About the programme
It is an initiative under the Learn and Grow Program by the Manpower Planning and Employment Council (MPEC), Prime Minister’s Office, supported by the Lifelong Learning Centre (L3C), Ministry of Education. It provides funding assistance to local jobseekers and local employees in the private sector including freelance workers to reskill and upskill themselves by taking courses that are less than one year offered in the L3C portal.
The types of courses that are offered varies, including CET (Continuing Education and Training) short courses and professional courses. The list of courses will be reviewed from time to time according to the industry needs. Course methods are via classroom based, online learning and / or blended learning (online and classroom).
Priority areas are identified as follow :
- Hospitality & tourism
- Human resources
- Management skills
- Islamic studies
- ICT (including data analytics)
- Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)
- Transportation and Logistics