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Since its establishment in 2002, EPC has built experience, expertise and network in vocational standards and curriculum, vocational capacity building, offering high impact vocational training and carrying out job placement for its graduates.


  • In 2002, EPC established with its first office in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur offering the Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM) in Computer Technician.
  • EPC moved to its Bandar Seri Putra campus with the first intake of 40 students
  • In 2004, EPC took over the JPK-accredited centre belonging to Universiti Malaya. Its student number increased to 500. Puan Sri Dr. Habibah Salleh was appointed Principal.
  • EPC become one of the first centre to offer Malaysian Skills Diploma (DKM) in computer engineering
History A-1

MoU between EPC and UM 

History A-2
 Newspaper Advertisement for DKM course
History A-3
 News clipping from Malay Mail


  • EPC become the first institute to offer the Level 5 Malaysian Advanced Skills Diploma (DLKM)
  • Tan Sri Datuk Zainol Abidin Abd Rashid replaced Tan Sri Asmat Kamaludin as the chairman
  • EPC started its automotive training centre through a collaboration with Fasfik (M) Sdn. Bhd., a chain of automotive fitting workshops.
History B-1

News clipping from KOSMO

History B-3
Tan Sri Datuk Zainol Abidin Abd Rashid 
History B-2
Collaboration between EPC and FASFIK 


  • EPC entered into a collaboration with Manpower Department to set up Apprenticeship Centre of Excellence, focusing on the National Dual Training System
  • EPC set up Autoskills and developed 5 NDTS Curriculum for the automotive sector
  • In 2009/10 EPC introduced the 'Train and Place' initiative to train unemployed graduates for placement in selected industries
History C1

MoU between EPC and Manpower Department 

History E4
Datuk Maznah Mazlan at EPC's convocation 
history E12
 Launching of Community College Modular Certification


  • EPC appointed by Jabatan Pengajian Kolej Komuniti, Ministry of Education to develop the National Modular Certification Framework and 98 National Modular Certificate programmes.
  • EPC appointed by Jabatan Pengajian Politeknik to facilitate the development of certification programme for Politeknik Metro.
  • EPC (Tourism Training Institute) developed National Occupational Skills Standards for the hospitality, theme park and tourism sub-sector for Department of Skills Development.
  • EPC introduced the training programme to inculcate social values in vocational training
History E11

Social Value course at Empire Adventure Park 

History E-2
 Workshop with Department of Polytechnic
History E3
Community College curriculum facilitator training 


  • EPC collaborated with Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (GreenTech) to develop and promote skills standards and certification for the green skills sector.
  • EPC (Green Skills) and Centre of Advanced Instructor and Skills Training (CIAST) offered the Green ICT Strategies, Intelligent Building Maintenance and Solar PV Maintenance training programmes to trainers from public training institutions.
  • EPC (Tourism Training Institute) launched the first Cultural Heritage Specialist Guide course in collaboration with Ministry of Tourism and Culture and UNESCO Bangkok
  • EPC (Tourism Training Institute) organised the Merbok community-based tourism initiative and the Bujang Valley for World Heritage movement in collaboration with the Northern Corridor Implementation Authority.
History D-3

Datuk Rashidi Hasbullah closing the  Cultural Heritage Specialist Guide course 

History D-2
Green ICT Strategy course jointly organised with CIAST
History E13
 Highlights of Merbok FAM Trip with NCIA