With more than 20 years of experience in corporate training, the PSDC is committed to build and refine your organisation’s corporate DNA through our Workforce Transformation programs. We strive to help develop an effective workforce for your company through:

  • Defining the current skills and competency of your employees
  • Nurturing your employees to work towards right skills and recognised qualifications
  • Achieving your organisation’s goal and growth by increasing the skills competency of your employees

We offer the following categories of skills enhancement and career advancement courses under our Workforce Transformation series:

  • Business Soft Skills
  • Technical
  • Information Technology for Professionals
  • Global Gurus
  • Breaking Boundaries
  • Techné@PSDC

For further information on our Workforce Transformation program, please contact Marie Ngan at 604-643 7909 (ext 577) or e-mail

As the world of IT advances, employees must be constantly trained and updated in order to keep up with the ever-changing technology. We offer the following categories of courses under our Information Technology series:



PSDC–IESCP is a skills enhancement program that consists of a series of specialised technical certification courses. This program is endorsed by the industry and accredited by the PSDC Management Council.



• To increase the competency of the existing workforce through the implementation of an industry-recognised certification program



• Trainees will embark on both theoretical training provided in the classroom and practical training in the laboratory


To find out more, contact Marie Ngan at 04-6437909 ext 577/ or Yuki Lee ext 517/


Challenging Conformity & Raising the Bar 

Breaking Boundaries is a high-level interaction series which challenges conformity, encourages innovation, unconventional thinking and removes the traditional boundaries which define common leadership practices. 

Future challenge is on the readiness of senior leadership for R&D, high-technology and knowledge intensive businesses.  As an intensive leadership program “Breaking Boundaries” will provide the platform for transfer of best leadership practices. It will address the next generation of leaders by providing them with actionable skills sets and strategies.


To equip the next generation of managers with the ability to make strategic business decisions supported by sound technical knowledge.  


Breaking Boundaries is designed by CEOs who are committed to enhance and shape the development of leadership and strategic thinking through exposure of individuals in management positions to the different technical areas within the business chain. 

For the Innovation Programs:
• New managers
• Managers who require exposure to specific areas of the business chain
• Individual contributors within the organization

For the  CEO Programs:
• “Next-in-line” leaders and Senior Managers

The table below shows the modules incorporated in the Breaking Boundaries Program designed for Target Audience.




CEO Programs




Innovation Programs




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Target Audience 


Target Audience


            •  Senior Managers
            •  “Next-in-line” Leaders


            •  Junior Managers to
               Middle-level Managers
            •  Individual Contributors



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Techné@PSDC is a series of technical talks and lectures designed to inspire innovation through knowledge sharing by experts in the Engineering field.

Introduction To Industry 4.0


Training Structure

All applicants are required to adhere to the training structure set by the PSDC and Energy Commission (ST) below:

Program Duration
Program III
16-Week-Full-Time-Course (4 Months)

8 weeks - Training at Training Centre

4 weeks - Industrial Training

4 weeks - Training at Institution/Final Exam

Program IV
Part-Time Course (480 Hours)
480 Hours - Training at Training Centre


Mandatory Requirements
• Must be Malaysian citizen
• Must not be less than 20 years old on the date of the examination
• Completed secondary education (Form 5) in a government-aided school
• Able to write and speak in Bahasa Malaysia


• Must have minimum three (3) years of work experience in handling/operating electrical equipment and controlling live equipment
• Possess a complete log book based on the 3-year work experience above, which has been validated by the employer and a competent person
• Possess Employees Provident Fund (EPF) or Social Security Organization (SOCSO) statements as evidence of the 3-year work experience above


• Possess a Certificate of Competency:
i. Wireman PW1/PW2/P3/P4/P6 or
ii. Polytechnic Certificate in Electrical Engineering
• Must have a minimum of two (2) years of work experience in handling/operating electrical equipment and controlling live equipment
• Possess a complete log book based on the 2-year work experience above, which has been validated by the employer and a competent person
• Possess Employees Provident Fund (EPF) or Social Security Organization (SOCSO) statements as evidence of the 2-year work experience above


Course Content

Technical Series  
Orientation Briefing

PSDC rules and regulation & Introduction to ST Registration

Electricity Supply Act 1990 and Energy Commission Act 2001

Electricity Regulations 1994 and its amendments

Standard MS IEC 60364:2003 Electrical Installations of Building

Resuscitation, first aid and treatment of electric shock

MS 1979:2007 Electrical Installations of Building – Code of Practice

MS 1936:2006 Electrical Installations of Building – Guide To MS IEC 60364

Fire Extinguishing System

Handling and operation of portable fire extinguishers 

Halon gas system and sprinkler

Alarm system

Protection equipment in low voltage installation

All types of circuit breaker (ACB, OCB, MCCB, MCB, ELCB, etc.)

Safety switches

All types of fuses that can be rewired, HRC and time lag fuse

Oil dash pot


Basic Electricity

Power factor:
i.    Definition and calculation of power factor
ii.   Effects of low power factor
iii.  Capacitor rating for correcting power factor


Current (direct current and alternating current circuit)

Power (kW, kVA, kVAR)




Basic Magnetism field


Construction, type, usage, difference with other types of transformer

Function of important parts in transformer


Testing and commissioning

Cable Cable selection:
- Type
- Size
- Current carrying capacity
- Voltage drop

Joints and terminations

Cable damage and analyses

Type of tools to detect damages in cables

Underground Cable Types of cable, sizing, current carrying capacity, drilling, excavation and cable laying for various situations

Cable jointing, phasing and termination

Associated control gears feeder pillar distribution board

Construction, handling and maintenance

Motor and its starter

Types of motor, usage, difference and movement

Maintenance, damage detection and repair

Starter including characteristics of protection

Battery Working principle of batteries
Type, sizing, maintenance and charging system
Measurement and testing equipment

Introduction and usage of various measurement and testing equipment

Components of air conditioner

Operation and maintenance

Inspection for main switchboard equipment Earthing system, OCB, switchboard, switching tripping equipment, isolator, relay and pilot wiring
Consumer installation Types of wiring for consumer installation
Installation testing (model tests)
Installation on neon lamp
Street lighting Installation and maintenance
Study Week and Re-sit Course Work  
Final Examination Theory, Oral, and Practical


To find out more, contact the Applied Engineering Department at 604-643 7909 ext 551/576/529 or email