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Diploma of Engineering Technology in Automotive Maintenance APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 Years
Intake Deadline
Jan and July
  Tution Fees N/A

This is a three years full-time course and it provides extensive coverage of the technological and managerial aspects of the Automotive Maintenance. The course covers the requirements of the SKM level 1 to level 4. It puts emphasis on work of a practical nature to competence and confidence through active participation in the technological aspects of the automotive industry. The programme is also designed to give students the necessary academic and technical background to continue their studies should they wish to pursue the degree programme.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO 1
    To produce engineering technicians who analyze and apply the knowledge, understanding and workshop skills in automotive maintenance technology to provide quality products and services to government agencies and engineering relates industries.
  • PEO 2
    To produce engineering technicians who lead and engage in teams in problem solving tasks across disciplines through effective communicative abilities.
  • PEO 3
    To produce engineering technicians who continue to advance their knowledge and abilities by embarking on business and technopreneurial opportunities in the engineering related industries
  • PEO 4
    To produce engineering technicians who demonstrate ethical and professional values of Leadership and Team skills in providing services to the recipients and provider of the engineering-related industries.
  • PEO 5
    To produce engineering technicians who are capable to identify on seizing business and technopreneurial opportunities in providing services

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Majors in Automotive Maintenance will be able to:

  • PLO 1
    Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and engineering specialization principles to well-defined practical procedures and practices.
  • PLO 2
    Analyze well-defined engineering problems in Automotive engineering or area of specialization
  • PLO 3
    Formulate solutions to well-defined technical problems related to Automotive Engineering
  • PLO 4
    Assist in the formulation of the automotive systems, related components or processes to meet specified needs
  • PLO 5
    Conduct investigations of well-defined automotive system problems.
  • PLO 6
    Apply appropriate techniques, resources, and engineering tools to well-defined automotive engineering activities, with an awareness of their limitations.
  • PLO 7
    Demonstrate an awareness of and consideration for societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and their consequent responsibilities
  • PLO 8
    Communicate effectively with the engineering community and society at large.
  • PLO 9
    Function effectively in a diverse technical team
  • PLO 10
    Demonstrate an understanding of professional ethics, responsibilities and norms of engineering technology practices.
  • PLO 11
    Demonstrate an awareness of management, business practices and entrepreneurship.
  • PLO 12
    Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of engineering practices, taking into account the need for sustainable development.
  • PLO 13
    Recognize the need for professional development and to engage in independent and lifelong learning.


Graduates from this field will have excellent opportunities to work as experts in:

  • Car Service Centers
  • Passenger Transport
  • Public Service
  • Department Road Haulage
  • Transport Department of all industries
  • Automotive Assembly Plants

Semester 1

  • Engineering Drawing
  • Engine Fundamental
  • Electrical Principles
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Amalan Islam di Malaysia/Religious Practices in Malaysia
  • Co-Curriculum 1
  • Technical Mathematics 1

Semester 2

  • Engine Technology
  • Computer Assisted Design
  • Autotronic
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)
  • Competency English
  • French 1
  • Technical Mathematics 2

Semester 3

  • Drivetrain System 1
  • Automotive Airconditioning System
  • Chassis & Braking System 1
  • Statics  and Dynamics
  • Occupational, Safety and Health Management
  • Communication English 1
  • French 2

Semester 4

  • Drivetrain System 2
  • Automotive Management
  • Chassis & Braking System 2
  • SI Engine Management & Control System
  • CI Engine Management & Control System
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Communication English 2

Semester 5

  • NGV Installation & Maintenance
  • Auto Assesment & Performance Test
  • Comfort , Safety & Info System
  • Final Year Project

Semester 6

  • Industrial Training


  • Vehicle Service & Maintenance
  • Engineering Ethics
  • Technical Mathematics 3



  • Pass in SPM/SPMV with at least 3 credits (minimum Grade C and higher) in the following subjects:
    Bahasa Melayu, Mathematics, one science /technical/vocational subject and 2 other subjects; and at least pass in English; OR
  • Pass in O-Level with at least 3 credits (minimum Grade C and higher) including Mathematics, one science /technical/vocational subject and three other subjects and at least a pass in English; OR
  • Pass in Engineering/Engineering Technology Certificate (Level 3, KKM) in the relevant or equivalent field from accredited PPT with a minimum CGPA 2.0; OR
  • Pass in Vocational and Technical Skills Certificate (Level 3, KKM) in the relevant field with CGPA 2.0 AND obtained at least one credit at SPM level with one year experience in the relevant field or at least one semester bridging programme;


Student must complete 12 years of schooling and obtain general pass in their High School Certificate, A-levels or equivalent with min Grade C (60%) in Mathematics and one of the Science subjects (such as Physics, Chemistry or Biology – depending on the programme)
IELTS 5.0 or its equivalent




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