Polman Negeri Babel, Holds Provision and Certification Test for Vocational Program in the Construction Sector
Polman Babel - Bangka Belitung State Manufacturing Polytechnic collaborates with the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing through the Directorate General of Construction Development in providing competency tests in the field of construction at the polytechnic level vocational program at the Polman Babel Hall building, Wednesday (30/08/2023)
This activity lasted for 1 day and was attended by 124 participants consisting of final year students of the D-IV Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Study Program and the D-III Machine Maintenance and Repair Engineering Study Program as well as the D-III Mechanical Design Engineering Study Program to support the Indonesian construction human resource development program and carry out the mandate of Law no. 2 of 2017 concerning Construction Services, namely that every construction worker is required to have a work competency certificate
Also giving a speech at the opening ceremony, the Head of the Palembang Region II Construction Services Center, Nanan Abidin., M.Si, said that one of the benefits is building character and providing job opportunities for students, which is the aim of collaboration for those who are ready to graduate and providing opportunities for certification tests to obtain certificates. competent.
In connection with this, in order to realize Indonesian Construction Human Resources who have competencies that are in line with the needs of the construction industry and fulfill the provisions for construction workers who have competency certificates, the Minister of Public Works and Public Housing as the Construction Services Supervisor needs to establish guidelines for the implementation of providing additional competencies and certificates. competence," he said.
"Through this program, we not only fulfill the obligations of the mandate of the Construction Services Law but can also improve the quality of entering the world of work after graduation. On the regulatory side, through Law No. 02 of 2017 concerning Construction Services. This law mandates that every service actor "Constructors are required to have competency certificates for both construction service business entities and construction workers," he added.
Meanwhile, Director of Polman Babel I Made Andik Setiawan, M.Eng., Ph.D. explained to all the participants present to take part in this activity well and to be grateful that this activity is free and funded by the state, that you as students are also the next generation of the nation so that you can be better, more competitive and don't let this opportunity be wasted. you have to graduate to get a competent certificate.
"In this case, students not only get a diploma, but there must be additional value with this certification after you graduate, it can definitely be used well and is very useful for work later," he explained.
Meanwhile, the Head of Implementation, Masdani., M.T, said that this activity was carried out to prepare students who would graduate by competing in their fields and who would ultimately receive competent certification from the Construction Services Development Institute if they were declared passed by the assessors.
"We hope that students will have skilled workers who are ready to work, they must be competent graduates and certified professionals so that they have sufficient provisions for the world of work," he stressed.