Fir­daus and Fird­haus cho­sen for F1 tech­ni­cian course

The Star Malaysia - - Nation -

SEREM­BAN: Two for­mer vo­ca­tional college stu­dents were cho­sen to rep­re­sent Malaysia in the For­mula 1 Mo­tor­sport Tech­ni­cian course in Italy.

The stu­dents would un­dergo au­to­mo­tive train­ing for 18 months and also have the op­por­tu­nity to work there, said Ger­man In­dus­trial Skill Train­ing Cen­tre founder and CEO K. Kan­age­san.

“Out of 10 ap­pli­ca­tions re­ceived, we se­lected Muham­mad Fir­daus Abu Bakar from Datuk Seri Mohd Zin Vo­ca­tional College in Alor Ga­jah, Me­laka, and Muham­mad Fird­haus Ab­dul­lah from the Langkawi Vo­ca­tional College, to par­tic­i­pate in the pro­gramme.

“The for­mer Diploma in Au­to­mo­tive stu­dents are ex­pected to leave next Wed­nes­day,” he told re­porters.

Mean­while, Muham­mad Fird­haus, 21, who learnt to re­pair cars at an early age at his un­cle’s work­shop, said the op­por­tu­nity would help him ful­fil his am­bi­tion of open­ing his own work­shop. — Ber­nama

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