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With a combination of 30% theory and 70% practice, the dual vocational training combines on-the-job training in companies based in Malaysia with school education in a training centre. The trainees rotate between practical training for 6-18 weeks and learning in a certified training centre for 3-8 weeks.

After successfully completing the training and passing the examinations, the trainees will receive a professional certificate from the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry / MGCC and a Malaysian Skills Advanced Diploma awarded by the Malaysian Department of Skills Development JPK (Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran).

At the moment, we offer commercial training in Malaysia for forwarding business administration and technical training for mechatronics technician. Further training as an electronics technician for automation technology will begin in July 2018.

Professional Profiles

  • Mechatronics
  • Logistics Operation Management
  • Electronics for Automation Technology
  • Industrial Management
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Mechatronics

As a mechatronics technician, you can find employment easily in companies involved in machinery and plant engineering. You can work in the automation technology sector, as well as in the vehicle-, air- or spacecraft construction industry. Also in the fields of information and medical technology your expertise is required.

Your job

A mechatronics technician is a technical all-rounder who is well prepared for the technical innovations of Industry 4.0. In their daily work, mechatronics technicians build complex mechanical, electrical and electronical components and mechatronic systems, e.g. robots for industrial production. If you become a mechatronics technician you are going to learn to build individual components and assemble them to systems and production lines. Also, putting the finished production units into operation and installing the software is among your tasks. You follow circuit diagrams and design drawings, and carefully inspect the systems before handing them over to the customers. Furthermore, you are responsible for maintaining mechatronic systems and repairing them if necessary.

Your training will include:

  • Company and technical communication
  • Quality management
  • Plan and control work processes, check and evaluate work results
  • Cut, separate and reform manually or by machine
  • Install electrical sub-assemblies and components
  • Measure and test electrical values
  • Install and test hardware and software components
  • Build and test control systems
  • Programme mechatronic systems
  • Assemble components into machines and systems
  • Assemble, dismantle, secure and transport machinery, systems and plants
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Logistics Operation Management

As a logistics operations manager you can work for freight forwarders and other logistics service providers in the area of transhipment and warehousing. You sell logistical services by developing transport solutions and logistics concepts, taking into account economic, legal and ecological aspects. Your workspace is a warehouse, an airport or sea port, or the office of a freight forwarding company.

Your job

Moving goods, connecting the world through commerce… these are some of the things you will be doing! Flashlights from China, cars from Germany and coffee from Guatemala – whenever a product has to cross a border and arrive exactly where it is needed, logistics operations managers are at work. They organise and optimise national and international freight transport and worldwide shipping for their customers in industry and trade. For a project to become a "logistical masterpiece", a lot of coordination is required. Here you come into play.

Your training will include:

  • Know transport, customs and insurance guidelines, as well as the specifics of transport
  • Process-oriented goods and services in transport and logistics
  • Warehouse logistics
  • Consolidated cargo and transport systems
  • Contracts, liability and insurances
  • Quality management
  • Ability to handle dangerous goods, maintain security and safety
  • Serve customers worldwide and across borders
  • Carry out business, commercial and administrative activities
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Electronics for Automation Technology

As a technician specialising in electronics for automation technology, you will find employment in companies that develop, manufacture or use automation solutions.

Your job

You will play an important role in building the automation for Industry 4.0. As part of their work flow, electronics technicians analyse functional relationships and process plans from automated systems and design changes of extensions. You install and adjust electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic drive systems, and build measuring, control and regulation equipment. You assemble, configure, program and adjust sensor systems, operating systems, bus systems and networks. You connect the installed components to complex automation equipment which are then integrated in an overall system. In addition, you operate automation systems for automation technology and maintain their effectiveness.

Your training will include:

  • Operational and technical communication
  • Mounting and connecting electrical equipment
  • Plan and control work processes, check and evaluate work results
  • Measure and analyse electric functions and systems
  • Assess the safety of electrical systems and equipment
  • Install and configure IT systems
  • Advise and assist customers with provision of services
  • Technical order analysis and solution development
  • Construction of facilities of automation technology
  • Configuration and programming of automation systems
  • Checking and commissioning of automation systems
  • Maintain and optimise automation systems
  • Business processes and quality management in the operational area
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Industrial Management

As an industrial manager you can work in companies of almost all economic sectors, such as in the electrical, automotive, chemical, wood, transport, textile or commercial sectors. Your workspace will usually be in an office but could also be in a warehouse or production hall.

Your job

The tasks and work areas of an industrial manager are versatile: you buy goods and manage the inventory, determine costs for orders and projects, and monitor production processes. In addition, you will be active in marketing and sales -- accepting orders, conducting sales negotiations, preparing invoices and planning marketing strategies and advertising measures.

If you are placed within the accounting department, you will manage book-keeping, oversee payment transactions, and use instruments of cost planning and control. 

Personnel management is also one of the tasks of an industrial manager. You will plans and determine personnel deployment and also contribute to HR decisions. 

Your training will include:

  • Determining the demand for products and services
  • Checking contracts
  • Purchasing materials
  • Processing orders
  • Planning production and marketing
  • Cost-planning, financing, profitability, and investments
  • Accounting
  • Effective customer communication (also in foreign languages)
  • Problem-solving and decision-making
  • Personnel planning
  • Market research, compiling statistics and data processing