Faculty of Engineering YSU dominated Champions of the Regional Selection of Competitor Candidates for the 11thAsean Skills Competition (ASC)

Faculty of Engineering (FE), Yogyakarta State University (YSU) dominated the Champions of the Regional Selection for seeking Competitor Candidates of the 11thAsean Skills Competition (ASC) organized by the Department of Manpower and Transmigration, Yogyakarta Special Region (YSR). Among the entire field of competition,the champion is the student representatives from Faculty of Engineering after passing a series of theoretical and practical tests. The participants of the competition included representatives from universities, colleges, high schools, job training centers, and vocational schools.

In the field of fashion technology, the winner is Fellia Purwanita from Fashion Education Study Program, welding was won by Aris Munandar from Mechanical Engineering Education Study Program, beauty therapy was won by Mella Puspasri of Make-up and Beauty Therapy Study Program. Moreover, Muhammad Iqbal from Hospitality Education Study Program was winning the field of cooking, while Fidya Nurani Nikita from Hospitality Education Study Program was in the first place of restaurant service.

In addition to getting the trophy and prize money, all of the winners deserve to join centrality of training. In November, they will join the national selection as representative of Yogyakarta Special Region.
Hera Aprilia, S. Kom., M. Eng., Head of Coaching, Training, Certification and Internship (P2SP) Department of Manpower and Transmigration DIY while closing the event, hopes that Yogyakarta representatives can eventually bring the region at the national level even at the international level of the the 11th Asean Skills Competition to be held in Vietnam. "We will continue to coordinate and synergize with YSU which successfully passed all representatives to the national level," said Hera.

"The preparation requires only 2 months more or less, so we really hope the winners of the Regional Selection can prepare as maximum as possible both technically and mentally for selection in the national level," he added.

Today’s achievement, said Hera, is the beginning of a certainly long process and may also contribute to improve labour competence especially in YSR.

Meanwhile, Chairman of the Department of Hospitality Education, Fashion and Hairstyling, Noor Fitrihana, M. Eng., appreciated the small achievements while advising that the competition has not yet come to an end, so that the department will continue to assist them before the students advance to the national level. "We will continue to provide support, guidance, direction, and facilities for the students to practice and perform the preparation in maximum," Noor added. (wulan)