INSTEP or Institut Teknologi Petronas is a wholly owned training institute by Petronas, operated under its subsidiary Petronas Management Training Sdn Bhd.
INSTEP is one of the two major training units of the Petronas, aligned with the company’s mission to provide continuous learning platform and development for young people who aspire to make entry in the field of oil and gas.
It was established in 1981 and has been a key institution to supply skilled manpower for the petroleum company. Its main campus is located in Batu Rakit, Kuala Terengganu, occupying more than 50 acres of land.
Contact details: Institut Teknologi Petronas (Instep – Batu Rakit Campus), Lot 9764, Mukim Batu Rakit, 21020 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu. Tel: 09-669 6141.
To date, more than 5,000 technicians have been produced and trained, who went to work with not only Petronas, but also other big corporations including Amoco, Tioxide, Idemitsu, Eastment Chemical, Shell and others. INSTEP provides training, technical coaching, job opportunities as well as offering courses for school and diploma leavers, especially for those who are interested in the petroleum and petrochemical industry.
Staff from Petronas can upgrade their skills and knowledge by attending various programs including technical training and customized courses. In addition to this, INSTEP has also taken the advantage of the development in technology and IT by introducing online application through its website, instep-petronas.com, where students can save their time and hassle but submitting their details online.