Meeting the industrial demand of construction engineering graduate competence

Ahmad Rifqi Asrib, Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia
Anas Arfandi, Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia


The aim of this study is to identify the distribution and relevance of graduate competencies in S1 PTSP Department FT UNM to those in the world of work. This research was conducted for a year. The location of this research was conducted in according with the distribution of graduates. Samples amount 28 respondents. The data collected used questionnaires, interviews and documentation. The result shows that the waiting period of graduate majoring in engineering education buildings PTSP FT UNM within the last 3 years (2013-2015) in getting a job was an average of 4.4 months. Then, the relevance of the work with their educational background according to their expertise was 85.72% while 14.28% are not suitable. Furthermore, the level of relevance of graduates’ technical skills in the field of building engineering was at the level of relevant amount 44.48%, and in the field of education at the level of highly relevant amount 55.00% of the number of observed respondents. The level of employability skills were in the proficient category with the average value about 48.75% of all aspects.


graduate competence; the world of work; building engineering; technical skill

Full Text:

Fulltext PDF


Arfandi, A. (2013). Relevansi kompetensi lulusan Diploma Tiga teknik sipil di dunia kerja. Jurnal Pendidikan Vokasi, 3(3), 283–292. Retrieved from ticle/view/1843

Arfandi, A., & Sampebua, O. (2016). Kesiapan pelaksanaan praktik kerja industri Program Studi Keahlian Teknik Bangunan di Kota Makassar. Jurnal Cakrawala Pendidikan, 1(1).

Asmawi, M. R. (2005). Strategi meningkatkan lulusan bermutu di perguruan tinggi. Makara Hubs-Asia (Human Behavior Studies in Asia), 8(3). Retrieved from ia/article/view/124

Clements, M. D., & Cord, B. A. (2013). Assessment guiding learning: developing graduate qualities in an experiential learning programme. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 38(1), 114–124. 09314

Dardiri, A. (2011). Diversifikasi kompetensi lulusan pendidikan dan latihan vokasi untuk lebih kompetitif. Teknologi Dan Kejuruan, 34(1). Retrieved from gi-kejuruan/article/view/3023

Direktur Jenderal Pendidikan Menengah Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan. Surat Keputusan tentang Spektrum Pendidikan SMK, Pub. L. No. 7013/D/KP/2013 (2013). Indonesia.

Gill, I. S., Fluitman, F., & Dar, A. (2000). Vocational education and training reform: Matching skills to markets and budgets. ERIC. Retrieved from en/306571468750301579/pdf/multi- page.pdf

Herschbach, D. R., & Gasskov, V. (2000). Financing workforce preparation programs. In D. R. Hershbach & C. P. Campbell (Eds.), Workforce preparation: an international perspective (pp. 74–88). Ann Arbor, Michigan: Prakken Publications.

Laguador, J. M., & Ramos, L. R. (2014). Industry-partners’ preferences for graduates: Input on curriculum development. Journal of Education and Literature, 1(1), 1–8. Retrieved from ch_paper/152.html

Muhson, A., Wahyuni, D., Supriyanto, S., & Mulyani, E. (2012). Analisis relevansi lulusan perguruan tinggi dengan dunia kerja. Jurnal Economia, 8(1), 42–52. Retrieved from mia/article/view/800

Mulyono, W. D., & Pardjono, P. (2014). Peran komite sekolah dalam penyelenggaraan pendidikan SMK di Kabupaten Lamongan, Jawa Timur. Jurnal Pendidikan Vokasi, 4(3). Retrieved from ticle/view/2562



  • There are currently no refbacks.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Our journal indexed by:

ISSN 2088-2866 (print) || ISSN 2476-9401 (online)

View Journal Visitor Stats