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Diploma of Engineering Technology in Welding
DiplomaTeknologi Kejuruteraan (Kimpalan)

The Welding programme aims to support Malaysia aspirations to become an industrialized nation by nurturing skilful, resilient, responsible & globally recognized Welding engineering technician with technopreneurial skills that are relevant to societal and Malaysia economic growth.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO 1
    UniKL graduates who are knowledgeable and technically competent in the field of Welding engineering technology.
  • PEO 2
    UniKL graduates who are effective leaders and teamwork skills, as well as verbal and non-verbal interpersonal communication skills to support their role in the field of Welding engineering technology.
  • PEO 3
    UniKL graduates who are committed towards the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
  • PEO 4
    UniKL graduates who are professional, ethical, and socially responsible.
  • PEO 5
    UniKL graduates who are capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Majors in welding technology will be able to:

  • PLO 1
    Apply knowledge of applied mathematics, applied science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialisation.
  • PLO 2
    Identify and analyse well-defined engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using codified methods of analysis specific to their field of activity.
  • PLO 3
    Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the design of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • PLO 4
    Conduct investigations of well-defined problems; locate and search relevant codes and catalogues, conduct standard tests and measurements.
  • PLO 5
    Apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools to well defined engineering problems, with an awareness of the limitations.
  • PLO 6
    Function effectively as an individual, and as a member in diverse technical teams.
  • PLO 7
    Communicate effectively on well defined engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, by being able to comprehend the work of others, document their own work, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • PLO 8
    Demonstrate knowledge of the societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to engineering technician practice and solutions to well-defined engineering problems.
  • PLO 9
    Understand and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of technician practice.
  • PLO 10
    Understand and evaluate the sustainability and impact of engineering technician work in the solution of well-defined engineering problems in societal and environmental contexts.
  • PLO 11
    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member or leader in a technical team and to manage projects in multidisciplinary environments.
  • PLO 12
    Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of engineering practices, taking into account the need for sustainable
  • PLO 13
    Recognize the need for professional development and to engage in independent and lifelong learning.


Career Information

With its strength in hands-on and multidisciplinary skills, the prospective graduates can become technopreneurs who create job opportunities as well as to work as engineering technologists in the following economic sectors:

  • Transportation/Automotive
  • Process & Power Generation
  • Offshore
  • Underwater
  • Pipelines
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Structural Steel & Construction
  • Heavy Fabrication
  • Shipbuilding
  • Ship Repair
  • Pipe Mill

Learning Institutions and Skill Centers



Semester 1
  • Engineering Drawing
  • OAW and SMAW Practices
  • Welding Processes and Consumable Designation
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Amalan Islam di Malaysia/Religious Practices in Malaysia
  • Co-Curriculum 1
  • Technical Mathematics 1

Semester 2
  • GTAW and GMAW Practices
  • Computer Aided Drafting
  • Welding Joint, Symbols, and Blueprint Reading
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Competency English
  • French 1
  • Technical Mathematics 2

Semester 3
  • Weld Defects, DT and NDT
  • Metallurgy
  • Plant  Piping  & Pressure Vessel Drawing
  • Statics  and Dynamics
  • Occupational, Safety and Health Management
  • Communication English 1
  • French 2

Semester 4
  • Welding Procedure and Specifications
  • Welding Metallurgy
  • Welding Joint Analysis 1
  • Welding Mechanics
  • Welding Management
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Communication English 2

Semester 5
  • Welding Inspection and Testing
  • Welding Joint Analysis 2
  • Final Year Project
  • Elective

Semester 6

Industrial Training

  • Industrial Engineering
  • Basic Pressure Vessel Design
  • Technical Mathematics 3
    • Fees:
      Local Student
      International Student

    • Entry Requirement:
      Local Student
      • Pass in SPM or its equivalent with at least credits (minimum Grade C and higher) in Mathematics and Natural Sciences or Technical Based Subjects; OR
      • Pass in O-Level with minimum Grade C in three (3) subjects including Mathematics and science or technical based subjects; OR
      • Accredited Certificate in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Technical or Malaysian Skills Certificate Level 3 with PT3; or its equivalent; OR
      • Recognized related Technical/Vocational/Skills qualifications AND an adequate and relevant bridging programme; OR
      • Pass Technical/Vocational/Skills qualifications and recognized and approve by UniKL Senate
      • Pass in Sijil Vokasional Malaysia (SVM) qualification been recognized by government of Malaysia and according to approval by UniKL Senate. SVM is recognized as equivalent to 3 credits SPM for candidates who obtain;
      • Academic CGPA is equal to or greater than 2.00;
      • Vocational CGPA is equal to or greater than 2.67 and competent in all vocational modules;
      • Credit in Bahasa Melayu with SVM Code 1104;
      • Pass in Sejarah for graduate cohort 2013-2016

      International Student

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Quick Points

Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Kampus Cawangan Malaysia France Institute (UniKL MFI)

Status Programme:
Full Accreditation

Programme Code:
JPT/BPP(R2/521/4/0076)06/24, A 9970

Mechanics & Metal Work

Study Level:

January & July Only

3 years

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