CENTEXS eyes role in digital economy initiative

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KUALA LUMPUR: Centre of Technical Excellence (CENTEXS) wants to help bring about more skilled human resources in the digital economy field to cope with the state’s digital economy initiative.

It plans to offer more courses under its digital academy field following its recent appointment as the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Collaboration Hub under the digital economy drive of Sarawak.

“What sets us apart from other skills institutions is we are offering 5G training, the only one in Malaysia,” said CENTEXS chief executive officer Syeed Mohd Hussein.

“We are also collaborating with Huawei (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd to provide training, also the first of its kind in South East Asia.

“Following our appointment, we are ready to offer more courses under our digital academy field to cope with growing demands for skillful workers in the industry,” he said.

He said this when met by New Sarawak Tribune after receiving the TVET Collaboration Hub – Digital Economy Hub letter of appointment at the National TVET Week 2022 here yesterday.

Syeed noted that CENTEXS digital academy programme is open to all Malaysians and international students.

“This is because all of our certificates are up to international standards.

“Thus, our students who graduate with these certificates are able to work not only domestically, but also internationally,” he added.

He said CENTEXS will also work with other skills institutions in the state to offer courses related to the digital economy.

“Through our appointment, CENTEXS will be able to share our knowledge in the field of digital economy and work with other institutions to provide training in more programmes,” he added.

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