I am currently in my final year at university. Am I eligible to apply for FSTEP?
Yes, you may apply for FSTEP as long as you have obtained your final academic results and completed your industrial training by the time FSTEP commences.
Is FSTEP, a full-time or part-time training programme?
FSTEP is a full-time 3-month intensive training programme with training sessions from 8.30am to 4.30pm during the weekdays.
How much do I need to pay to join FSTEP?
FSTEP does not charge any fees. In fact, upon joining FSTEP, participants will be paid a minimum allowance of RM2,600 per month (for 12 months) by the sponsoring Financial Institutions.
Do I have to sign a bond?
Generally, you will be bonded throughout the 1-year training programme. If you withdraw during the training programme, you will be required to reimburse a sum of money to the sponsoring Financial Institution as stated in the contract/Letter of Offer.
Will I be offered a permanent position after FSTEP programme?
Generally, FSTEP participants will be offered a permanent role (based on performance) after the 9-month on-the-job training with the sponsoring Financial Institution.