Tahap Penguasaan Kemahiran Fabrikasi Projek bagi Pelajar yang Mengambil Subjek Projek di JKE, Politeknik Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin
This action research was carried out to increase the level of mastering students’ fabrication project skills for students who involved with the project subject. A total of 24 respondents of the semester 5 students of Diploma in Electrical Engineering at Politeknik Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin were selected in this study. The objective of this action research is to identify the students’ basic knowledge, the causes of the students’ weakness and the level of student interest in fabrication skills. Two methods used were qualitative and quantitative. The data were also obtained through questionnaire and interview sessions. The findings showed the level of mastering fabrication project among students were 79.4%. The main factor influencing the mastery of fabrication skills is interest and followed by attitude. The result of this study found that 83.3% of respondents did not have the basic knowledge of fabrication skills before entering polytechnics, while 87.5% of respondents did not have their own fabrication base. Action will be processed within 8 weeks. Action completed within 8 weeks. The action plans included showing the good example of students’ project and showing video on how to improve the fabrication project. Lecturers also encourage students to enhance the fabrication skills training by producing several project modules. The result showed that there was an increase of 12% on the students' skills in the production of project fabrication and to attract students to be more creative in the project.
Keywords: fabrication skills; project; mastery