UiTM receives grant for students’ career advancement

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UiTM Researchers who received Marketability Grant

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Malaysia was recently awarded Marketability Grant worth RM1,135,000. The funding is granted to the researchers from the College of Engineering headed by Assoc. Prof. Ir Ts Dr Azita Laily Yusof with team members; Assoc. Prof. Ir Ts Dr Juliana Johari, Assoc. Prof. Ir Ts Dr Norsuzila Ya’acob, Ir Ts Dr Nani Fadzlina Naim and Ir Ts Dr Suhaila Subahir.

The Marketability Grant is explicitly for the Telecommunications Engineering Competency Certification Course Program under the KPT Career Advancement Program (Penjana KPT-CAP). The grant is intended to enhance the added value of graduates in terms of professional qualifications, personal skills and personality of graduates.

This accredited Telecommunications Engineering Competency Certification Course Program is a certification awarded to those who have successfully gone through comprehensive training covering telecommunication networks, data communications, wireless communications and microwave devices. With this certification, they are recognized to have achieved competency skills levels from the Telco, DOSH and CIDB industries.

Those who receive this certification are recognized as highly skilled, quality and a source of reference for the department as they have obtained complete accreditation and no longer need to take outside certification to start new jobs. This is part of UiTM’s efforts to help increase the marketability of graduates in achieving the status of a developed country in the era of the Industrial Revolution 4.0.