In ushering the digitalisation of Malaysian companies to stay competitive through redeployment of their non technical workers into digital positions, the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) and MIGHT is launching the “Digital Reskilling Programme for Industry” with delivery partner Air Asia Academy of AirAsia using Google-based curriculum.
The programme is an introductory course to familiarize non-IT background workers to the concepts of software programming. It will be run on part time basis for 78 days (approximately 4 months) covering 156 hours of online classes. It will involve classes and assessments. Participants must complete a minimum of 80% (126 hours) of training to be eligible for certificate of completion and pass the assessments to receive certificate of competency from RBA.
This is a company-based program. It is open for Malaysian citizens of Malaysian companies only. It is provided free of charge to participating companies and will not involve HRDF claims. Although the classes are expected to run after daytime working hours, the companies are expected to allow the participating workers to attend classes or assignments in order to complete the study.
The background of the targeted participants are those with:
The programme will select participants based on first come first serve basis and may limit the number of participants for individual companies to a maximum of 2 participants, subject to availability.
The classes will be concurrently run in 6 cohorts accommodating 25 pax per cohort. The expected date for commencement will be:
Cohort 1: July 26th 2021
Cohort 2: July 26th 2021
Cohort 3: January 10th 2022
Cohort 4: January 22nd 2022
Cohort 5: June 2022
Cohort 6: June 2022