Construction of TVET Students' Career Profile Pathways

  • Mohamad Sattar Rasul Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • Ahmad Rosli Mohd Nor Universiti Teknologi Mara
  • Salleh Amat Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Keywords: Career, career profile, career pathway, career planning

Abstract

A lucrative career and meet the personality of the individual is the dream of every human being. Yet, the diversity of human personalities causes each individual to need a different career path to obtain a career that is in line with their personalities. This study was conducted to develop different career development pathways according to the profile of each individual. This qualitative study used Multiple Case Study with Delphi technique Interview Method as the data collection method. There were 15 informants who were graduated from TVETs background and have been successful in their careers. The results of the analysis using Thematic Analysis and Fuzzy Delphi have produced Seven (7) different career paths according to profile namely Opportunist Path, Aggressive Path, Systematic Path, Cognitive Path, Conventional Path, Roe Path and Roe-Supportive Path. All these Career Routes are then agreed by experts using Focused Group Discussion techniques consisting of lecturers and alumni of TVETs. These different paths can give a new dimension to students to make their own career planning based on their personalities.

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Author Biographies

Ahmad Rosli Mohd Nor, Universiti Teknologi Mara

Dr Ahmad Rosli Mohd Nor are the senior lecturer from the Universiti Teknologi Mara, Academy for Islamic Contemporary Studies (ACIS) Department, Faculty Member.

Salleh Amat, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Dr. Salleh Amat is an Associate Professor and the Chairman of Student Diversity Center & Community Development, Faculty of Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malysia

Published
15-01-2021
How to Cite
Rasul, M. S., Mohd Nor, A. R., & Amat, S. (2021). Construction of TVET Students’ Career Profile Pathways. Journal of Technical Education and Training, 13(1), 139-147. Retrieved from https://publisher.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/JTET/article/view/7829