Construction Industry Needs for Vocational High School Graduates

Nurlita Pertiwi, Irma Aswani Ahmad
2018 Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology (ICAAIP 2017)   unpublished
The purpose of this study is to identify the competencies of vocational high school graduates and describe strategies for the achievement of these outcomes. This study formulates particular competencies required by the construction industry. The research method is quantitative. Data of competence graduates obtained by distributing questionnaires at 45 construction industries in Makassar. These industries are represented by three types of consultants which are planners, supervisors, and
more » ... rs. Furthermore, data competency achievement strategies obtained by questionnaire at five vocational technologies education experts. The construction industry needs analysis using descriptive methods. The strategy analysis was carried out by the method of analytical hierarchy process (AHP). The results showed that the primary competence of graduates, especially in attitude is confidence in the completion of work. In knowledge aspects, the graduates must have procedural knowledge about constructions method. In the aspect of skill, graduates should have the creativity in problem-solving. External strategy for achieving competence of graduates based on expert opinion is the development of teaching factory in schools, while internal strategy is development learning model.
doi:10.2991/icaaip-17.2018.35 fatcat:muhjls4cffcurdjfs32ibne33q