KK SUPER MART held its first ever SLDN (National Dual Training System) Convocation Ceremony
yesterday afternoon, at Bukit Jalil Golf & Country Club. Yang Berhormat Dato' Haji Mahfuz Omar, Deputy
Human Resources Minister of Malaysia, officiated the convocation ceremony and shared words of
inspiration with the graduates.
A total of 53 graduates successfully received their certification, out of which 28 obtained their SKM
(Malaysian Skills Certificate) and 25 was awarded with DKM (Malaysian Skills Diploma). The ceremony was witnessed by more than 300 parents and others apprentices of the SLDN-KK SUPER MART PROGRAMME. By end of 2019, 200 apprentices would have participated in the said programme.
Beginning in 2016, the SLDN-KK SUPER MART programme is an "On-the-job skills training programme"
to arm apprentices with more skills related to the retail fraternity. Apprentices work at KK SUPER MART
while attending classes at KK Training Centre, to get firsthand experience of the retail world. Apart from
getting monthly salaries, each apprentice also gets an allowance of RM300 for their participation in this
Yang Berhormat Dato' Haji Mahfuz Omar praised KK SUPER MART for being a responsible employer that
is serious about developing the knowledge and skillsets of its apprentices and staff across its 380 outlets.
The Deputy Human Resources Minister urges more corporations to be involved in SLDN programmes, in
order to build talents that are more capable and innovative, preparing Malaysia for the Industrial 4.0 era. Also present were Haji Suimi Abdul Majib, Deputy Director, Department of Skills Development
Malaysia, and Dr. Hajah Ruminah Binti Muhammad Zain, Director, Department of Skills Development,
Datuk Seri Dr KK Chai, Founder & Group Executive Chairman of KK SUPER MART believes ‘Education and training should be accessible for everyone. Even those who did not go to college deserves an opportunity to pursue a diploma, for expanding knowledge and improving skillsets’. ‘Some of the
graduates were initially earning slightly more than RM1000. Now that they are equipped with more skills, some are earning above RM5000, two years since they participated in the SLDN-KK SUPER MART Programme’.
KK SUPER MART aims establish KK College in the future, training more skilled talents as it approaches
500 outlets by 2020. Datuk Seri Dr KK Chai also invites more entrepreneurs and businesses to explore
starting SLDN Programmes and Trainings, to create brighter future for the people.
For more information on how you may participate in the SLDN-KK SUPER MART Programme, contact Mr
Azahar from KK Training Centre at 012-3608297.