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Upskilling & Reskilling

Improving skills is very important to ensure that employees are always able to adapt their skills in line with current developments.


Digital Skills For Tomorrow's Jobs program is an initiative to preparing young adults across South East Asia for the 21st-century workplace. This program will provide digital skills training for the most high-demand jobs in Data Analysis, Data Science, Development Operations, Software Development, and IT Support. Upon completion, participants will receive digital credentials and a chance to join soft skills training and job placement in the related fields.

The objective of Digital Skills For Tomorrow's Jobs program are:

* To assist Malaysians in upskilling and reskilling their digital skills for the most high-demand jobs;
* To increase job seekers employability in today’s competitive landscape by providing people with the skills needed to find jobs;
* Securing job placement at the end of the program.

To find out more info, you can visit our FAQ and register here.


MyDigitalWorkforce Work in Tech (MYWiT) is an initiative to incentivize employers to hire Malaysians via digital upskilling and reskilling programmes. This initiative supports companies to hire digital talent through salary and training incentives. MYWiT consists of the following programmes: Digital Business Services (DBS) and Digital Tech Apprenticeship (DTA).

The DBS programme has been customised to increase the digital literacy and skills amongst Malaysians as an attempt to curb rising unemployment level. This is done through partnerships with companies in the fast growing DBS sector ultimately promoting Malaysia as an investment destination. Meanwhile, the DTA programme offers opportunities to upskill and reskill unemployed talents for them to increase their eligibility and be equipped with the skills required to thrive in most in-demand jobs tech jobs, in areas such as data science, software development and cybersecurity.

To get more information, please visit MYWiT website

MySTEP Programme 2021

General Assembly Malaysia (GA) is partnering with Khazanah Nasional, under MySTEP Programme 2021, to increase graduate employability and digital-readiness. Participants of the programme will earn RM2,000 monthly and a globally recognised certificate, while they upskill and search their next career opportunity.

Applications are now open for Malaysian diploma/degree graduates who have been unemployed for a minimum of 6 months. The fully-funded 4-month programme will provide individuals with short-term employment, build digital and professional skills, and help individuals secure their next career opportunity. Under the MySTEP Programme 2021, GA is offering six courses - data analytics, digital marketing, UX design, JavaScript development, Python programming, and front-end web development.

The criteria is that they hold a diploma/degree, have been unemployed for a minimum of 6 months, are between the ages of 20-35, and have a minimum CGPA of 2.8.

Interested participants can register or find out more about the programme by visiting this website


UpskillMalaysia is an online portal that centralises the programmes under Upskilling and Reskilling initiative across ministries and agencies for the Pelan Jana Semula Ekonomi Negara (PENJANA). This integrated online platform is activated to create an ecosystem that nurtures continuous skill enhancement, cross-skilling and promotes lifelong learning among the Malaysian workforce.

The objective of UpskillMalaysia are:

* To assist Malaysians in finding the right jobs and relevant training programmes to enhance their employability and prepare them for their future career within high demand industries;
* To improve marketability and competitiveness of job seekers, for them to be more resourceful with increased self-confidence for greater career opportunities;
* To assist employers in finding the right candidates to fulfil their work requirements;
* To manage and monitor programmes by ministries and agencies involved in Upskilling and Reskilling initiatives; and
* To create an interactive placement and training facilitation platform that is focused on assisting Malaysians source for opportunities for employment and generate sustainable income after completing the training programme.

To find out more info, you can visit the website.

EIS Vocational Training

EIS provides vocational training with the aim of reskilling and upskilling the workforce. Insured Persons (IP) who are interested in attending training may consult Employment Service Officers (ESO) for advice. The training fee is paid directly to the training providers, while eligible training recipients may also receive a financial incentive. Vocational Training

Training Fee (TF)
* Eligible JSA recipients may be referred to attend vocational skills training after consulting their ESO.
* Training costs of up to RM4,000 will be borne by EIS.

Vocational Training
* Training Allowance (TA).
* An incentive paid at a daily rate of RM10-20 depending on the recipient’s previous assumed salary.
* Training recipients must attend all mandated training sessions to be eligible.

To find out more info, you can visit our page.

TNB Reskilling Program

TNB Reskilling is an initiative to source and provide employment for Malaysians especially for Graduates, School Leavers and Retrenched Workers by participating in value-added relevant training courses required by the selected industries. Upon completion of the training, the applicants will be able to secure job placement in any industry requiring manpower to perform a specific job. It is compulsory for employers to hire the candidates and offer them a minimum of 1 year contract.

Our flagship courses
1. Grid Connected Photovoltaic System Installation, Operation & Maintenance
2. Smart Meter Installer
3. Power System Operation & Maintenance Electrician
4. Low Voltage Electrical Facility Maintenance
5. Medium Voltage Electrical Maintenance
6. Other Industrial based reskilling courses (i.e. Drone Technology, IT Skills, Office Administrative/ Management)

For more information, please visit our website.


Digital Skills Training Directory

Digital Skills Training Directory provides a catalogue of courses that address in-demand digital skills. These courses have been reviewed and endorsed by a panel of digital industry experts to guide you in selecting courses that meet your career needs for the digital economy.

To find out more info, you can visit the Digital Skills Training Directory website. is a local platform that provides a variety of courses to help those interested in adding new skills or improving existing skills. has various quality courses and training at cheaper prices than usual and shorter time periods to provide flexibility to its users.

Each course attended will equip you with the skills, inspiration, and professional relationships to make it easier for you to plan your steps to achieve your next goal. Digital learning is also available here for those who are interested in learning according to their own time period and anytime and anywhere.

To find out more info, you can visit the UPSKIL website.


INSKEN is one of the agencies that provide opportunities and initiatives to assist the development of entrepreneurs in terms of capacity through various training programs and programs in the form of guidance under the auspices of the Ministry of Entrepreneur and Cooperative Development (MEDAC).

INSKEN also provides various entrepreneurship programs from various fields and sectors such as spa, food-truck, accommodation, sewing and others. The programs organized are based on the needs and demands of the industry in strategic collaboration with industry practitioners, professionals and government agencies.

To find out more info, you can visit the INSKEN website.

Malaysia Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Malaysia Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) is an online learning course that is open to the people for free. The learning courses provided are collaborations with various Local Universities (19 universities) such as Universiti Malaya (UM), Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), and many more.

A total of 461 learning courses covering various scopes of topics are available at Malaysia MOOCs. A total of 480 thousand students have used this platform to further improve their skills and knowledge in line with current developments.

To find out more info, you can visit the Malaysia MOOCS website.