Educational Research

Educational Research (ISSN:2141-5161) Vol. 2(10), pp. 1619-1624 October 2011         
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The challenges for ILKA through providing skilled workers for industrial sector

1Ahmad Rizal Madar*, 2Mohd Yusop Ab.Hadi, 3Abdul Rasid Razzaq and 4Mohamad Zaid Mustafa

Faculty of Technical Education, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia 86400, Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Johor Malaysia 

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Received 30 June, 2011; Accepted 09 September, 2011


ILKA is an institute which providing skilled workers for industrial sectors. The purpose of this research is to understand challenges for ILKA through providing skilled workers for industrial sectors. Research instrument is group sampling method that included managements, educators and also ILKA trainees in North zone, Intermediate zone and South zone with total of 210 respondents. These data were analyzed with SPSS (Statistical Package for Science Social) version 12.0. Data was analyzed done by applying minimum score, frequency, percentage and ANOVAs. The results showed that there were significant challengers among trainees by their interest in courses. Besides, there were other high challengers for ILKA in producing skill workers for industrial sector. As a result, ILKA should increase their awareness in these issues to reduce sectors’ reliance on foreign workforces.


Keywords: ILKA, industrial sectors, skilled workers, foreign workforce, industrial labor demand, industrial expectation.


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