KUCHING — Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has educated 100 college students from six establishments of upper studying in Sarawak on digital upskilling by Petronas BeDigital Bootcamp with 50 of them receiving conditional job presents from Petronas and the programme companions.
Senior vice chairman of challenge supply and know-how Datuk Bacho Pilong stated the programme is without doubt one of the firm’s collaborations with the state in creating abilities to help the transition into a brand new financial system future.
“Petronas believes in future-proofing our folks by digital upskilling not solely throughout the enterprise but in addition amongst communities through which we function, in the direction of constructing a expertise pool that’s digitally empowered.
“Because the nationwide power firm, we’ll proceed to collaborate with authorities companies, business gamers and hiring companions in constructing a sustainable pipeline of digitally expert and dynamic abilities for Sarawak and Malaysia,” he stated on the BeDigital Bootcamp closing ceremony right here yesterday.
The 12-day bootcamp programme, which was launched final yr, was held for the primary time in Sarawak from Aug 14 to 25.
Bacho stated such initiative was designed for campers to boost their job prospects, enhance marketability and supply a possibility to discover the realm of digital entrepreneurship.
The six native universities concerned embrace Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Swinburne College, Curtin College, College of Expertise Sarawak (UTS), Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) and Universiti Putra Malaysia Kampus Bintulu (UPMKB).
The Sarawak version of the BeDigital Bootcamp noticed the involvement of companions, specifically Tata Consultancy Providers, Enfrasys Consulting Sdn Bhd, FPT Software program dan SEDC Vitality Sdn Bhd.
Additionally taking part are Sarawak Media Group, Sakura Ferroalloys, Schlumberger, LONGi Group, Sarawak Oil Palms Bhd, Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd and Sarawak Vitality Bhd. — BERNAMA