Sinar College representatives visited Bahagian Promosi Pelancongan of Jabatan Ketua Menteri Melaka. We discussed the future cooperation in promoting career in tourism industry to students and people in Melaka.
Tags: Collaboration, Cooperation
Tags: Collaboration, Cooperation
On 6 November 2013, Sinar College representatives had meeting with Jabatan Ketua Menteri, Invest Melaka, Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA), and Polis DiRaja Malaysia. They are bringing foreign delegation every month and engage Sinar College as we are the major trainer of tour guides in Melaka.
We Are The Host 2013 was held on 4 November 2013 at World Youth Hotel (besides Kementerian Pelancongan Melaka). It commenced at 08.30 am and ended at 05.00 pm. It was attended by more than 100 participants. Sinar College sent several tourist guide students and lecturers to the seminar.
Participants who attended this course will obtain We Are The Host certificate that is required for those who engage as front-liners in tourism industry which include tourist guides. Thus, it carries equal legal weight as its predecessor, Sijil MESRA Malaysia. We Are The Host module is offered by private trainer from RM100 to RM200 but for this event, it is sponsored by Ministry of Tourism and organized by Malacca Tourism Association. Sinar College is a member of MTA.
On 1 November 2013, Sinar College visited Invest Melaka. Invest Melaka is an organization responsible in promoting and attracting investors to Melaka. At national level, Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) shares the same goals. Both organization collaborate in organizing business trips by foreign representatives to Malaysia and Melaka. As one of the destination for the tour, every month Melaka state government organize several of such tour and Chief Minister, Datuk Wira Idris Harun has decided to engage professional local tour guides. As a response to that, Invest Melaka seek assistance from Sinar College for providing the necessary tourist guides.
During our first meeting, we reach mutual understanding of above.
On 25 October 2013 at 6.30pm, Sinar College officially commences Tour Guide Course (Kursus Pemandu Pelancong) under Kementerian Pelancongan for April 2014 examination. For this batch, students are divided into 2 classes, namely Malay/Indian class and Mandarin Class. Students come from various background from running own businesses, tourism industry to fresh graduates. They come from Segamat, Kuantan, Muar, Kuala Lumpur and even Shah Alam.
On 25 October 2013, Kolej Sinar team visited Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tun Mutahir, Batu Berendam as part of its effort to enhance its tie with the school. We were invited by the school counseling teacher, En Khairuddin to give talk to students about the prospect of career in accountancy and tourism industry. About 150 students participated in the event, not including the teachers. Sinar College also earlier on sponsored a SPM Countdown Board to the school. The students and teacher gave warm response to the event. It started at 08.00am and ended at 10.00am.
On 24 October 2013, Sinar College visited Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Seri Tanjung, Tanjung Keling for a talk. We were invited by the school to elaborate the students on the career and qualification in accountancy. About 120 students participated in the talk. It started at 12.00pm and ended at 02.00pm.