On the 21st of January 2021, The Manpower Industry Steering Committee (MISC) Working Group for Energy ( MISC WG Energy); a committee under the Manpower Planning and Employment Council ( MPEC), in collaboration with Brunei Shell Petroleum Co.Sdn.Bhd ( BSP), organized an Energy industry Engagement day. Held at V-Plaza Grand Hall, Kuala Belait.
The Industry Engagment Day aimed to update the Energy Industry and its business partners on the MISC-WG Energy implementation plan, affecting the workforce development programmes with focus on competence development programmes, work placement with the industry and competence assessment. The Engagement Day was a continuation of the last two Industry Engagements; the Competence Framework Industry Engagement held in March 2020 and the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Market Engagement Day held in August last year.
Invited speakers delivered presentations during the session to inform the audience on topics such as: the projected manpower demand in the Energy Industry and plans made by MISC Energy together with the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Energy to address the increasing supply of skilled workers. Representing Lifelong Learning Centre was Assistant Director (Academic): Walter Chong Meng Siong.
Alongside Walter Chong Meng Siong, were representatives from the centre’s Regulatory Division. The division manned a booth to inform the public of the services and programmes offered.