College students complete Tambunan sculpture
Published on: Thursday, April 18, 2019
By: Johan Aziz

TAMBUNAN: The “I Love Sunsuron” ferro-cement sculpture here is the labour of 30 youths from Kampung Sunsuron who were trained seven days in basic ferro cement courses at the Tambunan College Community.

It provides unique background view with Mount Wakid and Bukit Kolindasan. The highlands sandwicked by clouds provide a memorable photo opportunity which has so far been viewed by over 10,000 social media users.

The youths took two days to complete it and all course materials were provided by the college management.

The ferro cement course is among the seven short courses offered in conjunction with the two-day PSH Tour held at Datuk John Gaisah hall Kampung Sunsuron, said Tambunan Community College Director Jominin Goropos.

He said other courses were make-up, plant-based fertigation, yellow noodle processing, pastry basic, light vehicle service basic and flavor sauce processing.

The programme organised by Tambunan Community College with a total of 200 participants was officiated by Assistant District Officer Herry Awit representing District Officer, Jumain Abdul Gani.

Jominin said as of November, last year, Tambunan Community College organised 70 Short Courses from various clusters aimed at enabling Lifelong Learning (PSH) among communities.

Among the clusters usually implemented are cooking, agriculture, creative arts and automotive.

The short courses offered include Monogram Cake Making, Plant Compositions, Basic Makeup,” he said.

He said the aim of the College is to deliver knowledge and skills that can assist local communities in the development of entrepreneurship and improve the local socio-economy.

In this regard, the college has identified target community groups in villages, and even tour the Interior in Sipitang and Pagalungan Pensiangan to ensure implementation of PSH at various community levels.

Jominin said Tambunan Community College is a Public Higher Learning Institution (IPTA) which provides training and education to secondary school leavers before entering the job market or furthering studies.

It offered three full-time courses namely Agro-Technology Certificate, Tourism and Travel Certificate and Four Wheel Vehicle Maintenance Certificate.

The college also provides opportunities for local communities to gain training and skills to produce knowledgeable communities in line with the PSH concept.

“Hence Tambunan Community College is committed to ensuring the Malaysian Development Plan (Higher Education) to appreciate Lifelong Learning through the implementation of various short courses,” he said.

In addition, football and sports activities are also carried out to strengthen relationship between the Kampung Sunsuron community and the college.


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