Three SMKNs in Jakarta such as SMKN 36, SMKN 4, and SMKN 53 are participating in the 7th All Komatsu Indonesia Technical Olympic 2018 in Takumi Training Centre, Sukapura Urban Village, Cilincing, North Jakarta. Those schools will compete in the field of welding and assembly on December 5-6.
" By so our human resources can compete with the times"
Jakarta Manpower and Transmigration Dept. Head, Andri Yansyah stated that it should be appreciated, as it will improve the quality and competence of human resources.
"By so our human resources can compete with the times," he expressed, Thursday (12/6).
He furthered that synergy of training, education and the business world is very important. According to him, the business world can provide input to the curriculum thus the output of education is in accordance with market needs.
"The one who understands the market is the business world. Thus the education curriculum follows and the market will accept students who have been trained," he expressed.
PT Komatsu Indonesia Chief Executive, Pratjojo Dewo explained that Olympic technical is his annual routine agenda. Yet, only this year he involved suppliers and schools as participants.
"This part of our program is a link and match, appropriate education to enter the industry. Of the 35 schools, 3 of them are from Jakarta," he told.
Of 10 fields that are contested, the school participated in two fields, namely welding and assembly. In details, around 25 schools participate in the welding competition and 10 other schools participate in assembly competition.
"Hopefully this can improve their competence," he stated.