Train and Replace (T&R) Programme
Train and Replace Programme (T&R) is an initiative by government and has been mandated by YAB Prime Minister of Malaysia during the Budget Speech 2016. Implementation of Train and Replace Programme (T&R) is a proactive effort by the government as a key player in formulating human resource policies, including policies on the management of foreigners/expatriates.
Train & Replace Programme (T&R) is focuses on training the Malaysian workforce in order to replace the foreigners/expatriates when their contract ended, especially in semi-skilled foreigners and expatriates. Through this programme, it will help in reducing the country's dependency on foreigners/expatriates.
OBJECTIVE OF TRAIN AND REPLACE (T&R) PROGRAMME
The objectives of the Train and Replace Programme (T&R) implemented by the Government are:
To equip local workers with specific skills needed by employers to replace existing foreigners/expatriates;
To assist employers find qualified skilled workers especially in knowledge-intensive industries while enhance the company's competitiveness on an ongoing basis; and
To reduce the country's dependency on foreigners/expatriates, especially skilled workers and thus contribute to the achievement of the targeted 35% skilled workers by the Year 2020.
The programme is targeted to train the Malaysian future workforce who strive to upgrade their skills to enable them to replace the existing foreigners/expatriates that currently working with HRDF registered employers based on the salary as follows:
Middle Skills Foreigners (Salary range between RM2,000 – RM5, 000)
Expatriate (Salary range from RM5, 000 and above).
The program will be led by employers where they will determine the type of training needed by the local trainees in order to replace the foreigners/expatriates especially in middle skills foreigners and expatriate level. Further information will be update soon.
Kindly contact Miss Nurul Alia binti Rahim Omar /Mr Murali at 03 -2096 4920 / 4710 for more information on this programme.