Published on August 24th, 2016 | by Amirul Mukminin0
17 Students Graduate from Perodua’s Youth Training Programme
Perodua’s longest running Corporate Responsibility Programme – the Perodua Youth Training Programme (PYTP) saw its 25th Convocation recently with 17 graduates receiving the Malaysia Skill Certificate Grade II.
With this certificate, graduates are recognised as assistant mechanics by the Malaysian Ministry of Human Resources.
“The PYTP is a Perodua annual Corporate Responsibility programme, which is under the compact carmaker’s “empowering youth through education” pillar,” Perodua President and CEO, Datuk (Dr) Aminar Rashid Salleh said.
Over 500 people were graduated from the PYTP programme since it began in the year 1999. Of the 500 graduates, 397 people were employed by Perodua.
The programme takes in SPM candidates, who are more inclined towards vocational and technical learning comparatively to academic pursuits. Lodging, food, transportation, basic medical facilities and a monthly allowance are provided.
During this years’ PYTP, Perodua also included seven additional students under the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN)’s Perbadanan Tabung Kemahiran (PTPK) to be part of this programme.
“We believe in sharing our success with Malaysia. We believe that knowledge and self-reliance are the best tools to empower our youths,” Aminar said.