Malaysian Carbon Reduction and Environmental Sustainability Tool (MyCREST) Qualified Professional Training Assessment

  • Mohd Firdaus Mustaffa Kamal Sultan Idris Education University
  • Haryanti Mohd Affandi The National University of Malaysia
  • Nurul Eizzaty Sohimi The National University of Malaysia
  • Nor Hafizah Abdul Musid The National University of Malaysia
  • Mohd Rizalman Mohd Ali Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB)
  • Irdayanti Mat Nashir Faculty of Technical and Vocational, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjong Malim, Perak, 35900
Keywords: MyCREST, assessment, training and training evaluation

Abstract

In assessing the green building application, CIDB has introduced the Malaysian Carbon Reduction and Environmental Sustainability Tool (MyCREST) which will be fully implemented for government project starting in the year 2018.  In order to spread the awareness of MyCREST implementation and train the MyCREST assessor, and TVET workforce, CIDB has conducted series of MyCREST training every year.  This research aims to investigate the overall performance of MyCREST training through the training objective assessment method.  This research was carried out during the MyCREST in-house training by CIDB involving 33 trainees from all over Malaysia.  A questionnaire survey has been developed for this research, and the data has been analyzed using descriptive statistical analysis.  Result from this research determined that the majority of the respondents who completed this training have acquired new knowledge on MyCREST.  It can be concluded that MyCREST training has achieved the objectives set out by the CIDB.  However, in order to improve and to richen the data, observation during the training is suggested to be added in future research.

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Author Biographies

Mohd Firdaus Mustaffa Kamal, Sultan Idris Education University
Working as a senior lecturer in the department of engineering technology, Faculty of Technical and Vocational, Sultan Idris Education University
Haryanti Mohd Affandi, The National University of Malaysia
Senior lecturer in the department of teaching and leraning innovation, faculty of education, The National University of Malaysia
Nurul Eizzaty Sohimi, The National University of Malaysia
Postgraduate student at the faculty of education, The National University of Malaysia
Nor Hafizah Abdul Musid, The National University of Malaysia
Postgraduate student at the faculty of education, The National University of Malaysia
Mohd Rizalman Mohd Ali, Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB)
Working as a researcher at Construction Research Institute of Malaysia, CIDB
Irdayanti Mat Nashir, Faculty of Technical and Vocational, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjong Malim, Perak, 35900

Working as a senior lecturer in the department of engineering technology, Faculty of Technical and Vocational, Sultan Idris Education University

Published
26-09-2019
How to Cite
Mustaffa Kamal, M. F., Mohd Affandi, H., Sohimi, N. E., Abdul Musid, N. H., Mohd Ali, M. R., & Mat Nashir, I. (2019). Malaysian Carbon Reduction and Environmental Sustainability Tool (MyCREST) Qualified Professional Training Assessment. Journal of Technical Education and Training, 11(4). Retrieved from https://publisher.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/JTET/article/view/3142
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