Semarang, May 23rd-24th 2022 is a historic day for the Heavy Equipment Engineering Department of Vocational High Schools in the Central Java, for succeeding to conduct Student Competency Competition (LKS) at province level in hybrid (combined offline and online) for the first time. This event was carried out in collaboration between PT United Tractors Tbk, the Government Office for Education, and UT Fostered Vocational Schools (SOBAT).
For this 30th edition of the LKS Heavy Equipment Engineering competition, Central Java MKKS appointed SMK Negeri 1 Semarang as the organizing committee and the com ries for competition were Robi Tubagus Yuni, SPd, MT from LSP ABI who conducted the assessment onsite/offline, as well as Galih Akup Subekti, SPd, MT, and Setyo Hadi SPd, MT from UT School Jakarta who conducted the assessment online.
This year’s Heavy Equipment class LKS was attended by 5 SMKs from all over Central Java, namely SMKN 1 Semarang, SMKN 1 Gondang Sragen, SMK Maarif NU 1 Sumpiyuh, SMK Kesuma Margoyoso Pati, and SMK Warga Surakarta. The assigned juries for competition were Robi Tubagus Yuni, SPd, MT from LSP ABI who conducted the assessment onsite/offline, as well as Galih Akup Subekti, SPd, MT, and Setyo Hadi SPd, MT from UT School Jakarta who conducted the assessment online.
There are three sections in this year’s worksheet that were assessed, namely Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) on the PC195 excavator unit, Measuring Engine Component, and Troubleshooting Starting & Charging System, all three sections carried out by 2 students in 1 team from each participating school.
On May 30, 2022, the announcement of the winners was delivered simultaneously online for the 50 fields that were competed in the 30th LKS through live streaming YouTube channel of Central Java Provincial Education Office. SMKN 1 Semarang came out as the first winner of the Heavy Equipment Engineering competition, SMK Kesuma Margoyoso Pati as the second winner, and SMK Maarif NU 1 Sumpiyuh as the third winner.
SMKN 1 Semarang is entitled to receive education grant and trophy from the Central Java Provincial Education Office. Furthermore, as the first winner, SMKN 1 Semarang also earned the right to represent Central Java in National Level competition which will be held in October, supported by UT and UT School.