic bags, 150 participants together with 15 volunteers from INSTEP roamed the Pantai Batu Rakit shoreline, with a mission, to restore the pristine sand beach to be free with trash. 

264kg trash were collected throughout the programme.

With almost of 8 million tons of plastic in our ocean worldwide and even more winding up on beaches every day, it is always our duty to combat environmental harm, and beach cleaning is one of the efforts worth the try.

Echoing PETRONAS’ efforts in sustainability while highlighting our social impact branding through engagement with community, this activity served its purpose in celebrating the event, aligned with the theme of ‘Alam Sekitar Tanggungjawab Bersama’.

A nationwide celebration for the environmentalist and green enthusiast, Hari Alam Sekitar Negara (HASN) 2023 is celebrated from 20 to 27 October annually. Since its inception in October 1989, HASN has been an annual commemoration by Malaysia Federal Government as its continuous support to educate environment knowledge and instil awareness of environmental conservation and reservation among local community. 

Morning sun did not deter the participants to actively clean the shoreline.

Acting as a platform for Batu Rakit neighbourhood to experience ‘Gotong Royong Kutip Sampah Sambil Riadah’ or more famously known as KUDAH, MBKT in collaboration with Department of Environment and UNISZA celebrated HASN with beach cleaning activity at Pantai Batu Rakit.

 

Armed with trash pickers and plastic bags, 150 participants together with 15 volunteers from INSTEP roamed the Pantai Batu Rakit shoreline, with a mission, to restore the pristine sand beach to be free with trash. 

264kg trash were collected throughout the programme.

With almost of 8 million tons of plastic in our ocean worldwide and even more winding up on beaches every day, it is always our duty to combat environmental harm, and beach cleaning is one of the efforts worth the try.

Echoing PETRONAS’ efforts in sustainability while highlighting our social impact branding through engagement with community, this activity served its purpose in celebrating the event, aligned with the theme of ‘Alam Sekitar Tanggungjawab Bersama’.

INSTEP Elevates Technical Competency for 23 TEP Graduates under MRCSB Sponsorship

An avenue to celebrate the completion of 23 Technical Energy Enrichment (TEP) learners under Malaysia Refining Company Sdn. Bhd. (MRCSB) sponsorship, an intimate closing ceremony was held recently on 23 October 2023 in INSTEP, Batu Rakit. 

The ceremony was filled with a mix of emotions, a sense of pride for the accomplishments achieved, nostalgia for the experiences shared, and anticipation for the future endeavours.

Started their journey since February 2023, the 23 learners from Process, Electrical and Mechanical trade completed their 10-month study after enriching learning journey in INSTEP. The learning block for TEP is Comprised of Competency Based Assessment (CBA) modules, which are based on PETRONAS Occupational Skill Standard (POSS) and complemented with experiential learning at UDTP.

“As a leading downstream company dominating nearly 70% of Malaysia’s marketing, trading, and refining sectors, MRSCB proudly extends a warm welcome to our 23 new graduates. Embrace this opportunity as a pivotal moment in your journey to contribute to our nation’s economic prosperity and join our family in driving positive change,” En. Ahmad Farid b Yaacob, Chief Executive of MRCSB mentioned in his speech.

En. Arezudin delivered his opening remark during the event. 

“Keep in mind that as you venture further in your career later on, you will forever carry and represent the esteemed name of INSTEP. Be the exemplary ambassador of our brand, making us proud wherever your path leads,” En. Arezudin, Senior Manager of Technical Learning Solutions 2 mentioned in his speech during the event.

Prideful smiles were reflected on the learners face during the certificate giving session.

The learner’s representative, Muhammad Hafiz Rohan from Process Trade, rallied the progressive spirit from his batch mates through his speech during the event. “Let’s not be afraid to dream big. Our potential is limitless, and the world needs our unique talents, ideas, and contributions. Don’t let fear of failure hold you back. Instead, let it be the catalyst that propels you forward.”

The learners prepared a special performance during the event.

Ultimately, the event encapsulates the essence of a transformative journey. It is a celebration of accomplishments and an acknowledgment of the hard work invested by the learners throughout the 10 months of their training in INSTEP.

An avenue to celebrate the completion of 23 Technical Energy Enrichment (TEP) learners under Malaysia Refining Company Sdn. Bhd. (MRCSB) sponsorship, an intimate closing ceremony was held recently on 23 October 2023 in INSTEP, Batu Rakit. 

The ceremony was filled with a mix of emotions, a sense of pride for the accomplishments achieved, nostalgia for the experiences shared, and anticipation for the future endeavours.

Started their journey since February 2023, the 23 learners from Process, Electrical and Mechanical trade completed their 10-month study after enriching learning journey in INSTEP. The learning block for TEP is Comprised of Competency Based Assessment (CBA) modules, which are based on PETRONAS Occupational Skill Standard (POSS) and complemented with experiential learning at UDTP.

“As a leading downstream company dominating nearly 70% of Malaysia’s marketing, trading, and refining sectors, MRSCB proudly extends a warm welcome to our 23 new graduates. Embrace this opportunity as a pivotal moment in your journey to contribute to our nation’s economic prosperity and join our family in driving positive change,” En. Ahmad Farid b Yaacob, Chief Executive of MRCSB mentioned in his speech.

En. Arezudin delivered his opening remark during the event. 

“Keep in mind that as you venture further in your career later on, you will forever carry and represent the esteemed name of INSTEP. Be the exemplary ambassador of our brand, making us proud wherever your path leads,” En. Arezudin, Senior Manager of Technical Learning Solutions 2 mentioned in his speech during the event.

Prideful smiles were reflected on the learners face during the certificate giving session.

The learner’s representative, Muhammad Hafiz Rohan from Process Trade, rallied the progressive spirit from his batch mates through his speech during the event. “Let’s not be afraid to dream big. Our potential is limitless, and the world needs our unique talents, ideas, and contributions. Don’t let fear of failure hold you back. Instead, let it be the catalyst that propels you forward.”

The learners prepared a special performance during the event.

Ultimately, the event encapsulates the essence of a transformative journey. It is a celebration of accomplishments and an acknowledgment of the hard work invested by the learners throughout the 10 months of their training in INSTEP.