Schindler launches its First Apprenticeship Program in Indonesia

12.10.2017

PT Berca Schindler Lifts is ensuring the future of the company by it first joint Apprenticeship Program with BBPLK Bekasi.

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Berca Schindler launches its first Apprenticeship program jointly developed with BBPLK Bekasi (Balai Besar Pelatihan Kerja), a leading vocational training institute in Indonesia. The program incorporatesd various critical aspects of development forof the apprentices. The program which includes work-based training, a work-tailored curriculum, credential recognition as well as clear career development opportunities after the program.

Owner of Central Cipta Murdaya Group, Murdaya Poo, PT Berca Schindler Lifts’ President Director Willis Phua, and Head of BBPLK Bekasi, Helmiati Basri signed the joint declaration of intent today at the BBPLK Bekasi, which is located in South Bekasi.

The apprenticeship program curriculum equips the apprentices with a diversity of e, yet very relevant and specialized skills neededskills needed in the lift and & escalator industry. These includes the installation, maintenance and repairs aspect of the business. Apprentices also obtain work rotations across our Schindler operational businesses to provide them with real world work experiences.

Schindler as the industry leader, advocates raising the standards of safety and quality of the lift industry in Indonesia. Schindler had launched its largest training center in Southeast Asia in Puri Indah earlier this year with a capacity to conduct trainings for up to 300 people per a year. 

Building a strong technical foundation

The program aims to build a strong foundation for many employees who begin their careers within Schindler as technicians and grow into future technical experts.

‘Schindler is known for the safety and Swiss quality of the products delivered to our customers. This joint apprenticeshiop program with BBPLK Bekasi shall bring us a pipeline of young talents into the technical stream of the business. This will definitely help the rest of the market to follow suit and lift raise the safety and quality standards in the lift industry in Indonesia.’ said Willis Phua, President Director of Berca Schindler.

Helmiaty Basri Head of BBPLK Bekasi had this toalso added: ‘We are very pleased to be able to develop a very practical program with industry leaders like Schindler. We have helped tailored the curriculum to include modules from electrical, electronic and mechanical disciplines of our courses to ensure that apprentices are able to apply what they learnt from the classroom straight into a real world work environment.’
 

How to join the program

Schindler’s annual apprenticeship recruitment drive takes place every year starting from March to May with the program commencing in July of each year.

Suitable applicants should have completed Vocational School in mechanical or electrical engineering.
Fresh graduates are preferred and should be of Indonesian nationality.

Program fees are paid by the company and apprentices shall received a monthly stipend during the program.
 
 

PT Berca Schindler Lifts - the Home of Schindler in Indonesia
PT Berca Schindler Lifts (BSL) was established in 2000 as a joint venture between Central Cipta Murdaya Group and Jardine Schindler Group. BSL is headquartered in Jakarta and designs, engineers, installs, maintains, and modernizes elevators, escalators, and moving-walks throughout Indonesia.
 

About Schindler
Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators and related services. Schindler mobility solutions move more than one billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are over 59,000 employees in more than 100 countries.