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Diploma of Engineering Technology in Welding

DiplomaTeknologi Kejuruteraan (Kimpalan)

This course will equip students with professional and technological knowledge and skills in welding leading to technical diploma and competency as a welding technologist. Welding Technologies involves all aspects of welding training which include the management and participation in areas of welding inspection, technical support, assistant to engineer and advisor to welders and operators.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO 1
    To produce Engineering technicians who analyze and apply the knowledge and laboratory experiences to solve welding problems.
  • PEO 2
    To produce Engineering technicians who balance the role of being a leader and a team member by utilizing effective communication skill to support their role in the industries.
  • PEO 3
    To produce Engineering technicians who are committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
  • PEO 4
    To produce Engineering technicians who practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility.
  • PEO 5
    To produce Engineering technicians 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 mathematics, science and engineering technology fundamentals to well defined practical procedures and practices.
  • PLO 2
    Analyze well-defined engineering problems in welding specialization.
  • PLO 3
    Formulate solutions to well-defined technical problems related to welding.
  • PLO 4
    Assist in the formulation of welding systems, components or processes to meet specified needs.
  • PLO 5
    Conduct investigations of well-defined problems in welding.
  • PLO 6
    Apply appropriate techniques, resources and engineering tools to well-defined welding 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.


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

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Quick Points

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

Status Programme:
Full Accreditation

Programme Code:
JPT/BPP(R/521/4/0076)06/19 MQA A 9970

Mechanics & Metal Work

Study Level:

January & July Only

3 years

For further enquiries, please contact us at:​
Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Level 3, 1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
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