Retrenched AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines personnel consider upskilling classes by Socso, Genovasi in hope of new work | Existence

A group of retrenched airline personnel seeking upskilling classes to find a new job. — Picture courtesy of Genovasi University School

PETALING JAYA, Dec 21 — The hideous outcomes of the Covid-19 pandemic and the motion limits have pushed numerous salary earners out of their work.

Amongst them are airline employees, after the sector was harshly hit by prolonged journey bans throughout the world in a bid to comprise the distribute of the infectious illness.

To support the impacted employees get back again to the workforce, Social Protection Organisation (Socso) with each other with Genovasi University Faculty in Petaling Jaya held a briefing session for about 50 retrenched airline personnel at the university’s campus.

Divided into 8 types, Genovasi offers 13 classes from a variety of fields to help the candidates strengthen their employability competencies in their respective spot of skills.

Speaking to Malay Mail, a previous Malaysia Airways Berhad (MAB) profits management senior govt expressed his disappointment more than the airline downsizing its workforce.

Although he agreed that all airlines are likely as a result of tough periods owing to the pandemic, Luqman Hussein wished MAS would have undergone a truthful retrenchment workout instead than sacking its workforce.

Luqman and two of his colleagues who served the company for 27 and 35 years attended the briefing session in hope of buying up new competencies to improve their possibility of employability.

The 51-yr-previous, on the other hand, mentioned it might not be effortless for persons of their age to discover a new position, specified the recent predicament.

A different prospect, Azhar Ameir, who served AirAsia for just about 11 decades as a compliance supervisor in the protection division is paying out his very last number of times at the business after he voluntarily took component in the company’s retrenchment exercising.

He, having said that, praised the organization for remaining reasonable to the workers and featuring payment appropriately.

The 45-12 months-aged, who worked in the airline business for about two decades, said he volunteered for retrenchment as he recognized that times are really hard for the market, and also needed to pursue his lawful follow in a authorized agency.

He had introduced a team of retrenched qualified aviation stability officers to indication up for the programme and find out additional techniques in advance of discovering a new position.

Azhar claimed – despite the fact that the staff members have been comprehensively properly trained by AirAsia although they had been performing – any vocational teaching programs would be an benefit for them to find a superior position or even join back AirAsia after the condition is back again to standard.

He reported the organization assured retrenched staff members that they may perhaps be rehired in far better times.

Socso employment of products and services officer Zulfiqar Morshidi, who briefed the candidates, mentioned the employment insurance plan process was rolled out in 2018 to coach retrenched staff below Socso and boost their opportunity of employability.

To date, Zulfiqar said there are 443 teaching suppliers and 6,187 out there courses in 42 fields nationwide.

Genovasi, which is one particular of the teaching vendors, handles 13 courses in 8 fields.

The fields are info and communications technology, retail, business office management, logistics, human useful resource administration, small business administration and entrepreneurship.

To full the study course, the candidates are required to show up at 5 times of courses, available on-campus or on the internet from 9am until eventually 5pm.

The courses, which price tag RM4,000 each and every, will be compensated by Socso.

Candidates will also obtain RM100 attendance allowance per session, courtesy of Genovasi.