The Good Workshop Series

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The GOOD Workshop Series is an all-new after hour programme brought to you by Petrosains, in collaboration with social entrepreneurs to bring life-centric learning experiences to socially conscious community. Workshops happen fortnightly on Wednesday evening.

Introduction to Biji-Biji Initiative

The Biji-Biji Initiative is a social enterprise that aims to share progressive ideas with everyone. They champion sustainable living, and re-using waste creatively. By using discarded materials, basic electronics and passive building techniques, the Biji-Biji Initiative strives to inspire the public with fresh and fun approaches to sustainable living. Join their open workshop and learn all about innovative craftsmanship and design!

Workshop Details

Motion Sensing Light

Dive into the world of coding and circuitry in the Motion Sensing Light workshop. Participants will learn about microcontrollers, how to install and use the ‘Cuteduino’ software and program sensors to make their circuit board lights do something very cool!

Learning outcome
The Biji-Biji Initiative wants to instill a curiosity about the things around us, and what makes them tick, electronically. Participants will not only keep their very own circuit and microcontrollers, but they will also take home the DIY spirit!

Maximum participants per workshop: 15 pax

Date : Wednesday, 21 December 2016
Time : 6.30pm – 9.30pm (3 hours)
Venue : Petrosains, Level 4 Suria KLCC

Fees / Price:

RM 100.00 per person

Terrarium

Join us in the open Terrarium workshop and create your own ornamental piece, featuring adorable fleshy succulents decorated with DIY upcycled accessories. Bring your own re-usable waste (such as chopstick, toothpick, small stones, etc.) and we’ll show you how to pimp up your terrarium.

Learning outcome
Participants will gain a ‘green thumb’ by learning how to make and care for these wonderful tiny low-maintenance gardens. We will also have a fun and intimate Q&A session.

Maximum participants per session: 30 pax

Date : Wednesday, 21 December 2016
Time :
Session 1: 6.30pm – 7.30pm (1 hour)
Session 2: 8.00pm – 9.00pm (1 hour)

Venue : Petrosains, Level 4 Suria KLCC

Fees / Price:

RM 50.00 per person

Note:
Closing Date: 2 days before workshop date.
Payment is inclusive of course materials and refreshments

Payment Method:

Bank Transfer

Bank Name : Malayan Bank Berhad
Account Number : 5642 9305 907
Account Name : Biji-Biji Design Sdn Bhd

Kindly state your name and preferred workshop date on the transaction. Please email the proof of payment to hayati_lazim@petronas.com.my

This workshop is suitable for both youths and adults

Introduction to Green Yards

Green Yards is a social enterprise that provides a proper channel for local communities to dispose used cooking oils. They then reprocess the used cooking oils into eco-cleaning products such as eco-households soaps, eco-laundry powder, eco-candles and so on.

DIY Eco-Soaps From Used Cooking Oils

Workshop Details

In this interactive hands-on workshop, you will learn how to make your own DIY household soaps from used cooking oils using natural cold press process. The soap is enriched with natural glycerine that was produced by the natural saponification process; which is powerful on dirt yet gentle to your skin and the environment.

Course Content

  • Issues and consequences of dumping used cooking oil into drain
  • Basic chemistry of soap
  • Lye safety handling and calculations
  • Basic household soap making with used cooking oil

What will you take home?

  • A soap mould
  • Approximately 500g of essential oil scented soap made from used cooking oil
  • A bag-full of newly acquired cold press soap making knowledge

Note : Please prepare some boxes/recycle bags and a thick towel to bring your DIY soap home!

Maximum participants per workshop: 15 pax

Date / Time:

26 Oct 2016 (Wed) – 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm (2 hours)

Venue:
Petrosains, Level 4, Suria KLCC

Fees / Price:

Normal Fee:
RM 95.00 per person

PETRONAS Staff:
RM 80.00 per person

Early Bird:
RM 80.00 (payment must be completed by 19 Oct)

Note:
Closing Date: 3 days before workshop date.
Payment is inclusive of course materials and refreshments

Payment Method:

Bank Transfer

Bank Name : Maybank
Account Number : 5125 5832 9937
Account Name : Green Yards Services

After making payment, please email the proof of payment to greenyards.info@gmail.com and hayati_lazim@petronas.com.my or WhatsApp to +6016-3199223. Kindly state your name on the transaction.

Introduction to Sewist Nest

Sewist Nest is a social enterprise that aims to empower and enable people to create livelihood through craft and tailoring skillset. Through the Sewist Nest workshop, participants will develop mindfulness and strengthen their spatial skills through sewing and crafting activities. For every profit that they make through their products, services and workshop, Sewist Nest will be sponsoring free classes for communities in need such as refugees.

Jewellery Making Workshop

Workshop Details

This workshop aims to promote creativity and mindfulness through motor skill activities. By joining this workshop, you will be supporting our cause to promote the mindfulness movement, which has been proven to have therapeutic benefits for the mind, body and soul.

Techniques taught:

  1. Cutting thread
  2. Tie, knot & trim strings
  3. Sliding beads
  4. Clamp shells over knot
  5. Connecting jump ring
  6. Braiding three pairs of beaded threads

Minimum participants per workshop: 10 pax

Maximum participants per workshop: 30 pax

Date / Time:

5 Oct 2016 (Wed) – 6.00pm – 9.00pm
23 Nov 2016 (Wed) – 6.00pm – 9.00pm

Venue:
Petrosains, Level 4, Suria KLCC

Fees / Price:

Normal Fee:
RM 180 per person

PETRONAS Staff:
RM 150 per person

Early Bird:
Public: RM 170
PETRONAS Staff: RM 140
(payment must be completed at least 14 days prior to the date of the workshop)

Note:
– Closing Date: 7 days prior to the date of the workshop
– Payment is inclusive of course materials and refreshments
– 15% discount on purchases for 2 pax (Applicable for Normal Fee only)
– Fee is applicable for 1 slot only

Soft Toys Making Workshop

Workshop Details

This workshop is part of our community project dedicated to the brave children who are undergoing long-term treatment in hospitals across the Klang Valley, to provide them with much-needed comfort, distraction and joy while enduring a difficult and often scary experience in hospital.

Come join us and learn to hand-sew a teddy bear for yourself or your loved one. For every paid participant, a charity bear will be donated to the Project on your behalf.

Techniques taught:

  1. Pattern tracing & cutting
  2. Hand stitching
    • Running stitch
    • Backstitch
    • Stem stitch
    • Ladder stitch
  3. Stuffing the softie

– Minimum participants per workshop: 6 pax

– Maximum participants per workshop: 12 pax

Date / Time:

13 Oct 2016 (Thurs) – 6.00pm – 9.30pm
17 Nov 2016 (Thurs) – 6.00pm – 9.30pm

Venue:
Petrosains, Level 4, Suria KLCC

Fees / Price:

Normal Fee:
RM 150 per person

PETRONAS Staff:
RM 140 per person

Early Bird:
Public RM 140
PETRONAS Staff RM 130
(payment must be completed at least 14 days prior to the date of the workshop)

Note:
– Closing Date: 7 days prior to the date of the workshop
– Payment is inclusive of course materials and refreshments
– 10% discount on purchases for 2 pax (Applicable for Normal Fee only)
– Fee is applicable for 1 slot only

Dress Making Workshop

Workshop Details

This workshop is a community project that aims to promote body confidence through sewing activity.

By joining this workshop, you will improve your spatial skills and indirectly open up your social life through exchanged techniques and ideas.

Techniques taught:

  1. Measuring body & fabric
  2. Marking pattern on fabric
  3. Cutting fabric Hemming
  4. Interfacing and bias tapes
  5. Stitching fabric

– Minimum participants per workshop: 5 pax

– Maximum participants per workshop: 10 pax

Date / Venue:

19 Oct 2016 (Wed) – Beginner Level (Kaftan Top)
30 Nov 2016 (Wed) – Advance Level (Kimono Cardigan)

Time:
6.00pm – 9.30pm

Fees / Price:

Normal Fee:
RM 180 per person

PETRONAS Staff:
RM 150 per person

Early Bird:
Public RM 170
PETRONAS Staff RM 140
(payment must be completed at least 14 days prior to the date of the workshop)

Note:
– Closing Date: 7 days prior to the date of the workshop
– Payment is inclusive of course materials and refreshments.
– 15% discount on purchases for 2 pax (Applicable for Normal Fee only)
– Additional RM10 waive for participants who bring in their own sewing machines
– Fee is applicable for 1 slot only

Payment Method:

Bank Transfer
Bank Name : Alliance Islamic Bank
Account Number : 6221 600 1000 4986
Account Name : Sewist Nest Enterprise

After making payment, please email the proof of payment to sewistnest.co@gmail.com and hayati_lazim@petronas.com.my. Kindly state your name and workshop date on the transaction.

Contact:

Norhayati Mohd Lazim
Centre of Learning & Innovation
+603-2331 1448 / 1808
hayati_lazim@petronas.com.my

Social Enterprise:

A social enterprise is an entity that achieves a social mission by using a business model. It combines elements of NGOs and for-profit companies. Social Entrepreneurs often came up with the ideas to solve a social and environment problem with the objective to drive long-term benefits.

Simply Cookies (CLOSED)

The GOOD Workshop Series with Simply Cookies

Simply Cookies, a sister company of Les Petits Chefs, is a social enterprise founded in 2014. Their aim is to empower single mothers to be mothers and career women at the same time. Simply Cookies provides single mothers the economic opportunities with the flexibility to balance financial independence and motherhood. The single mothers are trained to bake and employed at their child-friendly kitchen where they can work alongside with their children. Simply Cookies also organises cooking and baking workshop for adult while promoting knowledge of science through the right cooking method and healthy eating.

Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Venue: Petrosains, Level 4 Suria KLCC

Dates

Date Time Workshop Title
27 April 2016 6.30pm – 8.30pm My Perfect Apple Strudel – Learn how acid plays a role in preparing the perfect puff pastry
11 May 2016 6.30pm – 8.30pm Sous Vide – Learn the process of vacuum sealing raw food in plastic pouches and cooking it slowly in a temperature-controlled water bath
25 May 2016 6.30pm – 8.30pm Handmade Pasta – Learn how to prepare the freshest pasta based on the types of ingredients and the process
8 June 2016 5.30pm – 7.30pm Chocolate Sphere – Learn the technique of tempering chocolate, making ice cream with dry ice

* Meals will be provided on 8 June 2016. (Buka Puasa)

Closing Date:
2 days before each workshop date.

Suitable for 18 years old and above.

Price / Fees

Individual Registration

Session Price (RM)
1 session 98.00 / pax
4 sessions 370.00 / pax

Group Registration

Group / Session Price (RM)
2 – 5 pax – 1 session 90.00 / pax
2 – 5 pax – 4 session 340.00 / pax
More than 5 pax – 1 session 85.00 / pax
More than 5 pax – 4 session 320.00 pax

Maximum number of pax per session: 20 pax

* Price is inclusive of materials and light refreshment is provided.

Urban Herb Gardening & Tea Drinking Workshop (CLOSED)

Urban Herb Gardening & Tea Drinking Workshop

Uniworco Enterprise is founded on the philosophy that every urban household should have an edible garden. This can help curb food scarcity, encourage awareness of food sources, and promote consumption of nutrient rich food.

Eventhough, Uniworco says that urban farming is possible and practical, there are many city people that are not aware of this. The thought of not having space in their apartment or houses, or not having a green thumb are always the main excuses.
In this interactive hands on workshop, you will be exposed to growing your own food so that you can enjoy eating healthy and organic food.
Venue: Petrosains, Level 4 Suria KLCC

Dates

Date Time Workshop Title
18 May 2016 6.30pm – 8.30pm Herbal teas are one of the easiest ways to add the benefits of herbs into our lives and they taste so good. In this workshop, you will learn how to plant western herbs in your own garden and how to care for them the organic way. We will also demonstrate how to prepare herbs infused tea and discuss on what types of herbs that work well together.
29 June 2016 5.30pm – 7.30pm*

*During the fasting month, food for breaking fast will be provided. 

Closing Date:
2 days before each workshop date.

Suitable for 18 years old and above.

Price / Fees

RM 100 per person
You will bring home a pot of herb!
Register before 10th May to enjoy a 10% early bird discount.

Maximum number of pax per session: 30 pax

Introduction To Aquaponics (CLOSED)

Date : 20 July 2016
Time : 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Venue : Petrosains, Suria KLCC
Fees : RM 139 per person (Payment include course materials and RM 100 cash vouchers for the next Aquaponics workshop).
RM 99 for early bird (Early bird payment latest on 13 July)

Closing date : 18 July 2016

Payment Method:
Bank Transfer
Bank Name : Maybank
Account Number : 507 077 415 377
Account Name : Loo Urban Farm

After making payment, please email the proof of payment to philiploo2015@gmail.com. Kindly state your name and workshop date on the transaction.
Maximum number of pax per session: 20 pax

Click here to register.

Person In Charge:
Norhayati Mohd Lazim
Centre of Learning & Innovation
+603-2331 1448/1808
hayati_lazim@petronas.com.my

Remarks:
Suitable for adult (18 years old and above)