TECHNICAL VISIT TO THE TRAINING SIMULATION CENTRE (TSC), ROYAL BRUNEI TECHNICAL SERVICES (RBTS) IN PENANJONG GARRISON BY THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (IET) BRUNEI NETWORK ON THE 4TH OF MAY 2018.
Friday, 4th May 2018, Tutong. The Instituition of Engineering and Technology (IET) Brunei Darussalam Local Network yesterday held a technical visit to the Royal Brunei Technical Services (RBTS), Training Simulation Centre (TSC) in Penanjong Garrison.
The objectives of the visit were to understand and learn firsthand the organisation of the RBTS, its goals, challenges and aspirations. The delegation, which was led by the Honorary Chairman of IET Brunei Darussalam Local Network, Lt Col (U) Schufin bin Hj Brahim was also briefed on the various departments within RBTS and later on discussed pathways for future collaboration between IET and RBTS. Around 23 participants from Brunei’s Science, Engineering and Technology community from various fields in particular students from IBTE took part and heard the opening remarks and briefing by the Chief Operating Officer (COO), Lt Col (R) Hj Salleh bin Haji Suhaili. There was also an opportunity for a walk around and briefing at the various simulator sections.
It was an eye opener of those who participated which gave them a better understanding and exposure on the role of RBTS in providing life cycle management services for the defence and security agencies in the country.
Technical visits like this represents one of several of IET Brunei Darussalam’s main yearly activities in fulfillment of its objective to advance and share knowledge, establishing a positive culture of professionalism, thus contributing towards national development.
The IET Brunei Darussalam is a branch of the Institution of Engineering and Technology or IET in the United Kingdom, in which it was inaugurated on 29 November 1997 as the Institution of Electrical Engineers or IEE (IET Brunei’s former name). Today, the IET is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the science, engineering and technology community. It was formed in 2006 by amalgamating The IEE (Institution of Electrical Engineers) and The IIE (Institution of Incorporated Engineers) together. The IET today has more than 150,000 members in 127 countries and offices in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.
For more information on IET Brunei Darussalam activites, visit https://communities.theiet.org/communities/home/143