|The opening of the competency assessor training was attended by the UMM Rector and BNSP representatives. (Photo: Mirza / PR)|
Professional Certification Institute (LSP) of the University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) held a competency assessor training at Gedung Kuliah Bersama 4 of UMM. If previously UMM had 93 assessors, this time UMM would add 48 new assessors. Training was held from January 15 to 19 in the future.
The training participants were teaching staff considering the availability of schemes in each Department. The aim was to produce an assessment tool that used during the competency certification exam of UMM student. The prospective assessors at the end of the training will take an exam or assessment.
According to Dr. Ihyaul Ulum, S.E., M.Sc., Ak., CA, as Director of UMM LSP, this training was conducted because the UMM LSP has been licensed since May 2018 and has 55 schemes. 20 of these schemes were currently being verified by BNSP. "The purpose of this activity generates and adds competency assessor resources," he said.
"Participants who are declared competent or pass the assessor's exam, then, at the beginning of February, they will be directly involved in the competency test of prospective graduates in all Departments. Especially in this training, we send from the faculty of health and medicine who previously did not have an assessor, "he explained.
Not only in this second period were held a training competency assessors. The plan was that in 2019 LSP will hold another training for UMM lecturers. "The goal is in the next 3 years the procurement of competency assessor resources at UMM will be safe," he added.
Ulum hoped that these 48 participants can be declared competent and graduate as assessors, so that increase the strength of the UMM LSP to assess prospective graduates. "This is in accordance with the Rector's Decree regarding of competency tests that require all UMM graduates to have competency certificates," he explained.
"This is a commitment for UMM. The learning system at UMM provides reinforcement of professional oriented competence. Graduation is not just a formality but a quality orientation. So that our graduates have trust in the community. Then this competency certificate becomes mandatory for students, "said the UMM Rector, Dr. Fauzan, M.Pd. (Win)