Sabah Foundation Technical College
Sabah Foundation Technical College (KTYS)
, with its mission to provide lifelong learning, is on the fast track to become a centre of academic and vocational training in the region.
Among others, the objectives of KTYS are to offer industry-related courses; to provide educational opportunities to students in rural areas; to develop competent students as well as to produce skilled human resources in line with the requirements of the country.
Towards this end, smart partnerships are built with relevant industry players, educational and training institutions. On the development of human capital, KTYS is working closely with the government to equip its students with the necessary skills in meeting the job market's requirements.
As such, KTYS has taken a new approach in education by adopting a Competency-Based Training approach by providing the students trainings and placing them in the job market. The objectives are to produce more K-workers as well as to meet the demands of the industry.
Programmes offered under the Malaysian Skills Development Programmes, among others are Information System, Motor Vehicle Maintenance, Building Construction, Front Office Skills, Housekeeping Skills, Culinary Arts, Pastry Making, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Electrical Technician as well as Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Maintenance.
The Academic Diploma Programmes offered are Building Construction Technology, Automotive Technology, Electrical Technology, Business Management, Management Technology (Collaboration with University of Technology Malaysia (UTM), Management Technology (Accounting) (Collaboration with UTM), Property Management (Collaboration with UTM), Computer Science (Information Technology) (Collaboration with UTM), Diploma in Syariah Banking (Collaboration with KUIM) and Islamic Studies with Human Resource Development (Collaboration with KUIM). Besides this, KTYS is also in a partnership with University Malaysia Pahang (UMP) where KTYS will run and implement two franchised degree programmes from UMP which are Bachelor of Industrial Management (Hons.) and Bachelor of Project Management (Hons.).
All Academic Diploma programmes conducted at KTYS are approved and accredited by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA), and the vocational skills programme are run under the approval of the Department of Skills Development.
For more information, please visit www.ktys.edu.my