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Perak spends RM4.3m to reskill 1,500 who lost jobs during MCO

Malay Mail, Malaysia, 11 June 2020 - The Perak government has allocated RM4.3 million for the Workforce Transformation Programme to help 1,500 people who lost their jobs due to the movement control order to contain Covid-19.

Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu said that the first phase of the programme under the state Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) committee will be implemented for three training scheme categories.

 
 

“The first category is the Workforce Transition Training followed by Workforce Retention Scheme and lastly Skill Improvement Training,” he told a press conference at his office in the State Secretariat Building.

Under the first category, he said that the scheme focuses on re-skilling individuals who have lost their jobs in order to place them in industries which offer employment opportunities.

 

“Through this scheme, participants will undergo a one-month short training with an allowance of RM500,” he said.

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Source: https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2020/06/11/perak-spends-rm4.3m-to-reskill-1500-who-lost-jobs-during-mco/1874498

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