As an approve training centre for The Institute of Materials, Malaysia (IMM), Sabah Skills & Technology Centre has conducted a Protective Coatings Technician (Blasting & Painting) Competency Certification Course at the centre on 24th April 2018.
The training is designed to satisfy the need of the Malaysian Oil & Gas Exploration & Production (EP) industry for formally assessed and certified blasters and painters. It is aimed to improve the quality of workmanship, resulting in stronger confidence of higher quality paintings and lower overall cost.
An assessment was conducted to determine the competency of trainees in accordance to the
terms and conditions of the said course. The assessment comprises of 2 parts – multiple choice theory test and a practical test conducted by IMM Certified Trainers. It was attended by eight participants from Labuan Shipyard Sdn Bhd and VC Hartamas Sdn Bhd.