THE IMPLEMENTATION OF COMPETENCY CERTIFICATION EXPERTISE AND SKILLS OF CONSTRUCTION LABORS IN SURABAYA CITY
Labors carrying out construction work must have skills certificates and job skills. However, these requirements cannot be fulfilled maximally by certifying stakeholders. This study aims to examine in depth the performance of the stakeholders involved in the implementation and benefits of certification expertise and skills of construction labors in the city of Surabaya. Data collection using questionnaires distributed to 60 contractors and professional associations. Analysis of data using qualitative and quantitative methods. The results concluded that the information, requirements and implementation of certification in Surabaya is good enough. Some things that must be considered are: or major qualification skills and the timing of verification and validation process at professional association level is too long. The cost of certification is too expensive and there is no uniformity of cost from the professional association of the organizers. The owner of certification expertise and skills of construction labors is guaranteed to be easy enough to get a job and gain career levy according to skill, easy enough to earn higher salary and gain skills but not guaranteed regular salary increase. The existence of certification expertise and skills of construction labors for contractors has not been fully utilized for the following requirements: establishing new companies, participating in tenders and implementing government or private projects. Professional associations already have and use the guidelines and standard operating procedures in accordance with applicable government regulations and have been certifying with service is quite satisfactory.