MFC-VTAR Furniture Course March Intake Begin

VTAR Institute is collaborating with the Malaysian Furniture Council (MFC) to offer a new programme - Furniture Technology Certification Course. The student intake will begin in March, 2016.

The course offers 80% practical training and 20%, with instructors comprising furniture industry experts from 46 factories under MFC, as well as from VTAR Institute.

The Furniture Skills Technology Certification Course is tailored made for furniture industry to produce skilled manpower who are trained and qualified to enhance the competiveness of local industries in the global market. This program is recognized by Department of Skills Development, an agency under the Ministry of Human Resources for co-ordination and control of training skills through apprenticeship with the National Dual Training System (SLDN) conducted by industries and institutes. There are approximately 40 companies agreed to provide training venue and coaches during industrial training. 

The Furniture Technology Certification Course will begin from the month of April and it does not involve any tuition fees. To be eligible to apply this course, a person must be a Malaysian citizen with age 16 and above and able to speak and write in Malay or English. The study duration is 18 to 24 months with credit hours up to 1600 hours.

The student will obtain Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 2 & 3 upon completion of the course. The certification is recognized by government and Malaysian Furniture Council. Student can pursue for SKM 4 /diploma or employment after completing SKM Level 3. 

The employment possibilities for the graduates in this field are Furniture production technician, Production Supervisor, QC/QA, Sample Production etc. 

The MOU was signed recently to establish a basis upon which VTAR and MFC may explore areas for cooperation. The Parties believe that such endeavours would be in the interest of both Parties, and of the academic and local furniture industry.

This close collaboration will help both MFC and VTAR Institute to deepen the mutual understanding of best practices in furniture technology. Through partnerships such as this MFC and VTAR Institute seeks to enhance the accessibility, quality, and effectiveness of training and learning for the students. 

For any inquiry, kindly contact MFC secretariat: 03- 9282 2333 or VTAR Institute (03-4149 8211/ 03-4148 1618) / Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



马来西亚家具总会(MFC)与拉曼技职学院(VTAR Institute),首次合办的家具工艺文凭课程,于今年三月开始招生。


总会与拉曼技职学院日前签署合作备忘录,是希望通过该项课程,培训拥有大马技能文凭第3级(SKM 3)的本地家具制造熟练技术人员。此外,通过此计划可让青年学习一技之长,解决青年失业问题,行业也可以逐步减少依赖外劳。

此项课程属于人力资源部属下技术发展局(Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran, JPK)推行的双培训课程(Sistem Latihan Dual Nasional, SLDN)。学生必须在拉曼技职学院完成20%理论课,另外80%实习课须到工厂实习,整个课程为期1年半。



对家具工艺文凭课程有兴趣者,可联络总会秘书处(03- 9282 2333);或拉曼技职学院(03-4149 8211/03-4148 1618)/电邮: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


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VTAR March Intake : Furniture Technology Certification Course
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