History

Pusat Pembangunan Kemahiran Sarawak (PPKS)


Pusat Pembangunan Kemahiran Sarawak (PPKS) is an organisation formed under the Societies Act 1966 in 1994. It was established through the efforts of the Ministry of Industrial Development Sarawak. Founder members were invited by the then State Secretary to establish PPKS. At the inaugural meeting, 15 companies were present and they became the founder members of PPKS.

PPKS works closely with its stakeholders (the Government and Industry) to produce a qualified and competent workforce through continuous learning and development. The industry plays a leading role in managing and determining the direction of the centre through its representatives in the Management Council. PPKS has strong support from the industry, with more than 65 members from the broad spectrum of industry.


Corporate Milestones


Centre of Excellence in Technology (COET) - since 2017 to conduct Industry 4.0 programmes.

Approved International Accredited Centre by Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran (JPK) for Diploma in Computer System.

Winner of Human Resources Development Award 2015 (Training Provider Category) by Ministry of Human Resources Malaysia.

Main organizer of the World Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Conference 2015 in collaboration with the International Vocational Education and Training Association (IVETA) and the Sarawak State Government.

Over 54,000 graduates since 1994.

19 programmes with 5-Star and 4-Star Rating from Department of Skills Development Malaysia (Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran). 36 approved programmes in skills training and academic programmes.

Employability rate of 89% within 6 months after graduation.

Strong support from PPKS’s Members, comprising more than 65 members from various industries.

Collaboration with international and local learning institutions.

Conduct Trainee Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (TAME) Programme in Sarawak.

Approved training provider for SME Corporation Grant Scheme in Sarawak.

Appointed Private Vocational College by Ministry of Education.