Youngsters attend basic plantation training
TAWAU: Twenty-eight youngsters from Tawau, Lahad Datu, Sandakan and Telupid took part in a basic plantation and mill corporate social responsibility (CSR) training program organized by KL-Kepong (Sabah) Sdn Bhd at its recreation hall here recently.
The company's operation director, Tan Kei Yoong, said the seven-week training consisted of five-week practical training and two-week lecture class.
"All the participants had the opportunity to undergo group learning, discussion, presentation, industrial comprehension class and plantation operational works," he said.
Tan said most of the activities had been carried out in groups (team building) of four members each in order to enhance the leadership skills of individuals and team work.
Speaking at the closing ceremony, he said there was a dire need to boost the interest and awareness among the youngsters in Sabah on the importance of oil palm plantation industry through this CSR training program.
He said the training focused on improving the employability of the youngsters in Sabah in oil palm industry.
Besides that, Tan said the participants had also been given the opportunity to undergo a reflexology exercise for the sake of the community's healthy.
Also present were the senior officer of Human Resource Department, Mohammad Nazri Ramli, and general manager of KL-Kepong (Sabah) Sdn Bhd Tawau, M. Dinakaran.