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10 Dec 2019 / 10:46 H.

BERJAYA TVET College (BTVET) is introducing more Business-Vocational courses to produce students who are street smart, technically-inclined and who will become industry-ready graduates.

Its Qualifications and Assessments International (QAI, UK) for the Professional Advanced Diploma in Business Management launched in September 2019 has taken a leap into producing vocational-business students who are well suited to join the business services industry. QAI is UK’s private international awarding body that offers qualifications, assessments and certifications.

The Professional Advanced Diploma in Safety and Health Officer under the Centre of Management and Accountancy (CMA) is recognised by OCC Safety Health & Environment Global Ventures. The course addresses leadership, cultural diversity, technology and interpersonal skills which are vital in the global workplace.

These programmes prepare students to bring about change in the way safety and health initiatives are implemented in the workplace. The aims of occupational safety and health programmes include fostering a safe and healthy work environment.

Two new courses commencing in January 2020 are the Professional Advanced Diploma Retail, Facilities and Mall Management and Professional Advanced Diploma in Office Administration. While the Professional Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management will commence in May 2020. These new programmes are geared towards setting a record to develop high vocational qualifications for Malaysia by the end of 2021.

With the number of malls opening in Malaysia, the Professional Advanced Diploma in Retail, Facilities and Mall Management will cater for the number of job vacancies available in this sector. It was predicted that by the end of next year, Malaysia will have close to 700 shopping malls. BTVET will train students via the “Experiential-Industrial Interconnectivity” approach through ready collaboration with BERJAYA Conglomerates.

The Professional Advanced Diploma in Office Administration is a secretarial cum business administration course that prepares one to handle office administration tasks such as scheduling of meetings and appointments, customer service, filing and recording documentations, processes and procedures of office functions and systems. Students are also exposed to understanding vital functions in human capital resources and development, organisational behaviour, ethics and law and handling data to produce reports, etc.

In May 2020, BTVET will introduce a new course in Professional Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. This course focuses on logistics management to move the inventory in a supply chain effectively and efficiently to extend the desired level of customer service at the least cost in parallel with waste management.

BTVET is also the first vocational and professional institution to offer the USA American Hospitality Academy (AHA) Professional Diploma certification courses in Malaysia like the Professional Diploma in International Business Leadership.

This course addresses concerns related to leadership, cultural diversity, technology and interpersonal skills which are vital skills in the global workplace.

BTVET’s business vocational students will also benefit from value added short courses such as the Certificate in Digital Marketing Applications and Entrepreneurship and Accounting Software as part of their curriculum.

“At BERJAYA TVET College, we emphasise the importance of independent learning, creativity, communication skills, team spirit, respect for diversity and leadership. These attributes are instilled in students through its holistic educational approach in all our vocational business programmes. The duration of all our business vocational courses are 36-months long inclusive of four months internship,” said its president Kanendran T Arulrajah.

BTVET’s city campus is located on Level 10 of Berjaya Times Square. For more information, contact 03-2148 8068, email: or visit www.tvet

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