PERDA High Technology Institute (PERDA-TECH) or PERDA Advanced Technical Institute (PERDA-TECH) is an institution that offers a variety of skills training for postgraduate Certificate of Education Malaysia. PERDA-TECH is located in Bukit Panchor, Nibong Tebal, Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang and has started its operation in 1989 known as the Training Centre PERDA (PLP).
On December 16, 2007, PERDA Training Centre was upgraded to PERDA High Technology Institute (PERDA-TECH) with the restructuring of courses and fields of study offered. As an education institution registered with the Ministry of Education Malaysia, PERDA-TECH has also been recognized as a Certified Center, Department of Skills Development Human Resource Development Ministry to produce the Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM). In addition PERDA-TECH has also received recognition Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) in the field of study offered and the professional bodies such as CISCO, The Welding Institute (TWI) and the CIDB.
Apart from the courses at the certificate, PERDA-TECH offers Diploma courses Diploma in Welding Engineering.
PERDA-TECH has also established collaboration with Terengganu Advanced Technical University College (TATiUC), Polytechnic of Kota Bharu, Kelantan and Sabah Foundation College (KYS).
Recruitment of new students held in July every year. Duration is 21 months for the certificate. The students undergo industrial training for 3 months in industries related to their field of study.
The courses offered by PERDA-TECH are as follow:
• Sijil Teknologi Kimpalan
• Sijil Teknologi Automotif
• Sijil Teknologi Maklumat
• Sijil Senireka Fesyen
• Sijil Rekabentuk Multimedia
• Sijil Kejuruteraan Pertanian
• Sijil Kejuruteraan Elektrik
• Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering (Product Design)
• Certificate in Manufacturing & Engineering (Machining)
• Certificate in Manufacturing & Engineering (Tool & Die Design)
• Pendawaian Fasa Tunggal (PW2)
• Diploma Kejuruteraan Kimpalan (SKM)
• Diploma Kemahiran Tinggi
Students who graduated in PERDA-TECH have the opportunity to pursue higher in other institutions or directly involved in the industry as semi-skilled workers.
Please click http://www.perda-tech.edu.my/ to visit PERDA-TECH website.