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To equip students with the appropriate automotive knowledge, functions of automotive components (i.e. engine, transmission etc), servicing processes and workshop management.

  • To produce technically competent students in hands-on and soft skills to fulfil automotive service industry needs
  • To equip students with service technology knowledge and social responsibility in automotive industry
  • To demonstrate entrepreneurship skills and recognize the need of lifelong learning for successful career development
Learning Outcomes

At the end of the programme, graduates will be able to:

  • Acquire and apply basic knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering related to service technology
  • Apply appropriate techniques, resources and knowledge to perform vehicle-servicing activities
  • Apply the fundamentals of management to support vehicle-servicing activity
  • Solve related problems using appropriate tools in vehicle servicing
  • Apply continual improvement initiatives throughout vehicle servicing field
  • Acquire an appreciation of professional ethics, safety, health and environment in vehicle servicing area
  • Demonstrate teamwork and leadership skills through effective communication
  • Appreciate principles of management, business practices and entrepreneurship
  • Recognize the need for professional development and lifelong learning
Career Opportunities

This programme provides opportunities for graduates to occupy technical and supervisory positions such as Service Manager, After Sales Head, Service Executive, After Sales Executive, Workshop Executive, Service Advisor, Technical Supervisor and Insurance Adjuster.

Entry Requirements
  • Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia Vokasional (SPMV) / O-Level with at least 3 credit including pass in English and Mathematics; or
  • Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with CGPA at least 2.00; or
  • Pass Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 in related field; and
  • Pass SPM with at least 1 credit for any subject
  • Continue Diploma level in same field
  • If needed, PPT should provide bridging programme as strengthening programme for students who change from technical / skill field to academic field
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by Malaysian government

Terms and conditions apply

Study Pathway
Students will be able to further their study at
DRB-HICOM University of Automotive Malaysia (DHU)
a. Bachelor Degree in Industrial Technology Management (Collaboration with University Malaysia Pahang)
b. Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Technology (Automotive Service Technology) with Honours
c. Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Technology (Industrial Design) with Honours
Local University
a. Any Public University which offer related courses
b. Infrastructure University of Kuala Lumpur (IUKL)
c. University of Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)
d. Management Science University (MSU)
e. Open University Malaysia (OUM)
Duration 2½ years
Local RM36,500
International RM44,900

Programme Overview

2 ½ years

Introductory English
Computer Application
Visual Management
Material Science
Fundamentals of Automotive Technology
Technical Communication 1
Introduction to Electrical and Electronics
Statics & Dynamics
Drivetrain System
Statics & Dynamics
Engine Technology
Chassis Technology
U1: Pengajian Malaysia 2
U2: Kemahiran Berfikir & Membuat Keputusan
Safety, Health & Environment
Introduction to Quality Management System
Engineering Drawing
Strength of Materials
Body Electrical & Electronic
Automotive Air Condition System
Engine Management and Control System
Alternative Fuel Technology
U4: Ko-Kurikulum
Technical Communication 2
Service Operation and Management
Fundamentals of Costing
Research Project
U3: Etika & Moral/
Perkembangan Sains & Peradaban Manusia/
Perlembagaan & Masyarakat/
Isu-Isu Kekeluargaan
Introduction to Strategic Management
Emerging Issue & Technology in Automotive Industry
Vehicle Maintenance Servicing and Pre-Delivery
Internship Programme