Skills Upgrading Programme


The Skills Upgrading Programme is aimed at enhancing the skills and capabilities of employees of SMEs in the technical and managerial levels, particularly in critical areas such as the electrical and electronics, information technology, industrial design and engineering fields.

Skills upgrading and retraining is vital to enhance the quality of the workforce in order to increase the effiency of SMEs and adapting to the dynamic business environment.

The objective

  • To enhance knowledge the owner the SMEs in managing business
  • To enhance skills & capabilities employees of SMEs

Grant of 70% on the training fees for SMEs are for Technical and Soft Skills. Currently SME Corp. Malaysia has appointed 40 training centres to undertake technical and soft skills training for SMEs:

  1. Agensi Nuklear Malaysia
  2. AJA EQS Certification (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  3. German-Malaysian Institute (GMI)
  4. Halal Industry Development Corporation Sdn. Bhd (HDC)
  5. Institut Keselamatan dan Kesihatan Pekerjaan Negara (NIOSH)
  6. Institute Institute of Marketing Malaysia (IMM)
  7. Might Meteor Advanced Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd.
  8. Perbadanan Produktiviti Malaysia (MPC)
  9. Pusat Pembangunan Tenaga Manusia Selangor (SHRDC)
  10. SIRIM Berhad
  11. TWI Training & Certification (S.E Asia) Sdn. Bhd.
  12. D’or Rue Sdn. Bhd.
  13. Innovation (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  14. IEM Training Centre Sdn. Bhd.
  15. Malaysian Green Technology Corporation
  16. FMM Insititute
  17. Institut Pengurusan Malaysia (MIM)
  18. Malaysian Institute Accountants (MIA)
  19. Perwira Conquest (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  20. Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)
  21. Univ. of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education (UMCCeD)
  22. Universiti Tun Abdul Razak Sdn. Bhd. (UniRazak)
  23. International Inst. For Halal Research & Training (INHART)
  24. MyPEC Sdn. Bhd.
  25. Inst. Pembangunan Bioproduk - UTM (IBD-UTM)
  26. Pusat Pembangunan Tenaga Industri Johor (PUSPATRI)
  27. Kulim Technology Management Sdn. Bhd (Kulim Hi-Tech)
  28. Kedah Industrial Skills and Mgt. Dev. Centre (KISMEC)
  29. Pusat Pembangunan Kemahiran Negeri Sembilan (NSSDC)
  30. Pusat Pembangunan Kemahiran Pahang (PSDC)
  31. Universiti Malaysia Pahang (CENFED-UMP)
  32. ITS Management Sdn. Bhd.
  33. Pusat Pembangunan Kemahiran Sarawak (PPKS)
  34. Pelita Maslaut Sdn. Bhd.
  35. Sabah Skills & technology Centre (SSTC)
  36. TATi University College (TATiUC)
  37. Perak Entrepreneur and Human Resources Development Agency Berhad (PEHDRA)
  38. Sarjana Management & Consultancy (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  39. Taj Vision Sdn. Bhd
  40. Penang Skills Development Centre (PSDC)

For enquiries please contact the officers in charge from the Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF):

  • Training Provider Registration/ Training Grant Allocation / Training Programmes
    Nama : En. Murali Muniandy 
    Tel : 03-20964710 

  • Application for Approval to Conduct Training 
    Nama : En. Puviyan Thevar a/l Thiagarajan
    Tel: 03-20964983

  • Training Fee Claims
    Nama : Pn. Nur Azila bt Alimi
    Tel: 03-20964936
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