Brantas Abipraya Trains 700 Malang Students, Ready to Work to Become Reliable Construction Personnel

19 November 2020

Jakarta, 19 November 2020 - PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero), again held technical guidance for SIBIMA (Independent Learning Information System for Construction Sector) SIGAP (Ready to Get Work) Young Construction Experts attended by around 700 students from all over Malang Raya. By cooperating with the Region IV Construction Service Center of the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR), this event was held virtually for two days from 17 November - 18 November 2020.

"Unlike the previous SIBIMA agenda, which was attended by a total of 704 training participants, this activity was held online. Several universities in Malang participated, such as the Islamic University of Malang, State University of Malang, Brawijaya University Malang, Malang State Polytechnic and East Java Province LPJK, "said Satiyobudi Santoso as Senior Manager of Human Capital Brantas Abipraya.

Including the construction sector which is the vision of President Jokowi's work program, Brantas Abipraya, known as one of the state-owned construction companies, continues to strive to improve the quality of human resources in the construction sector. In addition to having reliable job skills in the field, construction workers are also required to know more about the rules and standards regarding the construction safety management system.

Yoyok added, that is the nickname of Satiyobudi Santoso, awareness in improving the quality and competence of the construction workforce must continue to be carried out and supported by the construction industry. By connecting the needs of Human Resources (HR) through the implementation of technical guidance and training that will be implemented in order to become a solution to needs. increasing the competence needed by the construction industry.

The Corona Virus Disease-19 (COVID-19) pandemic does not necessarily spark Brantas Abipraya's enthusiasm to work and always be there for Indonesia. Proving its commitment to continuously strive to improve the quality, competence and performance of construction workers in Indonesia, Brantas Abipraya is also very serious about supporting the acceleration of the construction workforce certification program in Indonesia to support infrastructure development which is very intense at this time. In addition to providing technical guidance for young construction experts, this BUMN has also previously conducted a certification test from 2017 for its construction workers by collaborating with the Ministry of PUPR.

“In total, from 2017 we have successfully certified 3,600 of our workers. And we will continue to be committed to supporting the PUPR Ministry to accelerate this certification program, "concluded Yoyok.