The Department of Skills Development (Malay: Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran), abbreviated JPK or DSD, is an agency under the Ministry of Human Resources of Malaysia for co-ordination and control of training skills for Malaysian citizens. It researches and develops standards to evaluate job expertise and competency.

WHAT IS SKM?

MALAYSIAN SKILLS CERTIFICATION (SKM)

Defining the contents of Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (Malaysian Skill Certificates) is the major function of Department of Skill Development.

There are currently five different levels of certification. Skill Certificates are obtained through Accredited Training Institutions and Industry-Oriented Training. Apprenticeship training courses in the National Dual Training System are carried out in approved institutes.

Separately, Pengiktirafan Pencapaian Terdahulu (PPT) (Recognition of Prior Achievement) allow trainees or trainers to convert their experience (either in work or training) into Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia. Malaysians can be awarded SKM without formal courses. They submit proof of such experience and the evidence is reviewed by the relevant officers and confirmed by the Pegawai Pengesahan Luaran, who is usually from the Department of Skill Development.

SKM - LEVEL OF AUTHENTICATION

Malaysian Skills Certification is one of the main functions of the DSD. This certification offers five (5) levels of authentication:

Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM) Level 1

Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM) Level 2

Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM) Level 3

Diploma in Skills Malaysia  (DKM) Level 4

Advanced Diploma Skills Malaysia (DLKM) Level 5

MALAYSIAN SKILLS CERTIFICATION (SKM)

The Department of Skills Development (Malay: Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran), abbreviated JPK or DSD, is an agency under the Ministry of Human Resources of Malaysia for co-ordination and control of training skills for Malaysian citizens. It researches and develops standards to evaluate job expertise and competency.

WHAT IS SKM?

Info Source - http://www.dsd.gov.my/index.php/en/media-jpk/services/skm 

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MALAYSIAN SKILLS CERTIFICATION (SKM)

Defining the contents of Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (Malaysian Skill Certificates) is the major function of Department of Skill Development.

There are currently five different levels of certification. Skill Certificates are obtained through Accredited Training Institutions and Industry-Oriented Training. Apprenticeship training courses in the National Dual Training System are carried out in approved institutes.

Separately, Pengiktirafan Pencapaian Terdahulu (PPT) (Recognition of Prior Achievement) allow trainees or trainers to convert their experience (either in work or training) into Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia. Malaysians can be awarded SKM without formal courses. They submit proof of such experience and the evidence is reviewed by the relevant officers and confirmed by the Pegawai Pengesahan Luaran, who is usually from the Department of Skill Development.

SKM - LEVEL OF AUTHENTICATION

Malaysian Skills Certification is one of the main functions of the DSD. This certification offers five (5) levels of authentication:

Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM) Level 1

Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM) Level 2

Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM) Level 3

Diploma in Skills Malaysia  (DKM) Level 4

Advanced Diploma Skills Malaysia (DLKM) Level 5

THE SKM MAY BE OBTAINED THROUGH BY 3 METHODS

SKM Sample Certificate

1. Through Training in a Recognised Institution

Through training programmes at JPK accredited centres for specific fields and skill levels that have been accredited.

2. Through Industry-Oriented Training (SLDN) 

Through apprenticeship with the National DualTraining System (SLDN) conducted by industries and skills training institutes. 

3.Through Accreditation of Prior Achievement (PPT)

Obtaining the Malaysian Skills Certification through past experience (work or training) without having to sit for any examination. The candidate is required to submit proof of his skills competency which will be assessed by the Assessing Officer and approved by the External Verification Officer appointed by JPK.

BENEFITS OF THE SKM

The Skills Certification Programme is recognised by industry in Malaysia


SKM Programme provides an attractive career path and personal growth opportunity for participants and is comparable to a career choice based on academic qualifications.
 

SKM Programme is able to produce skilled workers who are trained and qualified to enhance the competiveness of local industries in the global market.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR SKM

The minimum requirements for candidates to join the Malaysian Skills Certification Accreditation Method training through a recognised Training Institute are: 

Ability to speak and write in both Bahasa Melayu and English.


Must have passed a lower SKM level before signing up for a higher SKM level in the same field.

 

(*However, the Accreditation Centre may prescribe other conditions for its trainees)

SKM ACCREDITATION CENTRE

Accreditation Centre refers to a skills training provider that has been approved by the NCC to conduct skills training and offer Malaysian Skills Certification in specific fields and skill levels based on the National Occupational Skills Standards (NOSS). There are five categories of Accreditation Centres, namely: -
 

* Public Accreditation Centres (K)
 

* Private Accredited Centre (L)
 

* Industry Accreditation Centres  (I)
 

* Association Accreditation Centres  (P)
 

* Non-Destructive Testing Accreditation Centres  (NDT)

SKM - LEVEL OF AUTHENTICATION

THE SKM MAY BE OBTAINED THROUGH BY 3 METHODS

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