About HRDF

HRDF was founded to significantly provide training and up-skilling interventions to key industries in Malaysia in keeping up with the fast-evolving business landscape and their individual company aspirations.

What is PENJANA HRDF?

The HRDF new economic recovery initiative, PENJANA HRDF – Training Incentive Programme highlights how generating job opportunities and training play a critical part in Malaysia’s fight to get back on its feet in the wake of the COVID-19 peak on unemployment and employability issues.

The government, through PENJANA, emphasises training in terms of reskilling and upskilling of Malaysians to enhance the employability of the unemployed.

Place & Train

Place & Train is an initiative to source and provide employment for Malaysians especially for Graduates, School Leavers and Retrenched Workers by participating in value-added relevant training courses required by the industries.

Upon completion of the training, the applicants will be able to secure job placement in any industry requiring manpower to perform a specific job. It is compulsory for employer to hire the candidates and offer them a minimum of 1 year contract.

Target Group

  • School leavers aged between 18 to 40 years with or without school / exam certificate
  • Unemployed graduates who have obtained Diploma / Degree
  • Retrenched workers aged between 18 to 55 years who are registered with Employment Insurance System (EIS)

Benefits

  • Fully subsizided training courses
  • Placement job training – up to 6 months
  • Guaranteed employment for minimum 1 year

Duration/Type Of Courses

Place & Train is an initiative to source and provide employment for Malaysians especially for Graduates, School Leavers and Retrenched Workers by participating in value-added relevant training courses required by the industries.

Upon completion of the training, the applicants will be able to secure job placement in any industry requiring manpower to perform a specific job. It is compulsory for employer to hire the candidates and offer them a minimum of 1 year contract.

More schemes will be coming soon.

About Perkeso

Perkeso was founded to provide social security protection to all Insured Persons and their dependants through social security schemes based on the concept of a caring society in line with the National Development Policy and Vision 2020

Employment Insurance System (EIS)

To provide state-of-the-art public employment services (PES), labor market information (LMI) and unemployment benefits to the Malaysian workforce with the aim of promoting full employment.

Target Group

Retrenched Workers/Loss of Employment

  • Normal retrenchment, redundancy.
  • VSS/ MSS (voluntary /Mutual Separation Scheme).
  • Force majeure (natural disaster/fire/gas leakage /riot).
  • Employers abscond, company bankrupt, closing
    company.
  • Business restructuring, automation, digital technology.
  • Downsizing.
  • Constructive dismissal or breach of contract terms and
    conditions by the employer.
  • In the direction of carry out work outside of the scope
    that endangers safety and health.
  • Resignation due to threats to the employee or his
    family, or to sexual harassment of the employee.

Benefits

  • Job search allowance
  • Subsidized training courses
  • Training allowance up to RM30 per day during training session
  • Possible placement job training – up to 6 months

Pelan Jana Semula Ekonomi Negara (PENJANA)

PENJANA is an economic recovery initiative under the Human Resource, administered by Perkeso’s  National Employment Services to promote job creation among employers while increasing employment prospects.

Target Group

  • Job Seekers / Unemployed
  • Graduates/School Leavers
  • Below 40 years old
  • Above 40 years old
  • OKU

Benefits

  • Subsidized training courses
  • Training allowance up to RM30 per day during training session
  • Possible placement job training – up to 6 months

*Terms and conditions apply for scheme application*

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