PT Barata Indonesia succeeded in German-standard Training of Trainers (AdA)

04/25/2018 Latest News

In February 2018 in Surabaya, 15 technical experts, department supervisors and managers of the state-owned enterprise PT Barata Indonesia participated in the one-week “Ausbildung der Ausbilder (AdA)” Training of Trainers program organized and certified by EKONID.

The AdA training is an important qualification for in-company trainers aiming at enableing them to prepare, implement, and evaluate vocational education in any kind of profession following the German dual standard. The course provides pedagogical knowledge, amongst others on how to develop company training plans and how to transfer technical knowledge and skills to the apprentices.

The AdA training served as a preparation of Barata’s team for conducting the practical part of the currently running Dual Vocational Education Program in Industrial Mechanics. The 2,5-year education, following German vocational education standards and being organized and quality-controlled by EKONID, had started in its theoretical part in December 2017 in cooperation with the public vocational school SMKN 26 Jakarta. Besides PT Barata Indonesia, PT Siemens Indonesia, PT Mercedes-Benz Indonesia and PT MAN Diesel & Turbo Indonesia train apprentices of the school. The practical part of the dual vocational education program started in April 2018.