THE Politeknik Brunei Open Day was held yesterday at the School of Science and Engineering (Lumut Campus) to highlight the institution’s learning opportunities such as the diploma programmes for the 2016/2017 intake.
The open day was attended by students from various upper secondary schools and sixth form centres, according to a press release.
“The technical education transformation is a timely response to the reality of the local and global economic landscapes that are constantly changing to address the current and future skilled workforce needs of the nation. Therefore, for the coming July 2016 intake, Politeknik Brunei will be offering a three-year Level 5 Diploma programmes to students with a minimum of five GCE ‘O’ Level credits in relevant subjects and students with Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) qualifications,” the press release stated.
“In addition to that, Politeknik Brunei will also be offering a three-year Diploma Level 4 programmes in Health Sciences. The Level 5 Diploma is equivalent to Higher National Diploma (HND) and Level 4 Diploma is equivalent to Ordinary National Diploma (OND) and both are accredited and approved by the Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council, Ministry of Education.”
Carrying the theme, “#pbskillfulgeneration,” the public were welcomed to visit the booths set up by four of Politeknik Brunei’s schools – School of Business, School of Science and Engineering, School of Information and Communication Technology and School of Health Sciences at the Multipurpose Hall, Politeknik Brunei Lumut Campus.
The Open Day started from 9am until 3pm. Briefings as well as question and answer sessions were also conducted by each of the institution’s schools regarding the programmes offered, as well as consultation session from the Higher Education Division, Ministry of Education and the Higher Education Computerised Admission System (HECAS).
For the latest and further information, please visit Politeknik Brunei’s official web portal at www.pb.edu.bn.