The Ministry of Manpower will Make Batam the Pioneer of the Establishment of a Work Training Center


Suara.com – The Ministry of Manpower (Kemnaker) plans to make Batam City, Riau Islands Province as a pioneer in establishing a Work Training Center (BLK) in the middle of an industrial area. Later, BLK Batam City will be focused on job training programs that are specifically for the types of vocations needed by industries around the Batam area.

“Of course, the availability of job training will refer to the growth and development of industries around Batam and tailored to the needs of its workforce,” said Director General of Binalattas of the Ministry of Manpower, Budi Hartawan, in handing over land certificates for the construction of BLK Batam from the Batam City National Defense Agency to the Ministry of Manpower, Kepri. , Wednesday (17/2/2021).

Indonesia has many industrial estates that require a lot of competent and skilled workers in accordance with the needs of the business world and the industrial world (DUDI). Unfortunately, there is not a single industrial area that has the Ministry of Manpower’s Ministry of Manpower’s Central Technical Service Unit Work Training Center (UPTP).

Budi added that later the human resources (HR) that will be produced by Batam City BLK are expected to be able to meet industrial needs, both in the Batam City area and the Riau Islands Province as a whole.

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“Some of the vocations we recommend include welding, manufacturing engineering, electrical engineering, logistics, information technology, communication, automotive, and tourism,” added Director General Budi.

Budi hopes that the capacity of BLK Batam, which will be built on an area of ​​4.2 hectares, can become a center for skilled labor in the Kabil Industrial Area, so that it can meet skilled workers in Batam City and Riau Islands Province.

“The construction of BLK in Batam City can make a very significant contribution to the provision of skilled labor through the implementation of training programs that link and match the needs in the Batam area,” continued Budi.

Meanwhile, the Mayor of Batam, Muhammad Rudi, hopes that the construction of BLK Batam can be realized quickly.

“Hopefully BLK in Batam City can train young people from Batam, especially in the IT field,” he said.

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Director of PT Kabil Citranusa, Peters Vincen, said that the Batam City BLK which will be built soon can improve the quality of employees and job seekers in Batam city who really need training.


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