All trainees are required to attend classes in this department whereby lessons are conducted in English. Trainees sit for an aptitude test after which they will be streamed into classes according to their  proficiency in the English Language. The GS Department helps the trainees to improve their daily life conversation using varied teaching aids and methodology. Different learners (St. Louis Class) are given individual attention:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Arithmetic


This year, there were only three competitions organized by the General Studies Department for the skills competition. The students participated in competitions such as debate, spelling bee and charades. The students were exceptional in their performances and demonstrated zestful competitiveness. Great going boys!


All Year 1 and Year 2 students are compulsory to sit for English papers during this semester examination in the General Studies Department.  They were tested on grammar, comprehension, essay writing and vocabulary. Prior to the exam, the teachers conducted speaking, reading and listening tests for the boys. All the best boys!



The General Studies Department held a Play Role and SIR (Spell It Right) Competition for Year I and Year II students. The Year I students did Roll Play while Year II students competed in SIR. The students had competed a few weeks earlier between their English classes.

The finals was held on 17 June and the judges were Bro. Peter K sg., Bro. Robin D sg. and Ms. Theresa. Year I Role Play Champion was the Computer Maintenance students, who did the role play on Emergency Situation During A Robbery while the Champion for Year II SIR competition was Motor Mechanics students. Congratulations boys!


Semester examination was held from 4-10 October 2016. Students sat for their respective workshop theory and practical examinations.  All students sat for Basic Computer examination, International Computer Driving License (ICDL) and General Studies examinations i.e. English Language and Bahasa Malaysia.  For Batch 15 students, this was their 3rd semester examination and for the new students, Batch 16, this was their 1st semester examination.