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American Journal of Educational Research. 2019, 7(11), 800-805
DOI: 10.12691/education-7-11-7
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Employability Skills of Vocational High School Expertise Mechanical Engineering at Surakarta City

Fendy Wijarwanto1, and Bernardus Sentot Wijanarka1

1Department of Mechanical Engineering Education, Graduate School, Yogyakarta State University

Pub. Date: November 11, 2019

Cite this paper:
Fendy Wijarwanto and Bernardus Sentot Wijanarka. Employability Skills of Vocational High School Expertise Mechanical Engineering at Surakarta City. American Journal of Educational Research. 2019; 7(11):800-805. doi: 10.12691/education-7-11-7

Abstract

This research aims to find out 1) customer satisfaction index, 2) important employability skills aspects which expected by industries or users of mechanical engineering vocational high school. This research is a quantitative descriptive study that uses the customer satisfaction index approach and Importance Performance Analysis. The subject of this research is the industry with the Human Resource Manager or Production Manager as respondent. The result of the satisfaction index is 76.98%. This value is within the satisfied range, it's mean industry expectations are full fill by grading. Importance employability skills aspects expected by industries are job or duty respect (3.56), discipline (3.55), honesty (3,45), technical design ability (3.44), operate and programming CNC Machine (3.40), operate manual machine (3.33), caring (3.33), using software design (3.22), creativity (3.22), communication (3.11), collaboration (3.11), and automation (3.00). Base on importance-performance analysis indicators job or duty respect and technical design ability are in the quadrant I. Discipline, honesty, concern, operate dan programming CNC, and operate the manual machine are in quadrant II. Communication, creativity and automation are in quadrant III. Using software design and collaboration are in quadrant IV.

Keywords:
quality insurance competency soft skill TVET quality management

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