INSTEP Continues to Accelerate Human Capital Development

On 6 June 2024, 73 learners from Technical Energy Enrichment Program (TEP) Plus Programme had received their completion certificate after completing their 18 months training programme in Institut Teknologi Petroleum PETRONAS (INSTEP). 

TEP is a 18-month pre-employment sponsorship programme, sponsored by PETRONAS Carigali Sarawak Asset, Sabah Asset (SBA) and Sarawak Asset (SKA). It is specially designed to develop essential technical competencies to upskill and
produce certified job-ready technician with skills of tomorrow to support the global energy industry.

This batch is the first batch of sponsored learners from upstream industries for 18-month training programme, for technical trades such as electrical, instrument, production and mechanical.

The INSTEP signature training programme is tailored to cater upskilling and upgrading of technical competencies through theoretical and practical learning. The blended learning solutions also include On-Job-Training in Upstream Downstream Training Plant (UDTP), INSTEP.

Also present during the event were M Nazlee B Rasol, Senior General Manager, PMA, and M Johan Ariff B M Supian, Senior General Manager, SBA, alongside INSTEP management team.

Chief Executive Officer of INSTEP, Mohamad bin Nasir said INSTEP is keen in supporting human capital development by being PETRONAS’ competency development partner. INSTEP’s role is to equip the young talents with the technical skills to contribute back to the development of country.

Syarafuddin Salleh, 28 one of SKA sponsored graduates mentioned his gratefulness to be selected to join TEP in INSTEP, that had taught him importance of having proficient skills and competency prior entering working environment, where every live is valuable.

Whilst another graduates, Darian Jan Ting anak Frankie, 29 mentioned of a ‘life-changing opportunity at INSTEP’, since TEP did not only provide him with invaluable skills but also opened doors to a network of industry seniors who became his mentors and inspiration.

On 6 June 2024, 73 learners from Technical Energy Enrichment Program (TEP) Plus Programme had received their completion certificate after completing their 18 months training programme in Institut Teknologi Petroleum PETRONAS (INSTEP). 

TEP is a 18-month pre-employment sponsorship programme, sponsored by PETRONAS Carigali Sarawak Asset, Sabah Asset (SBA) and Sarawak Asset (SKA). It is specially designed to develop essential technical competencies to upskill and produce certified job-ready technician with skills of tomorrow to support the global energy industry.

 

This batch is the first batch of sponsored learners from upstream industries for 18-month training programme, for technical trades such as electrical, instrument, production and mechanical.

The INSTEP signature training programme is tailored to cater upskilling and upgrading of technical competencies through theoretical and practical learning. The blended learning solutions also include On-Job-Training in Upstream Downstream Training Plant (UDTP), INSTEP.

Also present during the event were M Nazlee B Rasol, Senior General Manager, PMA, and M Johan Ariff B M Supian, Senior General Manager, SBA, alongside INSTEP management team.

Chief Executive Officer of INSTEP, Mohamad bin Nasir said INSTEP is keen in supporting human capital development by being PETRONAS’ competency development partner. INSTEP’s role is to equip the young talents with the technical skills to contribute back to the development of country.

Syarafuddin Salleh, 28 one of SKA sponsored graduates mentioned his gratefulness to be selected to join TEP in INSTEP, that had taught him importance of having proficient skills and competency prior entering working environment, where every live is valuable.

Whilst another graduates, Darian Jan Ting anak Frankie, 29 mentioned of a ‘life-changing opportunity at INSTEP’, since TEP did not only provide him with invaluable skills but also opened doors to a network of industry seniors who became his mentors and inspiration.

Ten Technicians Complete 6 Month Training Program in Collaboration Between INSTEP and Hibiscus Petroleum to Advance Local Energy Industry

Kuala Nerus, Malaysia, 23 May 2024 – Insitut Teknologi Petroleum PETRONAS (INSTEP), in collaboration with Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad, proudly announces the successful completion of Hibiscus Technician Onboarding Programme, joined by ten technicians.

This training programme, a product of the strategic partnership between INSTEP and Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad, was designed to equip technicians with advanced skills and knowledge essential for the evolving energy sector, comprising of four intensive modules including Production, Mechanical, Instrumentation and Electrical. This is a significant milestone in the ongoing efforts to enhance the capabilities and expertise of the local energy industry workforce.

“INSTEP is committed to developing a highly skilled and competent workforce to meet the challenges of the modern energy industry. This strategic collaboration between INSTEP and Hibiscus Petroleum, exemplifies our shared commitment to developing local talent and enhancing industry expertise,” said Chief Executive of INSTEP, Mr. Mohamad bin Nasir about the closing ceremony for the training programme today in INSTEP.

Also present during the event were representatives from Hibiscus Oil & Gas Malaysia Limited Sdn Bhd, Mike Fox, Head of Asset Peninsular, and Rober Palmer, Senior Manager of Production & Maintenance Operations, in addition to INSTEP management team. 

 

Also present during the event were representatives from Hibiscus Oil & Gas Malaysia Limited Sdn Bhd, Mike Fox, Head of Asset Peninsular, and Rober Palmer, Senior Manager of Production & Maintenance Operations, in addition to INSTEP management team.

The training module complete with theoretical learning in classroom and practical hands-on in INSTEP Upstream Downstream Training Plant (UDTP) provides the learners with experiential learning, preparing them for real life working scenario prior to entering the industry upon their programme completion. 

By investing in the development of skilled technicians, both companies are laying the foundation for a more robust and sustainable energy future for Malaysia.

Kuala Nerus, Malaysia, 23 May 2024 – Insitut Teknologi Petroleum PETRONAS (INSTEP), in collaboration with Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad, proudly announces the successful completion of Hibiscus Technician Onboarding Programme, joined by ten technicians.

This training programme, a product of the strategic partnership between INSTEP and Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad, was designed to equip technicians with advanced skills and knowledge essential for the evolving energy sector, comprising of four intensive modules including Production, Mechanical, Instrumentation and Electrical. This is a significant milestone in the ongoing efforts to enhance the capabilities and expertise of the local energy industry workforce.

“INSTEP is committed to developing a highly skilled and competent workforce to meet the challenges of the modern energy industry. This strategic collaboration between INSTEP and Hibiscus Petroleum, exemplifies our shared commitment to developing local talent and enhancing industry expertise,” said Chief Executive of INSTEP, Mr. Mohamad bin Nasir about the closing ceremony for the training programme today in INSTEP.

Also present during the event were representatives from Hibiscus Oil & Gas Malaysia Limited Sdn Bhd, Mike Fox, Head of Asset Peninsular, and Rober Palmer, Senior Manager of Production & Maintenance Operations, in addition to INSTEP management team. 

 

Also present during the event were representatives from Hibiscus Oil & Gas Malaysia Limited Sdn Bhd, Mike Fox, Head of Asset Peninsular, and Rober Palmer, Senior Manager of Production & Maintenance Operations, in addition to INSTEP management team.

The training module complete with theoretical learning in classroom and practical hands-on in INSTEP Upstream Downstream Training Plant (UDTP) provides the learners with experiential learning, preparing them for real life working scenario prior to entering the industry upon their programme completion. 

By investing in the development of skilled technicians, both companies are laying the foundation for a more robust and sustainable energy future for Malaysia.

INSTEP Celebrate ELPs: A Time of Joyful Raya

On 25 April this year, a Meet & Greet Aidilfitri was held to celebrate and commemorate the efforts from the External Learning Partners (ELP) consisting of individuals including PETRONAS Retirees, Learning Institutions and Government Agencies.

Held at Dewan Sri Rhu, INSTEP, it was a time to gather and strengthen the bond between the ELP fraternity and INSTEP’s management, while enjoying the ‘raya’ culinary delights.

The essence of Aidilfitri lies in the spirit of unity, hence the event acted as platform for all educators consisting of ELPs to exchange ideas and build networking.

“With the theme of together for the future for Road to PETRONAS 50, this celebration brings significant value to the energy workforce frontliner, who play the part in upskilling the technical workforce through education and technical training.

“I hope this event serves its purpose to gather all the ELPs and celebrate this joyful celebration together,” said En. Mohamad bin Nasir, Chief Executive Officer of INSTEP during his speech.

On 25 April this year, a Meet & Greet Aidilfitri was held to celebrate and commemorate the efforts from the External Learning Partners (ELP) consisting of individuals including PETRONAS Retirees, Learning Institutions and Government Agencies.

Held at Dewan Sri Rhu, INSTEP, it was a time to gather and strengthen the bond between the ELP fraternity and INSTEP’s management, while enjoying the ‘raya’ culinary delights.

The essence of Aidilfitri lies in the spirit of unity, hence the event acted as platform for all educators consisting of ELPs to exchange ideas and build networking.

“With the theme of together for the future for Road to PETRONAS 50, this celebration brings significant value to the energy workforce frontliner, who play the part in upskilling the technical workforce through education and technical training.

“I hope this event serves its purpose to gather all the ELPs and celebrate this joyful celebration together,” said En. Mohamad bin Nasir, Chief Executive Officer of INSTEP during his speech.

INSTEP Initiates Its First Inaugural Collaboration for The TEP Programme

On 2 March 2024, INSTEP joyously greeted 154 new onboardees into the Technical Energy Enrichment Programme (TEP) under sponsorship by Downstream and Gas Business Operating Units (OPUs).

The 10-month pre-employment sponsorship initiative is designed to cultivate crucial technical skills and instil a generative culture to propel individuals’ careers within the energy sector.

In a notable development for this March cohort, PETRONAS initiates its inaugural collaboration with an external partner, Shell, merging the TEP with Shell’s sponsorship programme. PETRONAS supports 130 learners, while Shell backs 24 learners.

Furthermore, this intake comprises learners in Production, Mechanical, Instrumentation, and Electrical trade, predominantly from the East Coast Region, Sabah, and Sarawak.

During the registration day, learners from all corners of Malaysia registered for the programme, accompanied by their families bidding them farewell.

The programme’s culmination is set for 2 January 2025. In the meantime, let’s extend a hearty welcome to all the newcomers!

On 2 March 2024, INSTEP joyously greeted 154 new onboardees into the Technical Energy Enrichment Programme (TEP) under sponsorship by Downstream and Gas Business Operating Units (OPUs).

The 10-month pre-employment sponsorship initiative is designed to cultivate crucial technical skills and instil a generative culture to propel individuals’ careers within the energy sector.

In a notable development for this March cohort, PETRONAS initiates its inaugural collaboration with an external partner, Shell, merging the TEP with Shell’s sponsorship programme. PETRONAS supports 130 learners, while Shell backs 24 learners.

Furthermore, this intake comprises learners in Production, Mechanical, Instrumentation, and Electrical trade, predominantly from the East Coast Region, Sabah, and Sarawak.

During the registration day, learners from all corners of Malaysia registered for the programme, accompanied by their families bidding them farewell.

The programme’s culmination is set for 2 January 2025. In the meantime, let’s extend a hearty welcome to all the newcomers!

‘Connect & Collaborate’ Bersama Pemegang Taruh INSTEP

Seramai 16 pemegang taruh dari pelbagai organisasi terdiri dari penguatkuasa, badan kerajaan, organisasi yang mengiktiraf akreditasi dan pensijilan program, dan juga rakan perkongsian telah hadir pada satu bengkel pengenalan kepada hubungan pemegang taruh, ‘Connect & Collaborate with Institut Teknologi Petroleum PETRONAS (INSTEP)’, pada 6 Mac 2024 di Hotel Raia, Kuala Terengganu.

Hubungan bersama pemegang taruh adalah penting kepada INSTEP untuk menjalankan peranannya sebagai institut latihan teknikal melalui perolehan lesen operasi dan menjaga reputasi syarikat di mata orang awam

Menurut Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif INSTEP, En. Idris bin Ibrahim, “Pengurusan pihak pemegang taruh bukanlah sekadar tanggungjawab, ia adalah komitmen kepada kerjasama, komunikasi, dan persefahaman bersama.

En. Idris bin Ibrahim turut menambah, “Dengan adanya program ini, kami membuktikan komitmen kami untuk terus mengembangkan hubungan kerjasama bersama pelbagai pihak pemegang taruh.”

Seramai 16 pemegang taruh dari pelbagai organisasi terdiri dari penguatkuasa, badan kerajaan, organisasi yang mengiktiraf akreditasi dan pensijilan program, dan juga rakan perkongsian telah hadir pada satu bengkel pengenalan kepada hubungan pemegang taruh, ‘Connect & Collaborate with Institut Teknologi Petroleum PETRONAS (INSTEP)’, pada 6 Mac 2024 di Hotel Raia, Kuala Terengganu.

Hubungan bersama pemegang taruh adalah penting kepada INSTEP untuk menjalankan peranannya sebagai institut latihan teknikal melalui perolehan lesen operasi dan menjaga reputasi syarikat di mata orang awam

Menurut Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif INSTEP, En. Idris bin Ibrahim, “Pengurusan pihak pemegang taruh bukanlah sekadar tanggungjawab, ia adalah komitmen kepada kerjasama, komunikasi, dan persefahaman bersama.

En. Idris bin Ibrahim turut menambah, “Dengan adanya program ini, kami membuktikan komitmen kami untuk terus mengembangkan hubungan kerjasama bersama pelbagai pihak pemegang taruh.”

Rejuvenating New Year’s Spirit Through INSTEP Jom Bersukan: Fun Run

In the spirit of welcoming the year 2024, many were still looking for the push for self-motivation to start moving and keeping up with a healthier lifestyle. As part of supporting MESTIfit4health agenda, and kickstarting fitness journey among INSTEP staff for the year, INSTEP Jom Bersukan finally launched its first event through ‘Fun Run’. With over 3km of track distance, more than 140 participants representing 4 sport houses competed in the race.

Officiating remark by En. Haziman Mamat Yusof, Senior Manager of Campus Asset Management, INSTEP prior to the start of the run.

The participants took their chance to get their minds off deadlines, and meeting appointments through the ‘Fun Run’ activity. Amidst of the competitiveness to shine as the champion of the run, joyous laughter filled up the air. It was not just a mere race, it also was to celebrate team spirit, working together to achieve a healthier company community, by living up the element of Move Right from MESTIfit4health.

In the end, it was never about who finishes first; it is about the shared laughter, the sense of community, and the memories created in every step. 

In the spirit of welcoming the year 2024, many were still looking for the push for self-motivation to start moving and keeping up with a healthier lifestyle. As part of supporting MESTIfit4health agenda, and kickstarting fitness journey among INSTEP staff for the year, INSTEP Jom Bersukan finally launched its first event through ‘Fun Run’. With over 3km of track distance, more than 140 participants representing 4 sport houses competed in the race.

Officiating remark by En. Haziman Mamat Yusof, Senior Manager of Campus Asset Management, INSTEP prior to the start of the run.

The participants took their chance to get their minds off deadlines, and meeting appointments through the ‘Fun Run’ activity. Amidst of the competitiveness to shine as the champion of the run, joyous laughter filled up the air. It was not just a mere race, it also was to celebrate team spirit, working together to achieve a healthier company community, by living up the element of Move Right from MESTIfit4health.

In the end, it was never about who finishes first; it is about the shared laughter, the sense of community, and the memories created in every step. 

Celebration for INSTEP’s Pillars of Education

Celebrating the unwavering commitment of learning partners in shaping the future of energy workforce, an appreciation dinner was held on 13 December 2023 at Duyong Marina Resort. This event echoed the spirit of cohesiveness by commemorating their hard work throughout the year of 2023.

En. Rushdan A Ghazali delivered his speech during the event.

En. Rushdan A Ghazali, Senior Manager of Learning Resource and Delivery (LRD), INSTEP mentioned in his speech “Our learning partners are the hearts for our learning delivery, ensuring our programmes are delivered to not only meet industry standards but also, enrich the energy workforce for a sustainable future, which is in line with INSTEP’s winning aspiration.”

A special performance to lighten up the atmosphere of the event.

This event was conducted for the first time in 2023, following the appreciation event conducted for Line Learning Facilitators, last November.

External Learning Partner (ELP) are registered companies, individuals including PETRONAS Retirees, Learning Institutions and Government Agencies who provides Learning Services and Consultancy for PTTSB learning programmes and activities.

The cheerful faces of ELPs during the event.

In the ever-changing landscape of the energy industry, where innovation and adaptability are necessary for us to be in pace, ELP’s dedication to equipping professionals with relevant skills has been nothing short of commendable, mirroring PETRONAS purpose in our winning aspiration so that all visions and missions are aligned.

Celebrating the unwavering commitment of learning partners in shaping the future of energy workforce, an appreciation dinner was held on 13 December 2023 at Duyong Marina Resort. This event echoed the spirit of cohesiveness by commemorating their hard work throughout the year of 2023.

En. Rushdan A Ghazali delivered his speech during the event.

En. Rushdan A Ghazali, Senior Manager of Learning Resource and Delivery (LRD), INSTEP mentioned in his speech “Our learning partners are the hearts for our learning delivery, ensuring our programmes are delivered to not only meet industry standards but also, enrich the energy workforce for a sustainable future, which is in line with INSTEP’s winning aspiration.”

A special performance to lighten up the atmosphere of the event.

This event was conducted for the first time in 2023, following the appreciation event conducted for Line Learning Facilitators, last November.

External Learning Partner (ELP) are registered companies, individuals including PETRONAS Retirees, Learning Institutions and Government Agencies who provides Learning Services and Consultancy for PTTSB learning programmes and activities.

The cheerful faces of ELPs during the event.

In the ever-changing landscape of the energy industry, where innovation and adaptability are necessary for us to be in pace, ELP’s dedication to equipping professionals with relevant skills has been nothing short of commendable, mirroring PETRONAS purpose in our winning aspiration so that all visions and missions are aligned.

Technical Energy Enrichment Programme (TEP) – 2024 Intake

Technical Energy Enrichment Programme (TEP) is a PETRONAS pre-employment sponsorship programme that is specifically designed to develop essential technical competencies with generative culture mindset to accelerate your career in the global energy industry.

For 2024 intake, PETRONAS has rolled out a 10 months pre-employment sponsorship programmes for downstream industry.

Upon completion of this programme, you will be a certified job-ready technician with skills of tomorrow to support the global energy industry.

For more information on the requirements and application procedure, simply refer to the brochure below or download the pdf here.

Application deadline is by 26 December 2023, Tuesday, 11:59 p.m. (GMT+8).  

Scan the QR Code above or click here to apply! Upon accessing the link, you will be brought to the myCampusX page, as shown below. Refer to the steps shown to register for the programme.

Should you require any help on registering for the programme, do reach us at instep@petronas.com for further enquiry or information. We would love to assist you!

Technical Energy Enrichment Programme (TEP) is a PETRONAS pre-employment sponsorship programme that is specifically designed to develop essential technical competencies with generative culture mindset to accelerate your career in the global energy industry.

For 2024 intake, PETRONAS has rolled out a 10 months pre-employment sponsorship programmes for downstream industry.

Upon completion of this programme, you will be a certified job-ready technician with skills of tomorrow to support the global energy industry.

For more information on the requirements and application procedure, simply refer to the brochure below or download the pdf here.

Application deadline is by 26 December 2023, Tuesday, 11:59 p.m. (GMT+8).  

Scan the QR Code above or click here to apply! Upon accessing the link, you will be brought to the myCampusX page, as shown below. Refer to the steps shown to register for the programme.

Should you require any help on registering for the programme, do reach us at instep@petronas.com for further enquiry or information. We would love to assist you!

Two-Year Streaks: INSTEP Bagged its Second MSOSH Gold Merit Award

INSTEP has cemented its presence as preferred technical learning provider through winning its second Gold Merit Award, after its three consecutive Gold Class 1 Award since 2018. This highlights the institution’s dependability and consistency in providing excellent technical training that incorporates HSE procedures.

The awardees were celebrated during the 41st MSOSH OSH Award 2023 ceremony, held on 16 November 2023, at Sunway Resort Hotel and Spa 

The ceremony was held to commemorate organisations dedications and commitment to uphold OSH practices at the workplace. Additionally, the event served as a platform to honour organisationsOSH performance throughout the year 2022, including the ability to lower the rate of workplace accidents and occupational diseases.  

The event was graced by the presence of guest of honours, YB Datuk Ts. Mustapha bin Sakmud Member of Parliament Bandar Tun Razak and YABhg. Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Binti Wan Ismail. 

Also present during the event was Minister of Human Resources, YB Tuan V. Sivakumar Deputy Minister of Human Resources, who also officiated the event.

En. Idris Ibrahim, Chief Executive Officer of INSTEP applauded the efforts showcased by all INSTEP members. “In order to flourish even more and achieve high quality safety standards as the preferred technical learning solutions, we must make sure that we improve this high standard of performance, in our effort to accomplish Generative HSE Culture.” 

INSTEP has cemented its presence as preferred technical learning provider through winning its second Gold Merit Award, after its three consecutive Gold Class 1 Award since 2018. This highlights the institution’s dependability and consistency in providing excellent technical training that incorporates HSE procedures.

The awardees were celebrated during the 41st MSOSH OSH Award 2023 ceremony, held on 16 November 2023, at Sunway Resort Hotel and Spa 

The ceremony was held to commemorate organisations dedications and commitment to uphold OSH practices at the workplace. Additionally, the event served as a platform to honour organisationsOSH performance throughout the year 2022, including the ability to lower the rate of workplace accidents and occupational diseases.  

The event was graced by the presence of guest of honours, YB Datuk Ts. Mustapha bin Sakmud Member of Parliament Bandar Tun Razak and YABhg. Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Binti Wan Ismail. 

Also present during the event was Minister of Human Resources, YB Tuan V. Sivakumar Deputy Minister of Human Resources, who also officiated the event.

En. Idris Ibrahim, Chief Executive Officer of INSTEP applauded the efforts showcased by all INSTEP members. “In order to flourish even more and achieve high quality safety standards as the preferred technical learning solutions, we must make sure that we improve this high standard of performance, in our effort to accomplish Generative HSE Culture.”