Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM)
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
Malaysian Skills Diploma (DKM)
Malaysian Advanced Skills Diploma (DLKM)
The Malaysian Skills Certification may be obtained through by three (3) methods :
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). 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.
Candidates may refer to the List of Accreditation Centres in this web site to obtain information regarding accredited centres and the latest skills programmes recognised by the DSD.
Benefits of the Malaysian Skills Certification