100,000 to undergo ICT training in Sabah

Posted on 29 Mar 2010

* Berita ini terdapat dalam Bahasa Inggeris sahaja.

SANDAKAN: Sabah’s target to have 100,000 persons undergo the ICT training programme by year-end is achievable with the support and participation of the participants, said Resource Development and Information Technology Minister Dr Yee Moh Chai.

He said the target was in line with the objective of Information, Communications, Culture and Arts Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim.Picture

“We have started the ICT training program for all levels for five years. This year is the sixth year. We said that this is an achievement but we would not have reached our target not without your participation,” said Yee told representatives and participants from 36 organisations, mainly from Sandakan, Beluran, Kinabantangan and Sukau at a certificates presentation ceremony for the ICT/Conversational English/Korea/Japanese Courses here yesterday.

The ICT Training program started in 2005 with 712 participants; 7,515 in 2006; 21,526 in 2007; 22,958 in 2008 and 28,142 in 2009.

The trainings in 2009 benefited 1,993 trainees from Sandakan, 378 (Beluran), 421 (Kinabatangan), 432 (Sukau) and 24,918 (other zones throughout Sabah).

The courses offered are Basic Animation (FLASH), Basic Computer Studies & Internet Applications, Chinese Word Processing, Graphic Design Level 1 & 2, Movie Editing, On-Line Shopping & Income Tax Declarations, Photoshop Level 1 & 2, Presentation (MS POWERPOINT Level 1 & 2, Publishing (MS Publisher), Spreadsheet (MS Excel) Level 1 & 2, UBS Accounting Level 1 & 2, Web Page Design (MS Frontpage), Webpage Design (Dreamweaver) Level 1 & 2, and Word Processing (MS WORD).

The Conversational English trainings benefited over 4,000 trainees from 2006 to 2009.

source from The Borneo Post