Relating to an occupation or employment. This term is often used in conjunction with work that requires a specialized skill, training, or knowledge set, such as auto mechanics.
Vocational and technical education has proven to be increasingly popular among students as it saves time and money.
Those who opt to enter a vocational college after sitting for the Penilaian Menengah Rendah (PMR) will receive their diplomas after just four years of studies, as opposed to the common pathway which is to sit for the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM).
Students pursuing vocational and technical education which is based on the Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia curriculum will be exposed to practical components to strenghten their knowledge and skills that will enhance their career prospects.
The database management system student saw it as a "fast-track" to acquire tertiary qualifications.
It is also to disseminate information of the Government's initiatives to transform the vocational and technical education.
The Government has vowed to transform the technical education and vocational training (TEVT) sector in a move to make TEVT more appealing to students.