Hard work,commitment raise value of workforce

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

LOCAL youths who underwent the Scaffolding Course were reminded by the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports to work hard with commitment in showing that they are on par with or even, better than the foreign workforce.

Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Laila Diraja Dato Seri Setia Hj Hazair Hj Abdullah was giving a speech during the Certificate Ceremony for the second and third intakes of the Short Scaffolding Course at the Youth Development Centre.

The Minister said that by showing locals can compete with foreign workforce, it will erase doubts and negative impression on the value and quality of the local employees.

He added that “it is the responsibility of local employees to raise the image and value of their competitiveness in the job market.”

The Minister also reminded the graduates to look at work in a positive light as a responsibility and a trust that needs to be executed with discipline. The General Manager of Blue Oceanic Management Services Hj Rambli Hj Kikil, the company that helped trained said “They had learnt the challenging work system, while also learning about the safety procedures when working with heights so that their work would be done perfectly and in accordance with proper safety standards.”

He added that the trainees would also get the necessary skills and experience that is also demanded by the Oil and Gas Industry. A total of 41 trainees received certificates from the Minister and had also signed contracts with both Shika Sdn Bhd and Perdasa Sdn Bhd; with 30 youth trainees singing for Shika Sdn Bhd and 11 signing for Perdasa Sdn Bhd.

The fourth installment of the Scaffolding Course will start in October with 25 youths already registered to undergo the course.

The Brunei Times